Our Programs

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Faith-based communities working side-by-side for a greener, healthier and more resilient world.

GSS Halton-Peel is a program of HEN and a chapter of Faith and the Common Good.

Greening Sacred Spaces Halton-Peel assist faith communities in Halton and Peel in creating more sustainable and environmentally-friendly places of worship through education, capacity building and supporting concrete action in community.

Greening Sacred Spaces
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Inspiring environmental stewardship through film!

Halton Green Screens shows environmental films in communities in the Halton Region (Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton, and Oakville) followed by a discussion, a guest speaker, or a workshop. Our goal is to raise awareness of environmental issues and inspire people to take individual and collective action for the environment.

Halton Green Screens
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Halton Food believes that all residents have access to adequate, affordable, safe, nutritious and culturally acceptable food.

The mission of Halton Food is to educate residents about sustainable food production and promote access to local, healthy culturally-relevant food through environmentally sustainable community gardening, urban farming and school gardens.

Halton Food
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The OakvilleReady is funded by the Oakville Community Foundation and seeks to provide your Oakville neighbourhood with support and a safe place in the event of a severe weather emergency event. The project works to build resilient communities through education and connections.

OakvilleReady is a partnership with team members from Town of Oakville, Halton Environmental Network, Faith & the Common Good and local communities, including our pilot OakvilleReady Hub locations.

    Oakville Ready
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    The Halton Environmental Network has partnered with Value Chain Management International, a global food consultancy group and leader in identifying and analyzing food loss and waste, in a cutting edge study: MAKE EVERY BITE COUNT.

    This will help us understand the Carbon "FoodPrint" of our household food waste in Oakville and guide future programmes to reduce our environmental impacts.

    Food Waste and Loss
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    The Generation Green Youth Un-conference is an event designed by youth for youth, with the goal of engaging Halton students in climate action leadership, and supporting them in their commitment to greenhouse gas emission reductions in order to drive change and action in their communities.
    Generation Green Youth Un-Conference

    Initiatives

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    The Halton Environmental Network is the proud backbone agency of the The Halton Climate Collective (HCC). The HCC is a group of local organizations focused on transforming Halton into a low-carbon, climate-resilient community. The Leadership Team of the HCC is comprised environmental leaders and engagers from: Conservation Halton, Town of Oakville, Town of Halton Hills, City of Burlington, Town of Milton, Halton Region, Halton District School Board, Halton Catholic District School Board, University of Waterloo, and the Halton Environmental Network.
    Halton Climate Collective