Proof of vaccination is required at indoor town facilities. Oakville remains in Step 3 of the Province’s reopening plan until October 25. Please continue to follow all current public health measures.
Tue, 16 Apr 2013
Oakville residents are celebrating Earth Week across the town April 16 to 22 by participating in activities such as neighbourhood cleanups and tree plantings. The Town of Oakville celebrates Earth Week every week by making good environmental choices in its daily operations.
“This Council is committed to a cleaner, greener Oakville,” Mayor Rob Burton said. “From ensuring cleaner air for our residents and finding ways to further reduce energy costs, to planning more efficient neighbourhoods and building green facilities, we will continue to make choices that protect our environment today and for future generations.”
In Council’s 2011–2014 Strategic Plan, one of its goals is to reduce town and community impact on the environment. The town has implemented a number of successful environmental programs including:
Other programs the town is currently undertaking include:
The town’s daily operations also mirror Council’s environmental stewardship with programs such as automatic computer shut-down, sustainable purchasing procedures, environmentally-friendly vehicles and building energy audits to name a few.
To learn more about what the town is doing to reduce its ecological footprint and what you can do to live a greener and healthier life in Oakville, visit the environmental initiatives page.
Mary Jo Milhomens
Senior Communications Advisor
Town of Oakville