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Sustainable Kingston Photo Contest

Calling All Kingston Photographers Sustainable Kingston is hosting a photo contest as a way to obtain photographs taken by the local community for use in our publications. In the spirit of our newly defined Priority Areas, we are looking for local photographs that align with the themes below. Climate Action Sustainable Transportation Economy Prosperity Sense of [...]

February 9th, 2017|

5 things to keep in mind when riding year-round

January 25, 2017 | Your Guide to Winter Cycling | envirocentre Cycling is a rewarding activity and can be done year-round. If you are just beginning to cycle in the colder months, take the time to learn and build your confidence. With some bike preparation, a good route and the right clothes you can extend your [...]

January 25th, 2017|

Job Posting: Program Development Coordinator

Sustainable Kingston is hiring for the role of Program Development Coordinator for the Green Economy Kingston program. The focus of the role is to grow the number of businesses and organizations that are measuring and setting targets on their carbon footprint via membership in the program. Full position details and instructions on how to apply are contained in the job [...]

December 9th, 2016|

Event Review: Stories of the Network Webinar

Summary On Wednesday, November 9th, three speakers representing businesses and organizations from the Sustainability CoLab Network joined us for a lunchtime webinar to share stories about how their organizations are taking action to improve their sustainability. The purpose of the event was to share sustainability case studies to help other businesses and organization understand what [...]

November 17th, 2016|

Event Review: Opportunities in a Low Carbon Economy

On Tuesday, October 4, the Green Economy Kingston program held "Opportunities in a Low Carbon Economy," an event hosted by St. Lawrence College and presented in partnership with the City of Kingston. The event bolstered the first of many conversations that will take place in response to Ontario's new Cap and Trade program, a regulation taking [...]

October 14th, 2016|

The Buzz on Bees

August 16th, 2016 | Georgina Preston, Sustainability Journalist & Content Producer for Sustainable Kingston My bike ride to work is one of the things I most enjoy about living in Kingston for the Summer. As a student who had only seen the city in the colder seasons, the wonderful gardens that have come alive during this [...]

August 16th, 2016|

A Carnivore’s Dilemma: Why You Should be “Having a Cow” About Your Meat Consumption

July 12th, 2016 | Georgina Preston, Sustainability Journalist & Content Producer for Sustainable Kingston I’ll be honest with you; I LOVE a good steak. The thought of chicken wings, bacon and sushi make my mouth water. I’m so serious about this infatuation that I actually have a shirt that proclaims me a “Carnivore” for all the [...]

July 12th, 2016|

Workplaces, are you up to a new challenge? Take the Commuter Challenge beyond the Canadian Environment Week

July 6th, 2016 | Alia Tulloch, Sustainable Kingston Plan Manager Last month Kingston rocked the Commuter Challenge, once again taking 1st place for mid-sized cities in Canada. The Commuter Challenge is a national program that encourages people across Canada to “ditch the car” during the Canadian Environment Week and take a more sustainable form of transportation (transit, cycling, [...]

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Embedding Corporate Sustainability: Perspectives on Employee Engagement

On June 20th, Sustainable Kingston's Green Economy Kingston team presented its first Educational Forum of the 2016 Event Season. We invited three panelists from Kingston organizations to give us their perspectives and approaches on managing corporate sustainability within their workplace and how they engage their employees. Here are some key takeaways from our panel that included [...]

June 22nd, 2016|

Wasteful Water Bottles

(& why they are totally unnecessary in the world we live in) June 20th, 2016 | Georgina Preston, Sustainability Journalist & Content Producer for Sustainable Kingston I take a long, refreshing gulp of Kingston tap water out of my 1 litre Nalgene water bottle. It’s refreshing and quenches my thirst in a way that only water [...]

June 20th, 2016|