GCNews January 2022: Brianna’s green wish for 2022

GCNews January 2022: Brianna’s green wish for 2022

GreenUP asked local Peterborough, ON visionaries to share their environmental hopes for the new year, and here’s what Green Communities Canada Executive Director Brianna Salmon had to say: My green wish for 2022 is that communities across the country come together to...
Ho, ho, hold the holiday waste

Ho, ho, hold the holiday waste

The holidays can generate a lot of waste – according to Zero Waste Canada, Canadians generate 545,000 tonnes of waste from gift wrapping and shopping bags alone. Add in food waste, packaging, and unused gifts, and household waste can increase more that 25% over...
Women leading on climate

Women leading on climate

GCC Executive Director Brianna Salmon and Water Programs Lead Emily Amon posted videos in response to former Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna’s Women Leading On Climate campaign. The campaign called on women and girls to share stories about...
GCC has a new member!

GCC has a new member!

Saskatchewan Environmental Society (SES) is Green Communities Canada’s newest member organization. SES has been working on environmental issues in Saskatchewan for the past 50 years. Formed as a local Saskatoon, volunteer-run organization, SES has grown into a...
Meet our newest staff members

Meet our newest staff members

GCC welcomes two new staff members to the team. Christine Mettler (pictured left) joins the Water Department as Project Manager for the Living Cities Canada: Green For All project. Christine has more than a decade of experience in the environmental sector, with a...