Sustainable Orangeville assists in the development, implementation and promotion of environmentally sustainable practices in the Town of Orangeville. This is done through a variety of programs and initiatives including:

Environment Sustainability Awards

 The Environmental Sustainability Awards recognize those who have made a positive contribution to the environmental health of the community. View our news for information about current and past award recipients.
Applications are now open for 2020. Deadline to submit is October 4, 2020.

2020 Environmental Sustainability Application Form

Meetings, minutes and agendas

View the committee calendar for upcoming meetings and agendas as well as past meeting minutes. The Sustainable Orangeville Committee meets monthly.

Join the committee

We will advertise committee vacancies as they become available. Learn how to join one of the Town's boards and committees.

Committee composition

Sustainable Orangeville consists of 11 members, including:

Skills

In order to become a member of Sustainable Orangeville, you should have a:

  • passion for environmental stewardship
  • background in one or more sustainable areas of focus

Goals and objectives

The goals and objectives of Sustainable Orangeville are to:

  • advise on short-term, intermediate and long-term environmental and sustainability strategic initiatives
  • raise new, relevant, unexplored environmental and sustainability issues important to Orangeville and the County of Dufferin
  • prepare and submit to Council for endorsement, annual work plans for Sustainable Orangeville and volunteer working groups, such as Communities in Bloom and Urban Harvest

Mandate

Sustainable Orangeville works to reduce Orangeville's environmental impact and improve the quality of life for residents through:

The committee may also direct or monitor volunteer community working groups participating in specific projects and initiatives. For example:

  • Communities in Bloom program to encourage community volunteerism, pride and active participation in the ongoing development of a healthy and beautiful Orangeville
  • Earth week celebrations
  • Urban Harvest Projects