Stratford’s Green Bin Program is Ready to Launch!

Stratford’s Green Bin Program is Ready to Launch!

By Larke Turnbull Stratford is about to get greener – and not because spring is coming. In the next few weeks, the city will roll out its green bin program that aims to keep organic waste out of our landfill. The bins will be delivered starting the week of March 9,...
Walking and Wheeling to School!

Walking and Wheeling to School!

By Dariel Bateman Meet Samantha (“Sam”) McGuinness, Stratford’s School Travel Planning Facilitator, which is a new position funded through the Ministry of Education and Green Communities Canada. At first glance, just what does her role have to do with climate change? ...
Stratford City Council Declares a Climate Emergency

Stratford City Council Declares a Climate Emergency

By Anne Carbert At its February 10th meeting, Stratford City Council passed a climate emergency declaration as well as an additional motion to set 2030 and 2050 targets for greenhouse gas emissions reductions and report back to the City’s Infrastructure,...
Council Motion Feb. 10th: Climate Emergency!

Council Motion Feb. 10th: Climate Emergency!

At its meeting on Monday Feb 10th at 7pm, Stratford City Council will consider declaring a climate emergency. This is a first critical step to making local climate action a priority and doing our part to keep global warming below 2°C. The four local students pictured...
You can make a difference! Support the RNG Project

You can make a difference! Support the RNG Project

Stratford residents! Our latest e-newsletter calls on you to inform yourselves about the proposed renewable natural gas project, write to City Council *this week* in support, and ask your friends to express support too. There will be a critical vote at Council on...