A series of gatherings for Sustainable Neighbourhood and other community volunteers to celebrate their achievements and share ideas
On 15 May we celebrated our achievements and learnt from some great project successes. Summaries of the project presentations are available below.
Toronto Area Sustainable Neighbourhood Group
‘Tossers can be binners’ project
Find out about this project to reduce littering in their local shopping precinct. The project included winning grant funding, collaborating with Council to have
public place recycling bins and signage installed, and implementing an anti-littering education campaign.
Download the 'Tossers can be binners' project presentation:
Redhead Sustainable Neighbourhood Group
Financial sustainability for community groups
The Redhead Sustainable Neighbourhood Group are particularly successful at fundraising and finding innovative ways to cover the costs of their projects. Come and hear from group members about their approach and some specific activities, such as
newsletter advertising, trivia nights, wine and cheese evenings and more!
Dowload the Redhead fundraising strategies project presentation:
Dudley Sustainable Neighbourhood Group
Super Street Sales
Learn from the Dudley Sustainable Neighbourhood Group about their Super Street Sale events that bring the community together and encourage reuse of second-hand goods. The events involved engaging with residents and the local primary school to all hold garage sales on the same day.
Download the Dudley Super Street Sales project presentation:
Check out a whole range of Sustainable Neighbourhood Success Stories here: