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Waste is expensive and bad for the planet. Make choices that will sustain the natural world and your co-op’s future.

Protecting the Environment

This world is the only one we have. Investing in sustainability will save your co-op money and protect future generations too.

Check out ideas from the Agency, CMHC, CHF Canada and others that will help reduce your co-op’s footprint. Investments that pay returns to the environment could also pay returns to your co-op.



Agency for Co-operative Housing

CHF Canada On-line Resource Centre

CHF Canada

Model Environmental Sustainability Policy

CHF Canada

NHS Funding Programs for Co-ops

CHF Canada

Global Age-Friendly Cities: A Guide

World Health Organization

Age-Friendly Communities

Government of Canada


Save More than Money

Stanley Knowles Housing Co-operative says, “Money saved on energy is money in our pockets.” Read its story for the ideas and the inspiration.

If your co-op is shrinking its environmental footprint, why not share your own story? You can be inspiring too!

Arrears Cost

Half the Agency's clients have member arrears and bad debts below $43 a unit, and half above. In 2007, the midpoint was $83. Great work, boards and managers! Members too!