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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.


Model Environmental Sustainability Policy

CHF Canada


Agency for Co-operative Housing

CHF Canada On-line Resource Centre

CHF Canada

Preservation Funding for Community Housing


Buying a Water-Efficient Toilet


Energy and Water Tune-ups Multi-unit Residential Buildings



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!

Directors in Arrears

Co-ops with board members in arrears are down to 64 from 140 in 2007. Still too many, but much better!