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, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), Co-operative Housing Federation of 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.
CHF Canada On-line Resource Centre
Model Environmental Sustainability Policy
Sustainable Affordable Housing
Good Practices in Sustainability
Energy Saving and Environmental Sustainability
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!