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Media Releases

Interested in doing a story about one of our media releases?

Please contact: Donnique Williams, Manager of Communications, [email protected] or 519-744-9799 ext. 222.

We can also provide experts to speak to how people can live sustainably at home and in their personal lives on topics related to:

  • Home energy efficiency
  • Stormwater management
  • Water conservation
  • Waste reduction
  • and more!

Digging in with Community to ‘Depave’ Keatsway Public School | News Release

  Depave Paradise (a program of Reep Green Solutions) will lead the Keatsway Public School community in transforming an underutilized area of tarmac into green space. Waterloo, ON. On Saturday November 9th, Keatsway Public School in Waterloo, volunteers will use pry bars to literally lift up the tarmac by hand to create a naturalized green space in the school playground. The project will eventually add trees, capture rainwater and showcase a more sustainable way to manage stormwater in urban areas through a program called Depave Paradise. This Depave project is part of an exciting new trend of neighbourhood work bees… Continue Reading Digging in with Community to ‘Depave’ Keatsway Public School | News Release

Innovative Research to Reveal Project Neutral’s Impact on Lowering Carbon Footprints | News Release

  Building on the success of the Project Neutral tool in Waterloo Region, Reep Green Solutions and University of Waterloo will research the impact of the carbon calculating tool on local action on climate change. In June 2018, Reep Green Solutions brought Project Neutral to Waterloo Region. Project Neutral, a project of Tides Canada, allows users to calculate the carbon emissions associated with their lifestyle, including home energy, daily transportation, travel, food, and waste. Since then, the Project Neutral platform has been shared at workshops and community events across the region, resulting in over 600 users discovering their household carbon… Continue Reading Innovative Research to Reveal Project Neutral’s Impact on Lowering Carbon Footprints | News Release

New subsidized tree-planting program launches for Cambridge homeowners | News Release

  New subsidized program will pick the perfect location on your property, plant it and teach you how to care for it going forward. Cambridge, ON. In partnership with the City of Cambridge and LEAF (Local Enhancement & Appreciation of Forests), Reep Green Solutions has launched a new subsidized tree planting program for homeowners in the Cambridge community. Trees are vital to the health of our cities and neighbourhoods and this program will help ensure homeowners are selecting the right tree for the right place. Homeowners receive an in-person consultation with an arborist, as well as delivery and full planting… Continue Reading New subsidized tree-planting program launches for Cambridge homeowners | News Release

MEDIA RELEASE – Local Charity Wins Grant to ‘Depave’ Kitchener School, the first Depave project in Waterloo Region

Depave Paradise (a program of Reep Green Solutions) will lead the community in transforming asphalt-covered areas of Sheppard Public School into a dynamic naturalized play space. Kitchener, ON. On Sunday October 28, the Sheppard Public School community, with partners Reep Green Solutions and Green Communities Canada, will tear up unused pavement and create a naturalized green space for the children of Sheppard Public School. The project will capture rainwater, beautify our community, and showcase a more sustainable way to managed stormwater in urban areas through a program called Depave Paradise. This Depave project is part of an exciting new trend… Continue Reading MEDIA RELEASE – Local Charity Wins Grant to ‘Depave’ Kitchener School, the first Depave project in Waterloo Region

News Release: Mary Jane Patterson receives lifetime achievement award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20, 2017 Reep Green Solutions receives three awards from Green Communities Canada Kitchener – Mary Jane Patterson, executive director of Reep Green Solutions received the environmental lifetime achievement award on Monday from Green Communities Canada as part of its Annual General Meeting. Also recognized with awards were board chair Tania Del Matto as an outstanding board person and the innovation award went to the organization’s Home Energy and Rain Coaching services. The following is how Green Communities Canada officially announced the recipient of the environmental lifetime achievement award. Environmental Lifetime Achievement Award: Mary Jane Patterson, Reep… Continue Reading News Release: Mary Jane Patterson receives lifetime achievement award

Home in Kitchener’s Mount Hope neighbourhood takes major step to being RAIN Smart

Building a rain garden from start to finish Kitchener – On Saturday, May 20, a group of family, neighbours and volunteers will build a rain garden from start to finish at 200 Waterloo Street in Kitchener’s Mount Hope neighbourhood. The first shovel will go into the ground at 10:30 a.m. following a presentation on how to build rain gardens at 10 a.m. by Reep Green Solutions RAIN Coach Becca Robinson. Digging out the basin and mixing the soil is expected to take until early afternoon when it will be filled with amended soil design to soak up stormwater and planted… Continue Reading Home in Kitchener’s Mount Hope neighbourhood takes major step to being RAIN Smart

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