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Windfall Centre is hiring

Looking for experience in energy efficiency, events and sales

Windfall Ecology Centre is hiring for two programs, Energy Efficiency and the ClimateWise Business Network. Windfall will be looking at bringing on an Energy Efficiency Specialist for the Energy Program, a Marketing and Sales Coordinator for ClimateWise and an Events and Communications Coordinator to support both ClimateWise and Windfall.

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Windfall hosts GHG target setting workshop

All Founding Members of ClimateWise in attendance

Setting a sustainability target is the first step in tracking and moving forward with your green objectives. On June 29th, ClimateWise hosted a workshop for its Founding Members on how to set a carbon emissions target and how to determine what a relevant target looks like for your team.

Benefits of joining ClimateWise

Harry French joins ClimateWise team

Harry French joins as the new Manager of ClimateWise

The ClimateWise Business Network is pleased to introduce Harry French as the Manager, ClimateWise Business Network (CBN). Their members' ability to stay competitive in a changing business climate is critical; Harry will draw his experience to facilitate them through a target-setting process to meet this goal.

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Healthy Kids #spotthecarrot summer photo contest

Win a 2-month Local Food Box prize

Spot Healthy Kids and Carrot at Aurora events all through summer

Spot the Carrot Contest

To enter, take a photo with Carrot, post it on Facebook or Twitter with #spotthecarrot and tag us @fitkidsaurora. Follow us to find out where Carrot will appear next. Happy snacking and snapping!

Contest poster and details

2017 Green Communities Award winners announced

Helen Doyle receives award for Outstanding Board Person

The GC Awards were announced at Green Communities Canada's Annual General Meeting on June 19. Helen Doyle has served as Board Secretary on the Windfall Ecology Centre Board of Directors for 14 years and was recognized for her leading role in guiding the strategic direction of the organization.

New incentives for home energy upgrades

Electrically heated homes are eligible for an additional $4,000

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Qualified home owners can now earn up to $1,600 plus bonus incentives for making eligible energy efficiency improvements to their homes through the Enbridge Home Energy Conservation Program. Additional incentives are now available for electrically heated homes.

Find out how you can participate

Healthy Kids' Veggie & Fruit Pop-Up debuts

Open Streets Aurora gives way for pedestrians

Climatewise Founding Members

Activate Aurora's Open Streets Aurora closed off downtown roads to make way for walking, dancing, basketball, badminton, and a whole lot of fun. Healthy Kids unveiled their mobile Veggie & Fruit Pop-Up alongside Carrot the mascot to give away healthy snacks and remind kids to eat veggies and fruit every day!

Upcoming Healthy Kids events

Rain barrel sale extended

Order by Tuesday, June 6

Pick-up Saturday, June 10 (10:am to 2:pm)

You now have until Tuesday, June 6 to take advantage of our great savings on rain barrels. Order online today. Pick-up Saturday, June 10 (10:am to 2:pm) at Windfall Ecology Centre in Aurora.

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Map and directions to Windfall Centre

ClimateWise celebrates Founding Members

Evening of Recognition celebration for business sustainability

Climatewise Founding Members

The ClimateWise Business Network's first Annual Evening of Recognition was a fantastic success, with members and supporters of ClimateWise, as well as community leaders in business sustainability, celebrating the achievements and growth of the network since its 2016 launch. Thank you to keynote speaker David Miller and Platinum Event Sponsor KPMG for their support!

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Windfall Centre's Rain Barrel Sale is Back

Order discounted rain barrels online

Prices start at $60 per barrel

Rain barrels are an excellent way to collect free rainwater for future use on gardens and lawns. Using rain barrels helps prevent flooding and keep our local waterways clean by slowing down the flow of stormwater. Supplies are limited so don't miss this great opportunity for big savings on Rain Barrels!

Order Today — Pick up Saturday June 10, 2017 (10:am – 2:pm)

Pickup at Windfall Ecology Centre in Aurora:

93A Industrial Parkway South
Aurora, Ontario
L4G 3V5

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New Fall Festival Coming to Windfall Ecology Centre

Celebrating Diversity: Food, Land and People

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Windfall Executive Director Brent Kopperson with Ontario Minister of Housing, Chris Ballard, MPP, at the announcement of a new Windfall festival
Windfall Executive Director Brent Kopperson (left) with Ontario Minister of Housing, Chris Ballard, MPP — at the announcement of a new Windfall festival.

Windfall Ecology Centre throws open its doors for a new fall festival at Sheppard's Bush... but 2017 is no ordinary year. This fall, we celebrate 150 years of Canada's diverse natural heritage: Food, Land and People.

Details will be announced in the coming months.

Read the full story in The Auroran