On January, 24, 2024, the Regional Municipality of Durham, in partnership with Windfall Ecology Centre, launched the Durham Greener Buildings Program, a groundbreaking benchmarking and disclosure program that will support building owners participating in the provincial Energy and Water Reporting Benchmarking (EWRB) program by helping them to measure, report and take action on efficiency and conservation opportunities.
The Reesor family has been providing fresh and local food for the region since 1804. They operate a production kitchen and retail store in Stouffville and a farm/farm gate operation in the City of Markham. Reesor's commitment to environmental stewardship is demonstrated by their support for local food and sustainable packaging. Reesor's Markets is currently in the process of establishing an emissions baseline for their York Region facilities. The organization is also looking into opportunities to reduce waste and water within their operation.