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How you can help make Vancouver greener

We can do a lot to ensure we achieve our Greenest City goals and targets, but there are also limits. That is why we need strong and effective partnerships with all organizations in Vancouver that have a key role in greening the city. This includes other levels of:

  • Government
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Businesses
  • Social enterprises
  • You

Programs to help you go green

Programs to help reduce your footprint

Find out what you can do at home, at work, on the move, and on the street to use less energy and water, and reduce waste and greenhouse gasses.

Track your building's energy use

Energy benchmarking for large buildings

Track and record a building's energy use and compare it with that of other buildings similar in size and function.

Opportunities for students interested in sustainability

Opportunities for students

We partner with local colleges and universities to help prepare the next generation of sustainability leaders. View opportunities available.

Volunteer opportunities that help make Vancouver green

Green volunteer opportunities

Get a list of Vancouver-area organizations who rely on volunteers to improve our environment and help make the city a better place for all of us to live.

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Sign up for our Greenest City newsletter, and get news on our progress, programs, and initiatives. You'll also be notified of  local sustainability events and volunteer opportunities.

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