Welcome to the GreenBiz Resource Hub!
This is your one-stop-shop for taking action on your organization’s sustainability goals. No matter the size or sector of your company, the Hub provides action-oriented materials from subject matter experts to guide tangible action on sustainability. The resources are categorized based on our four workshop topics of:
- Water efficiency & stormwater management
- Energy management & low carbon transportation
- Waste reduction & diversion
- Employee engagement
Peruse this growing library of resources for tools, videos, and documents, and bolster your efforts for improving your environmental impact. Access them today, download and make them your own, and take the next step on your sustainability journey!
Water Efficiency & Stormwater Management
Water is a vital resource that is often taken for granted in the workplace. Whether it’s a leaky faucet or a new pipe system, understanding how to manage your water use efficiently can help reduce environmental impacts and save costs. Watch the water efficiency workshop videos below or utilize the water management resources and take action to improve your water use!
Best Practices in Water Efficiency & Stormwater Management
Please find the recordings from our water efficiency & stormwater management workshop below.
Introduction to GreenBiz
Learn more about the GreenBiz Caledon program’s resource hub and virtual workshop series.
Why water efficiency is important
Get the big picture perspective on the inherent value of water and what your water footprint means for your business.
How to prepare for and conduct a water audit
Learn the approach to preparing for and conducting a water audit at your facility to find opportunities for savings.
After a water audit
Generate momentum from your water audit and learn how to capitalize on the opportunities that were identified.
Best Practices in Water Management
An overview of several best practices and technologies that enhance business water management.
Stormwater Management & Resilience
Case study on blue roof technology for rainwater harvesting and stormwater management.
Water Efficiency & Stormwater Management Resources
Please find workshop slides, tools, and resources below to support your business with water efficiency and stormwater management.
Water Management Workshop Slides
View all the slides from the water efficiency & stormwater management workshop.
Project Scope – Opportunities Table
Use this table to identify and prioritize opportunities for water efficiency projects. (Coming soon!)
Energy Management & Low Carbon Transportation
Whether you are looking to save costs, reduce your GHG emissions, or improve the efficiency of your building/ fleet vehicles, managing energy properly is an important consideration for all businesses. The action-oriented videos and resources below will help inform and empower your employees to take initiative in identifying and addressing energy efficiency opportunities. Share these resources with your team today and start saving your energy costs!
Best Practices in Energy Management & Low Carbon Transportation
Please find the recordings from our energy management and low carbon transportation workshop below.
Energy Management – Challenges & Benefits
Learn about the main dimensions of energy management and how to optimize benefits.
Energy Management – The Seven Steps
Stephen Dixon’s Seven Steps of energy management helps organizations understand and reduce energy consumption.
Finding Opportunities for Energy Savings
How to leverage utility data and demand profiles to identify opportunities for energy savings.
Low Carbon Transportation
Learn about low carbon transportation options and the life cycle costs of electric vehicles.
Energy Management & Low Carbon Transportation Resources
Please find workshop slides, tools, and resources below to support your business with energy management and low carbon transportation.
Energy Workshop Slides
View all the slides from the energy management & low carbon transportation workshop.
Knowenergy One Page Project Financial Analysis Tool
Use this tool to analyze energy project financials and determine your business case.
Hotel Energy Assessment Audit Report for Publication
Example case study showing how to use Stephen Dixon’s Seven Steps to identify opportunities for energy savings.
Energy Summary for GreenBiz
Energy savings summary calculator to help determine your facility’s energy, cost, and carbon breakdown.
Equipment Scheduling Savings Estimator
Use this simple calculator to help determine annual savings from changes in equipment start-stop and scheduling.
Waste Reduction & Diversion
Waste management is an increasingly pertinent topic for organizations looking to reduce their environmental impact. Access the videos and resources from our waste reduction workshop and learn what steps your organization can take to reduce the waste generated at your facility through prevention, reuse, and recycling. Communicate these best practices with your team and keep your organization engaged on better waste reduction and diversion to drive your sustainability goals.
Best Practices in Waste Reduction & Diversion
Please find the recordings from our waste reduction and diversion workshop below.
Waste Reduction and Diversion Best Practices
Understand the importance of waste management and practical steps your organization can take to reduce waste at your business. Join ecoCaledon for an overview of the waste auditing process and practical tips for action.
Case Study: Husky Technologies
Learn from Husky’s approach to waste management and how they have been able to consistently achieve high waste diversion rates. Husky Technologies’ waste management journey has been built upon consistent measurement and employee engagement.
Waste Reduction & Diversion Resources
Please find workshop slides, tools, and resources below to support your business with waste reduction and diversion.
Waste Reduction and Diversion Best Practices Slides
Review the slides from the workshop and learn best practices in waste reduction and diversion from ecoCaledon.
Case Study: Husky Technologies Slides
Review the slides from the workshop and learn from Husky’s approach to waste management.
Waste Auditing Tracking Sheet
Utilize ecoCaledon’s waste auditing tracking sheet for your next waste audit. Monitor your organization’s waste profile and identify priority actions your business can take to better reduce and divert waste.
Case Study: High Park Brewery
Enviro-Steward’s case study with High Park Brewery highlights the opportunities for cost savings through better waste management. Through switching the material used, the brewery was able to save $25,000/yr!
The employee engagement workshop is central to the success of an organization’s sustainability strategy. Its our employees who ultimately determine how well new equipment, processes, or policies are maintained or followed. Learn how to design an effective employee engagement campaign from three expert-led presentations. Understand key considerations and lessons learn from the case studies and which best practices apply to your organization.
Best Practices in Employee Engagement for Sustainability
Please find the recordings from our employee engagement workshop below.
Employee Engagement is a Designed Outcome
Learn the importance of meaningful employee engagement and how to incorporate best practices into your sustainability initiatives.
Employee Engagement Best Practices at Husky Technologies
Employee engagement at Husky Technologies comes in many forms. Learn best practices from a number of engagement programs and identify lessons that might apply to your business.
The importance of engaging with communities
Learn why community engagement is important and how it can help businesses with employee engagement.
Employee Engagement Resources
Please find workshop slides, tools, and resources below to support your business with employee engagement.
Employee Engagement is a Designed Outcome Slides
Review the slides from the workshop and learn how to design a meaningful approach to employee engagement at your organization.
Case Study: Husky Technologies Slides
Review the slides from the workshop and learn from Husky’s approach to employee engagement and the different initiatives they use to form impactful connections within their organization.
Case Study: West Bolton SNAP Slides
Review the slides from the workshop and learn from TRCA’s Sustainable Neighbourhoods Action Program (SNAP). Engaging with local communities can be an important way for businesses to give back and motivate their employees.
Looking for more support on your sustainability goals?
Contact Matt Brunette: email@example.com for more information on Partners in Project Green programs.