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The Carbon Project

A network of leaders in Niagara who gain a competitive advantage by embedding sustainability into their operations.

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Check out our next event. We host a comprehensive season of events to help you implement sustainability measures.

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Our Mission

"Supporting a thriving Niagara through education, outreach and support services for the environmental sustainability of our community."

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NSI News


Event Summary – No Time to Waste!

Event Objectives Provide an overview of new Waste Free Ontario Act, and a discussion of opportunities to thrive under this new legislation. Hear success stories from local businesses who have prioritized sustainable waste management and realized significant cost savings. Provide a forum for discussion around challenges and opportunities, drawing on experience from local businesses & […]

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Sustainable Travel

By: Jen Hart As temperatures drop, many Canadians are booking winter getaways to sunny destinations. Travelling is a great way to relax and de-stress, but when people travel they tend to become less environmentally conscious than they are at home. Here are some tips to help reduce your carbon footprint and eco-impact while travelling. Eco […]

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Laura Dunkley, L Dunkley Communications

NSI Welcomes Newest Director Laura Dunkley

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 16, 2016 Niagara Region, ON – November 16, 2015 – On November 15, 2016, the board of directors of Niagara Sustainability Initiative (NSI) welcomed their newest director to the board. Laura Dunkley is an experienced communications strategist in the sustainability sector and a long-time sponsor and volunteer with Niagara Sustainability Initiative. […]

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  • “NSI has really become a leader in the business community and is making significant
    contributions to not only assist businesses to become more sustainable, but making a
    difference in the Niagara community as a whole.”

    Taryn Wilkinson, Niagara College, Niagara on the Lake

  • “We recognized some obvious energy losses with hot/cold zones in the Township office. Given our small staff size, membership in NSI has given us the support needed to make progress in this area.”

    Mike Sullivan,

  • “We are confident that our partnership with NSI, and the valuable information provided on their website and seminars will continue to move us forward.”

    Kevin Allison, Fire Monitoring Canada Inc, St. Catharines

Some Interesting Facts...


CO2e committed to being reduced


Members or 9.1% of Niagara's workforce


Passenger cars equivalent to GHG managed emissions.