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NSI Reorganization Announcement

Letter from the Executive Director of NSI in regards to the announcement of reorganization and strategic development. As Executive Director of NSI, I would like to thank everyone for your support of sustainability initiatives here in Niagara through your interest and involvement in the work we are doing here at NSI. Our on-going mission is […]

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4 Eco-Friendly Way to Stay Cool this Summer

By: Becky White Summer is here, and so are the scorching temperatures. Whether you have an air conditioner in your home or not, there are a variety of ways to keep cool without using a high amount of energy or breaking the bank. #1 Keep your Curtains Closed during the Daytime Energy use (and bills!) […]

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Event Attendance Policy

NSI provides a limited number of free/discounted events tickets to its Members, Sponsors, Ambassadors and Board Members. NSI strives to continue to provide informative, accessible events, however, these events are not without cost. As such, NSI will be implementing the following “event attendance policy” beginning September 2017: All Members, Sponsors, Ambassadors and Board Members wishing […]

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CEM Engineering joins Niagara Sustainability Initiative’s “The Carbon Project” 

MEDIA RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 22, 2017 ST. CATHARINES, ON – June 22, 2017 – CEM Engineering has affirmed their commitment to corporate sustainability by joining Niagara Sustainability Initiative (NSI)’s Carbon Project. CEM Engineering is welcomed by a network of environmental leaders of 19 organizations in Niagara. As a Monitoring Member, CEM Engineering has […]

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A big thank you to all who celebrated our Evening of Recognition with us!

On Thursday, May 25, 2017 at White Oaks Conference Resort and Spa, 85 guests registered to attend Niagara Sustainability Initiative’s (NSI) 6th Annual Evening of Recognition. The evening’s theme was “Guiding Communities: Committing to a Sustainable Future”. The event also coincided with the release of our Annual Report of the same name. The evening featured […]

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NHS Welcomes Marisha Plata

Niagara Health System has a new Technical Engineering Specialist. NSI would like to welcome Marisha Pluta to her new role! Marisha holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from Dalhousie University and a graduate certificate in Environmental Management and Assessment from Niagara College. Marisha comes from a background in health care services and previously […]

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Welland Partners with Niagara College on Landfill Remediation Project

Welland, ON – The City of Welland, Dillon Consulting, and Niagara College are embarking on an exciting year-long project together to create an Atlas Landfill Remediation Concept Plan (ALRCP) for the retired landfill site on Woodlawn Road. Commencing the project in June 2017, the college’s School of Environmental & Horticultural Studies (SEHS) will collaborate with […]

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It’s time for the Commuter Challenge!

By Jen Hart The Commuter Challenge encourages commuters to leave their cars at home and use alternate transportation, like public transit, to get to work. (Photo courtesy of Niagara Falls Transit Services) What is the Commuter Challenge? The Commuter Challenge is a weeklong event taking place June 4 – 10, 2017. This event coincides with […]

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Greening Niagara joins Niagara Sustainability Initiative, announced at 6th Annual Evening of Recognition

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 29, 2017 Niagara Region, ON – May 29, 2017 – Niagara’s two largest environmental non-profit organizations have joined forces for environmental sustainability. This merger became effective March 1, 2017, after months of negotiation between the Board of Directors of both Greening Niagara and Niagara Sustainability Initiative (NSI). As […]

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Farewell from Matt Brunette

I began my role as NSI’s Development and Engagement Manager two years ago as a fresh graduate from Niagara College’s Environmental Management and Assessment post graduate certificate program. Through the program and part-time work with Niagara College, I was introduced to the subject of organizational sustainability. Little did I know then, this field would become […]

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