Building Resilient & Equitable Cities

Dec, 17 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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The promotion of green infrastructure as a tool for creating resilient and sustainable communities occurs across all levels of government. In practice, decisions about where green infrastrcture will go are driven by city finances and political or institutional priorities. These priorities can perpetuate social and environmental inequities, creating sustainable communities for some residents, while ignoring the equally meaningful resilience of other communities. This webinar will address the disconnect between planning for ecological challenges versus planning for environmental equity, and how to achieve truly sustainable and resilient cities.
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Weekly Tips

Maximize Natural Lighting

Did you know that taking advantage of natural light can lead to significant health and wellness benefits while lowering your energy consumption?

Be strategic in how you set up your home office, desk, or workspace to maximize natural light coming in. Placing your desk near a window or installing a well placed mirror can amplify natural light.

You can adjust your workspace or even your working hours seasonally to maximize the benefits and minimize your carbon footprint!

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Buy in Bulk

Buying in bulk is a great way to cut carbon by reducing packaging (embodied carbon and waste) and reducing shipping emissions. Plus, one trip is better than ten. 

Bonus: it will likely reduce waste as staff and management begin to keep a close eye on purchasing cycles.

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