Climate Change

Eden Mills to go Carbon Neutral

By Ryan McGreal
Published December 07, 2009

The village of Eden Mills, a small town outside Milton, Ontario, has pledged to go carbon neutral - to ensure that the town is not a net emitter of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

The initiative has been building steam since 2007, with a regular newsletter and a Footprint Survey [PDF link] to determine how much needs to be done to achieve this ambitious goal.

Ryan McGreal, the editor of Raise the Hammer, lives in Hamilton with his family and works as a programmer, writer and consultant. Ryan volunteers with Hamilton Light Rail, a citizen group dedicated to bringing light rail transit to Hamilton. Ryan writes a city affairs column in Hamilton Magazine, and several of his articles have been published in the Hamilton Spectator. He also maintains a personal website, has been known to share passing thoughts on Twitter and Facebook, and posts the occasional cat photo on Instagram.


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By A Smith (anonymous) | Posted December 07, 2009 at 11:47:46

This is very exciting news.

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By iWish (anonymous) | Posted December 07, 2009 at 19:55:17

That's it, I'm moving.

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