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Working to support the voluntary transition to a conserver society








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We all know conservation is good. So what's holding you back?  Take action, become a conservation leader, or help build a united conservation movement...



Ten Great Ways to Conserve

Conservation: it's what your grandparents did, right?
Well guess what, living better while using less never went out of style. Living sustainably, or being green, it's all the same thing.

Times have changed, and so has a conserver lifestyle. Being a conserver is a great way to save money, live healthier, and enjoy life.  It's not that hard.  In fact, you are already a conserver.  The goal is to become a better conserver. 

Here's our top ten actions:

·         Help Nature

·         Save Water

·         Save Energy

·         Use Green Power

·         Drive Less

·         Eat Smart

·         Waste Less

·         Prevent Pollution

·         Buy Green

·         Live Local





Conservation Leaders

The Beer Store
We've always known The Beer Store is green:

·         they've been reusing and recycling since 1927

·         they are improving energy efficiency across all their 440 stores

·         they support the Conservation Council and We Conserve

Look for the new We Conserve poster at your local Beer Store.

Is your business a conservation leader?  See our leadership section for ideas on how you can showcase your commitment to conservation!

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Community solutions on video

Justin Lafontaine's Greenbelt Express




Upcoming Events

 Please RSVP at info(at)weconserve.ca

 or 416-533-1635


Silent Partners: Eco Home Renovations

Wed. October 15, 2014

6:00pm – 8:00pm
215 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON 
A panel discussion on ways of saving money and reducing energy demand in your home. Also, reducing carbon emission and waste to better the relationship between natural and built environments. Loghman Azar to moderate.

Paul Dowsett, OAA. MRAIC. LEEDAP. has more than three decades of local and international residential, institutional and commercial sustainable design and project management experience, Paul is uniquely qualified to lead a highly collaborative design team for projects of diverse scales, types, and complexities.


Maria Denegri is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Toronto Faculty of Architecture and received a Master of Architecture and Urban Design from the UPC, Barcelona and a Bachelor of Architecture from UBC, Vancouver. Since 2008 she has coordinated the Daniels Faculty Global Architecture Program in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Terrel Wong, B.Arch. OAA is an architect specialized in green architecture and straw bale homes. She has over 20 years’ experience in Toronto and will share a wealth of knowledge and experience about home renovations the right way. And everything you need to know about straw bale homes!
A CCO Member and Volunteer Night to follow the event.



The Conservation Council of Ontario’s
Annual General Meeting
Mon. November 10, 2014 
5:00pm – 8:00pm
215 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON 
As a member of the Conservation Council of Ontario, you are warmly invited to our Annual General Meeting. The Conservation Council of Ontario is a member based organization, it is vital for the Board of Directors to stay connected to you and to hear your views on matters that are shaping CCO's future. CCO’s Board of Directors and
Staff are committed to make CCO an effective, relevant and operational organization.


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About Us

Founded in 1952,
The Conservation Council of Ontario is a provincial association of organizations, businesses, municipalities, and individuals working individually and cooperatively to promote and apply conserver values across Ontario.



We believe that, sooner or later, by choice or by crisis, Ontario will be a conserver society.  We prefer sooner, and by choice.



Our members are all leaders in conservation, each according to their expertise and their audience.  Together, we are a strong movement in support of a voluntary transition to a more sustainable future.


If you are not already a member, we invite you to join.


What is the future
worth to you?

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CCO Member Pages: browse our member directory, or apply to become a member and help make Ontario a conserver society.