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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


 CCO Shoreline Cleanup at Christie Pits Park

Sat. September 20, 2014

1:30pm – 3:30pm
Christie Pits Park, Toronto
The CCO is organizing an event to help clean up the City of Toronto. Come enjoy an afternoon dedicated to the revitalization of our city park. We will be providing the necessary materials to keep you clean and organized during the event, including: garbage bags, recycling bags, latex/non-latex gloves, and a container for sharp items. If you want to bring your own materials, please feel free to do so.


Malton Community Building Project’s Annual Tree Planting Event

Sat. September 27, 2014

11:00am – 3:00pm
Wildwood Park, Mississauga

Join CCO in a honey tasting and learn more about our upcoming Natural Rooftop Garden Project! Come say hello at our booth, we would love to see you!

This event is an intergenerational activity. Last year there were approximately 150 participants and this year we are anticipating much more! Please come out and support your local community and environment!

Please contact Uzma Irfan at uzma@pchs4u.com to register for the event.

 OSEA Green Energy Doors Open

Sat. October 4, 2014

1:00pm – 3:00pm
215 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON 

The Conservation Council of Ontario (CCO) is honoured to be a part of the historic, unique and innovative space that is the Robertson Building.  Currently, the Robertson Building is the home to a bio-filter green wall, a rooftop wildflower garden and numerous solar panels that help create a cleaner, more energy efficient and aesthetically pleasing green space for its tenants and visitors alike.




 Silent Partners: Eco Home Renovations

Wed. October 15, 2014

6:00pm – 8:00pm
215 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON 

The Conservation Council of Ontario’s
 Annual General Meeting
Mon. November 10, 2014 
5:00pm – 8:00pm
215 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON 


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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.


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