Sustainability

Sustainability at Assiniboine Park Conservancy (APC) is rooted in a connection to nature. We focus on reducing the organization’s ecological footprint and protecting natural resources while identifying sustainability targets and measuring progress towards them.

We define sustainability as the responsible management of resources for the benefit of all living species through operations that minimize our environmental impact. The following focus areas contribute to the sustainability strategy at APC.

Waste

Maximize recycling, composting and re-use opportunities throughout operation and minimize on-site waste generation.

Water

Decrease the demand for potable water and keep harmful contaminates out of the local watershed.

Energy & Climate

Reduce the demand for energy, improve the efficiency of energy use and increase the supply of energy from renewable sources.

Environmental Health

Eliminate products and chemicals that represent the greatest risk to human health and wildlife.

Education & Engagement

Foster learning opportunities about the wonders of nature through engaging experiences that inspire people to conserve it for the future.

Transportation

Minimize fossil-fuel based transportation to, from, and within the Assiniboine Park grounds.

Green Space Management

Protect Assiniboine Park’s ecological integrity and green spaces.

Sustainable Procurement

Reduce the environmental and social impacts arising from the specification of new materials, goods and services.

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