Environment and Sustainability

Water, energy and waste systems are key elements of food and beverage processing operations. The following programs and resources are available to enhance your company's environmental sustainability:

The Bottom Line on Managing Your Electricity Costs: A Guide for Food Processors outlines five steps to managing electricity costs and provides case studies from the Ontario food processing industry.

Industry Canada's Sustainability and Environment webpage has links to resources and information.

Natural Resources Canada's Office of Energy Efficiency suggests ways to save money and contribute to a healthier environment.

The New Building Incentive Program awards up to $80,000 for buildings designed for energy efficiency.

Canadian Environmental Solutions (CES) is a directory of Canadian companies with expertise in environmental challenges.

The Ontario Centre for Environmental Technology Advancement is a non-profit company that helps set up new environmental technologies.

The Ontario government's Environmental Registry contains public notices about environmental matters being proposed by government ministries.

Association of Municipalities of Ontario

Ontario Ministry of the Environment links:

Provincial Water Protection Fund

Non-Agricultural Source Material (NASM)

For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300
E-mail: ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca
Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: 17 December 2009
Last Reviewed: 01 August 2012