Take Action in Your Community!
Interested in learning more about the Greenprint and increasing sustainability in your community? Check out
these projects that you can be involved in to promote sustainability and raise awareness on important topics
such as climate change, upcycling, organic gardening and sustainable communities! These great projects will
help exercise your creativity and put the Greenprint into action!
The Sustainability Office is always looking for ideas from you for community sustainability projects.
If you have a great idea, share it with us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Calling all Markham gardeners! This program will provide the right tools and knowledge on how to grow your
own organic garden. Join this program to receive free gardening workshops, seed-saving tips, gardening
newsletters and much more!
Visit one of Markham's Seed Libraries today! With a wide array of organic, vegetable heirloom seeds to choose from, it's easy to start gardening!
Markham is home to community and allotment gardens across the city, targeted towards condo dwellers who want to grow their own food or just residents who want more growing space! Check out the city-owned Kirkham Allotment Garden in Ward 7 today!
Turn your milk bags into mats! Markham’s Milk Bag Program promotes upcycling through the reuse of milk bags that can be weaved into mats and sent to Haiti as humanitarian aid. This is a great project for community groups, schools, camps and senior homes to take on.
Live in the Bayview Glen neighbourhood? Stay tuned to how you can be involved in transforming your
neighbourhood to become more sustainable through a SNAP (Sustainable Neighbourhood Retrofit
Share your vision of a sustainable Markham! Let your creative voice be heard and submit your artwork,
story, photograph or poem about the importance of sustainability in the City of Markham. Submissions
are now closed, please view the winning selections!
While you're at the library, check out an EnviroPack - a fun and engaging way to teach children about important environmental issues such as energy, biodiversity, gardening and waste!