Category Archive for: Environmental Awareness

20 Minute Makeover

Vaughan’s 20 Minute Makeover Today marks the 7th year Watters has participated in the City of Vaughan’s ’20 Minute Makeover’.  To celebrate Earth Day (April 22nd) we partnered with the City of Vaughan to help clean up our local community. We didn’t know what to expect with our new office surroundings but we were up…

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Recapping WWAM: Watters’ Water Awareness Month

We are lucky that here in Canada water is an abundant natural resource, which means it’s often easy to take it for granted… This is why Watters Environmental decided to dedicate the month of August to raising water awareness among our team members.  Our Living Planet @ Work team set a goal for the 31…

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Polar Bear Week, Watters Style

Between February 22 and 26th, the Living Planet @ Work team organized daily activities to celebrate the week leading up to National Polar Bear Day (February 27 ,2016).  Our intention was to build employee awareness and raise the profile of climate change as a very real and pervasive issue, while using the polar bear as a reminder…

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carbon offset air travel

Our New Carbon Offset Initiative!

Helping our clients find solutions to all of their environmental issues and daily stresses often means that we need to travel – by car or by plane – all over this great country of ours.   This frequent travel has undoubtedly been our largest recognized environmental impact, one that is difficult – sometimes impossible – to…

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Small Report, Big Win

Winners of the 2015 Change the Equation sustainability report writing contest Sometimes hard work does pay off!  Watters Environmental is proud to be the recent recipient of the award HP’s Change the Equation contest, in partnership with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), which awards one company every year for their work in developing a corporate Sustainability Report.  Though…

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Balancing Personal and Professional Interests

When choosing a University program at the age of 17, I think it is safe to say that the majority of people do not know exactly what they want to do after graduation. Initially I was a Medical School keener, but after a two week trip to Honduras before I started in the Integrated Science…

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April was ‘Earth Month’ @ Watters Environmental

The Living Planet @ Work team has been busy this past month planning and hosting a number of exciting events!  With so many environmentally-geared initiatives in April, it can be hard to keep track of what’s what, or find time to participate in something that is well recognized and contributes in a meaningful way to…

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Pancake & Sweater Day

On February 17, 2015, Watters Environmental celebrated Pancake Tuesday and our 2nd Annual WWF National Sweater Day in a joint event hosted by the Living Planet @ Work Team. Pancakes were prepared and served by our very own staff, and topped with all of the fixings – maple syrup, fruit, and whipped cream – a…

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