Canada’s Next Top Sustainability Leader competition is an opportunity to showcase your ideas on how to make your community more sustainable! By participating in the contest, you will be given the opportunity to connect with mentors and peers to pitch your idea to industry professionals! In the end, you have the chance to be named... Canada’s Next Top Sustainability Leader!
Post-Secondary First Place
Create a program to educate homeowners on how to transform their windows to be bird-safe, implement bird-safe windows at UofG, work with businesses, and change building standards.
Post-Secondary Second Place
Angelica Tso & Priscilla Lam
Reduce disposable cup waste through a mobile-app program that partners with local cafés to reward and fund allocation towards a tree planting initiative.
Post-Secondary Third Place
Tiffany Lai & Karen Chen
Provide youth & families in need clothing donations while reducing textile waste through an online platform.
Highschool First Place
Highschool Second Place
Kya Mason-Wetherill & Sophie Witherspoon
Highschool Third Place
Reduce food waste and food scarcity in the food-service industry by offering discounted purchases of food surplus from local restaurants.
Reach Guelph’s goal of 40% tree cover set by the Urban Forest Management Plan by planting trees on land owned by residents and businesses.
Eliminating 10,300 kg of CO2 and 0.8 kg of mercury annually by cutting ties with disposable mercury cell toys through policy change in Halton District elementary schools.