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We're Bringing People Together

We are a network of citizens dedicated to improving the wellness of our community through environmentally sustainable practices across seven critical sectors.

We believe in a “big tent” approach in which all of the diverse
interests of our community can find encouragement, tools, advice and a place to enhance sustainability practices that mean the most to them.

Please Support the Sustainable Orillia Movement

Climate change is happening and we are already beginning to feel the effects right here in Orillia...Make combatting climate change a priority. Help Sustainable Orillia advocate for and deliver projects that will make a meaningful difference.

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Electric Vehicle Information Portal

Find out everything you need to know about  Electric Vehicles: purchasing your next EV, cost comparisons and what other owners think.

Of Current Interest

Video Workshops: A New Lens on Carbon – from Emissions to Offset

Sustainability Projects

Our sectors are tackling the issue of sustainability with a number of exciting initiatives. Together we're moving forward to create lasting solutions for future generations in Orillia.

Path to Net Zero Conference

Initial Report on the Path to Net Zero Conference: Recommendations for Community Actions

Our 2023 Conversation with Orillia's Mayor, Don McIsaac on How we are doing Sustainably. 

Orillia's Climate Future

As many of you know – our community climate change action plan, Orillia’s Climate Future, has a long-term goal to reduce Orillia’s carbon emissions down to net-zero by 2050. The plan received endorsement by Orillia’s City Council in April last year and, although it’s a long-term plan, there are a number of ‘near term’ initiatives, several of which will be implemented this year.