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Sustainable earth imageNew! Public comment needed on the proposed Community Garden  Policy

Please view the Draft Community Gardens on Municipal Property Policy as well as the Map of recommended municipal properties.

To submit your comments, please email them to before Wednesday, September 24, 2014.

There will be a public open house to discuss the proposed policy with administration as well as submit comments:

Thursday, August 28
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Ford City Community Garden
(970 Drouillard Road, New Song Church if poor weather)

We will also be at the Downtown Windsor Farmers Market (Charles Clark Square) from 8:00am to 1:00pm on Saturday, August 30 to discuss the proposed policy and accept comments.

New video! Waste Water: Where Does it Go?

Check out the 2013 Report on the State of our Environment  to see how Windsor's environment has changed over time!

The City of Windsor released our Climate Change Adaptation Plan in 2012 with the following technical Appendices as part of our strategy to combat climate change.

We have released a study aiming to Improve Thermal Comfort in Urban Parks and Playgrounds (also see Appendices), in addition to the Urban Heat Island Report making recommendations to mitigate urban heat and its impact on public health. 

The City of Windsor has many strategies in place to guide our municipal development towards sustainability. Our Community Strategic Plan adopted by Council in 2006 lists the environment as one of the four pillars on which Windsor will be founded. This includes preserving and enhancing the natural environment, developing land sustainably, improving energy efficiency and supporting environmentally friendly means of transportation.

Check out the Environmental Master Plan web pages to see the programs and initiatives we are working on to help preserve our environment.

Visit the Environmental Services pages to learn about wastewater treatment and how to properly dispose of waste products. The City of Windsor's Downspout Disconnection program is available for residents who would like to divert clean rainwater collected on the roof from the sewer system. 

Check out the Stay Cool Windsor-Essex program designed to prepare for heat events during the summer months.  

For more information on Environmental Initiatives

Phone: For general information call 311.  For detailed inquiries call 519-253-7111 ext. 3226.




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