Happy New Year! Did you make a resolution for 2019? Now that we’re in the second week of the year, have you kept your resolution? Let’s face it; many of us make such grand resolutions that they’re difficult to keep. What if we made a resolution to do one thing? Since this is an environmental … More Do one thing
It’s hard to believe that another school year is about to begin. With students gearing up to go back to school next week, it seems like a good time to remind those of you doing school drop-off and pick up by vehicle to please turn your engine off while you wait. If “idling gets you … More A back to school reminder for drivers. Turn your engines off while you wait.
Last night Tom Thomson Public School (P.S.) celebrated their fourth Eco Night. The City of Burlington was one of many groups invited to attend the event. City staff set up a display and spoke with teachers, students and parents regarding some of the city’s initiatives including: Idling awareness – Tell your parents to turn their … More Tom Thomson Public School Celebrates Eco Night
Idling Awareness in Burlington We’re back this week with more on idling. Thank you to everyone who took the time to comment or share their thoughts about our last idling blog. In 2014, Halton Region conducted an Air Quality and Climate Change survey to determine knowledge, opinions, attitudes and/or behaviours related to a variety of … More Idling Awareness in Burlington
If idling gets you nowhere, why do so many people idle their vehicles unnecessarily instead of turning their engines off? Myths: Idling is the best way to warm up a vehicle. Turning a vehicle on and off produces more emissions than letting a vehicle idle. Reality: The best way to warm up a vehicle is … More Idling Gets You Nowhere