About Us


MISSION

The Western Environment Centre (WEC) is a charitable, non-profit, non-governmental organization that is based in western Newfoundland. In partnership with other community groups, businesses, and government agencies, our organization strives to:


1) Engage communities in environmental issues in a balanced and informed manner
2) Build capacity and involvement in projects related to environmental sustainability
3) Create a community of environmentally active citizens


MANDATE

The Western Environment Centre (WEC) is an environmental education group dedicated to the following goals:

1) To educate members of the public (including students, educators, professionals, decision makers and the general public) through topics such as energy efficiency, water conservation, recycling, organic gardening and composting

2) To educate on environmental issues of concern such as municipal recycling programs, watershed management, forestry practices, air quality, sewage treatment, fisheries, climate change and endangered species


PROJECT FOCUS AREAS
 
1.   Climate Change & Energy
          a.  Electric BikeShare Rental Program

2 . Food Sustainability
          a.  Community Gardens and Greenhouse
          b.  Food Skills Workshops
          c.  Humber Heights Community Compost Pilot
          d.  Humber Valley Fruit Rescue

          e.  School Garden & Greenhouse Project
 
3.   Public Policy & Engagement
          a.  Participation in government-led consultations
          b.  Engagement in public dialogue on current events/issues

Our History
Staff and Board
Constitution
Learn more about how WEC came to be, and what we've been up to since then.
Meet our talented Board of Directors and current staff members.
Read WEC's Constitution, the code of conduct we have set for ourselves.
Join our Email List
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about once a month to give you updates about our current activities.

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