About Us
Charitable 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.


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

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 (NEW 2017)
          d.  Humber Valley Fruit Rescue (NEW 2017)
3.   Public Policy & Engagement
          a.  Participation in government-led consultations
          b.  Engagement in public dialogue on current events/issues

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