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The City of Oshawa is committed to Environmental Leadership through the Oshawa Strategic Plan - Creating Our Sustainable Tomorrow.

Oshawa is recognized leader in many areas, including brownfield development, naturalization, energy conservation, integrated pest management, municipal beautification and volunteer participation through the Oshawa Environmental Advisory Committee (OEAC), Communities in Bloom, Pitch-in! and other programs.

2014 Eco- Challenge

The OEAC is proud to announce the 2014 year-long Eco-Challenge! The monthly themes aim to build local capacity around climate change by encouraging and engaging OEAC members, the community, and local business to collectively take action to protect and promote a healthy environment. Learn more about the 2014 year-long Eco-Challenge.

Roots of My Community Photo Contest

Celebrate our trees and the important role they play in our lives and community.  The City is inviting residents to submit photos showcasing a landmark, significant or unique tree in our City and tell why that tree is important to you and our community. Learn more about the contest and prizes.

Introduction to Sustainability Series Seminars & Workshops

The City of Oshawa’s Sustainability Seminar and Workshop Series supports the Oshawa Strategic Plan to build a resilient, sustainable and environmentally responsible city by engaging the community and fostering community wide stewardship of the environment.

Resources and Related Websites


Energy Management

Energy Management

Energy Conservation:

Energy Projects & Organizations:


Land Use

Land Use


Contact: Suzanne Elston
Senior Environmental Coordinator
5th Floor, Rundle Tower, City Hall
50 Centre Street South
Oshawa, Ontario  L1H 3Z7
905-436-3311 ext 2132
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