The projects that make a difference

The Clean50 Top Projects annually recognize those projects completed in the prior two years based on their innovation, their ability to inform, and inspire other Canadians. The Top Project of the year is then selected each year at the Clean50 Summit, from votes cast by both incoming and Alumni members of the Clean50.


10C Shared Space & Chalmers Community Services Centre: 10C Shared Space

Guelph’s 10C Shared Space/Chalmers Community Services Centre; A dynamic and replicable engine room for Guelph’s social change sector With its engaged, progressive community and lively, historic downtown, it’s easy to think that a project aligning10C Shared Space/Chalmers Community…


Accelerator Centre & TD Canada: CleanTech Accelerator

Canada has the potential to be a leader in clean technology, and not just because we’ve been insulating to save a little on the heating bill for a long time. Anyone familiar with the City of Waterloo, brimming…


Eden Mills: Going Carbon Neutral

It takes a really amazing village: Eden Mills Going Carbon Neutral Let’s begin by making it clear that no one was tossed out for not participating in the Eden Mills’ efforts to go carbon neutral. Residents’ participation in…


GreenQ Partners: Refrigeration Optimization

Stone cold savings; GreenQ Partners find chilling efficiencies in a warming world Refrigeration plants are typically one of the biggest electricity consumers at food manufacturing facilities. They are a highly complex system able to meet a consistent cooling…


HP Canada & Lavergne Group: Upcycling Plastic Waste

Message, and more in a bottle; Upcycling Ocean-Bound Plastic Waste into High End Tech Products In Haiti bottled water is about the furthest thing from a luxury. As the country works to recover from the devastating earthquake of…


Pembina Institute: Business Coalition for a Clean Economy

Business Coalition for a Clean Economy // Building a Business Coalition to Support a Clean Economy The narrative we’re used to is that the business community is pro-development and pro-economy and that conservation and pro-climate sentiments lie with…