The City of Brampton is committed to being a leader in environmental sustainability and this is evident in our land use planning, operations and management programs natural heritage and open space systems protection and restoration and enhancement. Over the last few years the City has developed hundreds of new initiatives, including the current preparation of an Environmental Master Plan, that strives to make Brampton Grow Green. The City views Brampton’s “environment” in the broadest sense – from our diverse natural environment such as valleys, streams, woodlands and wetlands – to the built environment of our neighbourhoods and commercial and industrial centres – to constructing buildings, roads, sports facilities and parking lots.
Brampton’s residents, businesses and community groups also have a large role in helping to protect and enhance the City’s land, air, water and energy resources. The City is committed to providing a host of programs that will educate and get residents and businesses involved in sustainability initiatives, such as the Clean City Spring and Harvest Clean Ups.
The City of Brampton commits to:
- Being a leader in ensuring its corporate operations are conducted in an environmentally sustainable manner
- Promoting environmental awareness through its policies, programs and initiatives
- Making decisions within an ecosystem approach that considers economic, social, cultural and environmental issues when planning for the future
The following five categories define the City of Brampton’s approach to its environmental responsibilities. Each icon provides a link to a variety of City plans, programs and initiatives that help Brampton Grow Green.