In 2008, the City of Campbell River adopted the Green City Strategy, a commitment to move the City towards environmental sustainability. The City has identified key priority areas pertaining to sustainability planning, waste reduction, energy conservation and renewable energy, and environmental management and stewardship. One of the key components of the Strategy includes a commitment to develop a greenhouse gas emissions reduction plan for the community and achieve carbon neutrality in municipal operations. The City of Campbell River is a signatory to the BC Climate Action Charter, which requires that the City reduce and where necessary, offset the greenhouse gas emissions from City facilities, fleet and traditional services to zero emissions by 2012.

Alternative Transportation

These modes of transportation help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles and bring many health benefits.more...

Climate Action

The City of Campbell River is one of 179 BC local governments that have committed to the BC Climate Action Charter. The Charter requires local governments to take action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, report on community climate initiatives, and become carbon neutral in municipal operations by 2012. more...

Environmental Impact Reduction

Through public consultation, the City has identified goals to ensure that Campbell River protects and conserves aspects of the natural environment for future generations.  more...

Environmental Timing Window

Planning an outdoor project? These general environmental work windows are a good place to start. more...

Food Security & Agriculture

Food and agriculture have emerged as significant focus areas for sustainable community development.  more...

Get Involved

Are you interested in reducing your carbon footprint while saving money on energy and fuel costs? See the following information and links for ways you can help the environment and your pocketbook at the same time. more...

Green Building

This section offers tips and tricks on how to make buildings more energy efficient. more...


A timeline of the City's completed and ongoing Sustainability related initiatives.  more...


Many homeowners are making efficiency a priority when undertaking home renovation projects.  Improved efficiency can make a renovation more affordable in the long term – and reduce your household environmental impact. more...

Renewable Energy

The City of Campbell River is a signatory to the BC Climate Action Charter and has a Community Energy and Emissions Plan that targets energy conservation and renewable energy generation.  more...

Reports & Studies

This section of the City’s websites includes plans, reports and studies pertaining to the City’s sustainability initiatives. more...

Stewardship Awards

Please note, this page will bring you out of Green City and can now be found under Your City Hall > City Honours. more...

Waste Reduction

The average household in Campbell River produces 40 kilograms (88 pounds) of garbage each month.  By finding ways to lower this number we can reduce our environmental impact and stretch the life of our over-burdened landfill. more...

Water Quality & Conservation


Wildlife Protection

Information on local wildlife protection, At Risk Species and the best management practices that are encouraged for any development project to help protect wildlife and wildlife habitat.  more...

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