Recycling & Garbage
Ottawa residents generate more than 310,000 tons of waste each year, much of it recyclable. Handling this waste safely and efficiently is the job of the City's Solid Waste Services branch. Through a variety of Reduce, Recycle and Reuse programs, the City has been able to keep 1/3 of its residential waste out of Ottawa landfills.
Hydro Ottawa Ltd., is the second largest municipal electricity distribution company in the province. Hydro Ottawa is responsible for the safe, reliable delivery of electricity to residential and business customers in the City of Ottawa and the village of Casselman.
Reliance Home Comfort
We have a long history of giving back to the communities we serve, and we are proud of providing our customers with an outstanding array of energy-efficient home comfort products and services.
The City of Ottawa, Drinking Water Services, is responsible for managing, producing and distributing water to close to 750,000 residents and businesses in Ottawa.
Sewers & Wastewater
Water used by homes, businesses and industries is carried towards the wastewater treatment facility, the Robert O. Pickard Environmental Centre, through a vast network of sewers. To control water pollution and protect the environment, the City uses state-of-the-art technology at its wastewater treatment facility.
BCE provides residential and business customers with wireline and wireless telecommunications products, applications and services, satellite communications and direct-to-home television services, systems integration expertise, electronic commerce solutions, Internet access and high-speed data services.
COGECO provides its mostly residential customers with video and audio services, both in analogue and digital form, as well as high-speed Internet access services.
Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc.
Enbridge Gas Distribution provides safe, reliable delivery of environmentally-preferred natural gas. It is one of the fastest growing natural gas companies in North America, serving about 1.7 million residential, commercial and industrial customers across Ontario.
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Rogers Communications Inc. provides cable television, broadband Internet access, video retailing, digital PCS and cellular services across Canada.
Telus Phone Co.
TELUS Corporation is one of Canada's leading telecommunications companies, providing a full range of communications products and services for Canadians at home, in their workplace and on the move.
Compare Cellular is Canada's only independent cellular rate plan comparison service, offering information on Cellular Phones, Wireless Data, Dealer listings, Coverage Maps and more. Save time and money by finding the right plan and the right phone before you go shopping.
Canada Cottage Rentals
Visit Cottage Country Vacation Rentals when looking to get away from it all and head out to Cottage Country. When planning your getaway, note that there are many excellent private cottage rentals to choose from. Make sure you browse through the Provincial listings and pick the one that is right for you and your family. If you want to explore Ontario Cottage Rentals, go here
Atomic Energy of Canada Limited
AECL is a global nuclear technology and engineering company that designs and develops the CANDU® nuclear power reactor, as well as other advanced energy products and services
Ballard Power Systems
Ballard is commercializing electric drives for fuel cell and other electric vehicles and power conversion products.
Carbon Emission Calculator
Homeowner's and travelers, use this calculator to offset your CO2 emissions.
David Suzuki Foundation
Climate change is a serious problem, caused primarily by the carbon dioxide released from burning fossil fuels like oil, coal, and gas. But there are things we can do about it - like choosing to go carbon neutral.
The OEE is aggressively pursuing its vision of "Leading Canadians to Energy Efficiency at Home, at Work and on the Road" in ways that benefit both the environment and the economy.
Environment Canada's mandate is to preserve and enhance the quality of the natural environment; conserve Canada's renewable resources; conserve and protect Canada's water resources; forecast weather and environmental change; enforce rules relating to boundary waters; and coordinate environmental policies and programs for the federal government.
Solar Energy Society of Canada
SESCI promotes the increased use of solar and other renewable energies in Canada. To promote these goals SESCI has developed programs in three broad areas: education, technical development and public policy.
The Canadian Wind Energy Association
Interest in wind power as a promising source of electricity has grown significantly over the past few years. In the past decade alone, Canada has installed about 200 megawatts of wind energy capacity.