I'm doing the carbon cycle again

By donating through this page, you are supporting my two day 130 km lake-to-lake bike ride, and helping to sustain the important work Environment Hamilton does in the city as Hamilton's only environmental advocacy group! Environment Hamilton is the most effective environmental voice in Hamilton. I particularly support its climate change advocacy work that must be mainly funded through donations.

Click on the orange donate button on the right to donate to its climate change advocacy work.


  • commented on Sponsor a Carbon Cycle rider! 2017-05-26 14:37:36 -0400
    Jim Quinn

    Sponsor a Carbon Cycle rider!

    Our riders will be cycling 65km out to Lake Erie, camping overnight, then cycling all the way back - and they need your support!

    Just fill in who you want to sponsor, or if you want to just make a general donation to the ride you can do that too!

    Last Years Riders

     

     

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  • donated 2017-03-24 15:35:53 -0400

  • signed Fair Fees for Stormwater 2016-06-08 11:28:32 -0400

    Fair Fees for Stormwater

    Environment Hamilton has begun outreach to have Hamilton introduce a new fair fee for stormwater in our city - but we can't do it without your support. Read and sign the petition below!

    More information can be found on our website here.

    328 signatures

    Dear Mayor Eisenberger and City Council,

     

    I am calling on you to address the rising costs and risk of stormwater management in the City of Hamilton by listening to staff recommendations to reevaluate how we, as a city, pay for the costs of our stormwater management system.  As it stands now, households pay for rising stormwater management costs primarily through our water bills. Property owners contributing the most to stormwater runoff which strains our system, pollutes our environment and degrades our infrastructure pay little or none of the costs of dealing with the problem. This approach to stormwater fees has resulted in an underfunded system. Residents don’t see how much we are paying and why. I want fair fees for Hamilton to provide:

     

    1. Transparency (see what we’re paying for)

    2. Equity (everyone pays their fair share)

    3. Sustainability (city can reliably fund and prepare for the future)

    4. Incentives (encourage people to do better, reward those who do)

    5. Stewardship (protecting environment and water quality)


    I urge you to support Environment Hamilton’s call to adopt a fair stormwater fee system, following the lead of other Ontario municipalities.

    Add signature

  • donated 2016-06-01 15:26:10 -0400

Don is a co-founder of Environment Hamilton, and coordinates Citizens at City Hall (CATCH) and the Hamilton 350 Committee.
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