To move public attitudes and perceptions about environmental issues toward responsible personal action
Ecosource was founded in 1979 and is an innovative environmental charity specializing in engaging, hands-on programs that focus on how each of us can change our daily habits to become better environmental citizens. Based in Mississauga, Ecosource delivers programming throughout the Region of Peel and works on a number of province-wide collaborations. Environmental program areas include:
• waste reduction education
• youth engagement
• community gardens & urban agriculture
• local food literacy
• teacher education
• sustainability action projects
Thank you for your consideration.
What People Are Saying
"A great experience of learning and bonding with other children and parents in the community, while learning and growing plants"
— Community Garden Program parent
"One thing I learned as a leader for this program was setting good examples for the younger students and informing them that it's important to reduce, reuse, and recycle"
— Waste Reduction Education student participatn
"The friendly and open environment that PEYA (Peel Environmental Youth Alliance) has helped me further develop my leadership abilities. In all, PEYA has impacted my life in terms of skill set development as well as inspire me to promote environmental sustainability in my life and in the community"
— Twinkle M., PEYA Executive
"Thanks for the experiments. The soil recipe we made is very good, and you know what? My plant is already growing!"
— Grade 3 student participant at the Sustainable Education Centre