AstraZeneca Canada Inc.

As a biopharmaceutical company, AstraZeneca’s activities touch many people’s lives. Beyond the medicines we provide, we recognize that reducing our carbon footprint will also improve the health of Canadians today and in the future. Participating in this program is a simple way to help ensure the wellbeing of Canadians and our environment.

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Bluewater District School Board

Bluewater District School Board believes that all staff, students, trustees and communities share the responsibility of implementing practices that result in an environmentally friendly place to learn and work. Environmental procedures, practices and programs that support a healthy, safe and sustainable environment are consistently promoted within all schools and facilities.

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Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic DSB 

Take Back The Light has significantly reduced the burden, cost and barriers associated with Fluorescent Mercury recycling. In Cooperation with our supplier BHNCDSB will see 100% diversion from all school and administration buildings effective immediately. Our participation in this program again reinforces our commitment to sound responsible and effective environmental stewardship.

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Burnbrae Farms 

Burnbrae Farms is a family owned and operated company that has been producing eggs for over 70 years. With farms in Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba and Alberta, Burnbrae Farms is one of Canada’s leading egg producers and a thriving participant in its agribusiness industry.

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Le conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario est fier d’être le premier conseil scolaire en Amérique du Nord à viser la certification ISO 14001 envers ses installations. Nous nous engageons à prêcher par l’exemple et d’appuyer une initiative telle Take Back The Light.

CertainTeed Gypsum 

As North America’s leading brand for sustainable building products, CertainTeed’s commitment to sustainability extends deeply into our manufacturing operations as is indicative of our Mississauga plant’s involvement in the “Take Back the Light” program.

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City of Brockville 

The City of Brockville is committed to the responsible recycling of hazardous materials. The “Take Back the Light” program was introduced at a perfect time as The City of Brockville had just undertaken its first lighting replacement project to reduce our energy costs as well as greenhouse gas emissions. We’re proud to be part of a program that diverts waste from landfills and protects the environment.

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City of Markham

The City of Markham is committed to expanding community recycling programs – over and above the blue box. Fluorescent lamp recycling at our community depots helps Markham to achieve our goal of Zero Waste.

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City of Oshawa

Improving energy efficiency and waste diversion are actions that the City of Oshawa is taking to build a greener community. By participating in Take Back the Light the City demonstrates its commitment to properly recycle spent lamps from City facilities and encourages other institutions, corporations and industries to do the same.


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City of Welland

The City of Welland has set Strategic Priorities that outline the direction and importance of various operations and programs for the Municipality. A major area identified is energy conservation and environmental sustainability. The Take Back the Light program fits well with our priorities and ensures we can meet our program goals.

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Colliers International – Mississauga Executive Centre

Colliers recognizes the global issue of dwindling natural resources and increasing emissions and adheres to management practices which ensure a minimum impact on the environment throughout all stages of a building’s life cycle. Take Back the Light program will help ensure that waste is diverted to minimize renewable resources going to landfill.

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Conestoga Mall (Ivanhoe Cambridge)

Conestoga Mall’s commitment to environmental sustainability is reflected in a number of programs such as energy conservation, water management, reduction in greenhouse emissions, and waste management. We are excited to be the first shopping centre to participate in the Take Back the Light program and to have another opportunity to improve our overall impact on our environment.

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Coopérative Hydro Embrun Inc. 

Through conservation and recycling programs like the direct install program offered through OPA, Cooperative Hydro Embrun Inc is taking steps to create change. We are now involved in the Take Back the Light program as a way to lead by example and show customers that we are doing our part in keeping mercury from our environment..

Corporation of the Municipality of Grey Highlands

The Municipality of Grey Highlands is situated in one of the most beautiful parts of Grey County. Made up of the former Townships of Artemesia, Euphrasia, Osprey and the Villages of Markdale and Flesherton. We proudly boast the natural beauty of waterfalls, the Bruce Trail, the Osprey Bluffs and the Saugeen and Beaver Rivers and encompass the “heart of the Beaver Valley” truly making Grey Highlands the place for all seasons.

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More participants coming soon!