Green Venture empowers Hamiltonians to implement greener practices in their homes and communities to make our city a climate champion.

Land Acknowledgement

Green Venture recognizes that EcoHouse is situated on the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee, Anishinaabeg, and Attawandaron nations, within the lands protected by the Dish with One Spoon wampum agreement. We acknowledge that Green Venture is also part of this agreement and are committed to being stewards of the land.
We further acknowledge that this land is covered by the Between the Lakes Purchase, 1792, between the Crown and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation.
Today, the City of Hamilton is home to many Indigenous peoples – including the Métis and Inuit – from across Turtle Island (North America). We are committed to reconciliation and protecting the land for those who will inherit it. We recognize that we must do more to learn about the rich history of this land so that we can better understand our roles as residents, neighbours, partners and caretakers.

Discover Green Venture

Energy Audits

For more than two decades the staff and volunteers at Green Venture have helped thousands of members of our community save money on their utility bills.

Wise Water Use

We have worked on a variety of water conservation projects such Depave Paradise, RAIN home visits, and the Hamilton downspout disconnection program.

Red Wrigglers

Red Wiggler worms are the most common type of worm used to compost indoors, and are an odour-free, fast method of making compost with minimal maintenance.

Green Gardening

Get excited about growing your own food and learning about nature with Green Venture’s garden programs!

Fresh Air for Kids

Learn about air quality and help keep our air clean by developing an Anti-Idling Campaign at your school with Fresh Air for Kids!

Our History

Green Venture was started in 1994 as a creation of the former Region of Hamilton-Wentworth.

Our Core Values

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