Regional Municipality of Waterloo

Waterloo Region

Industry: Public administration
Size: Large
Hub: Regional Sustainability Initiative
Date Joined: April 15, 2010

The Region of Waterloo is responsible for providing approximately 60% of municipal government services including: water and waste water treatment; garbage, recycling and green bin collection; police and emergency medical services (e.g. ambulance and paramedics); public health and social services (e.g. clinics and daycares); local transit; affordable housing and seniors facilities; museums; road construction, traffic signals and street lighting; community and transportation planning.


Action Areas


GHG Target: 24% below 2009 baseline by 2019 per 100 residents