Township of Tay

Municipal Action Plan

Since joining the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) program in March 2018 through a model resolution, the Township of Tay has achieved Milestones 1, 2 and 3.

To read more about Tay’s commitment to environment and sustainability, visit their website at http://www.tay.ca/en/living-here/sustainability-and-the-environment.asp

GHG emission summary

In 2015 the Township of Tay emitted approximately 41,052 tonnes of CO2 equivalent (tCO2e), with corporate emissions accounting for 1% of this total or 898 tCO2e and community emissions accounting for 99% or 40,154 tCO2e.
Community energy consumption data was provided by Newmarket-Tay Hydro and Enbridge, while corporate information was provided by the municipality itself.

“Tay Township is committed and very proud to be working with our neighbouring municipalities through Sustainable Severn Sound in an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and work collaboratively in achieving targets to combat climate change and ensure sustainability through the Climate Change Action Plan.”Councillor Jeff Bumstead, Sustainability Committee representative

Milestones

Achieved January 2018

Milestone 0

Achieved July 2018

Milestone 1

Achieved April 2019

Milestone 2

Achieved April 2019

Milestone 3

Underway

Milestone 4

Ongoing

Milestone 5

Tay's total GHG emissions (per cent)

Total GHG emissions

  • COMMUNITY
  • CORPORATE

Community GHG emissions

  • TRANSPORTATION
  • RESIDENTIAL
  • WASTE
  • COMMERCIAL
  • INDUSTRIAL

Corporate GHG emissions

  • FLEET
  • WATER & SEWAGE
  • BUILDINGS
  • STREETLIGHTS
  • SOLID WASTE

Targets

2015

Community target: 6% below 2015 levels by 2028
Corporate target: 25% below 2015 levels by 2028

2028