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Success Stories:

The future is now. Here are some inspiring examples of Canadian businesses and entrepreneurs at the front lines, building a stronger, cleaner economy. Have you got a story to share?


Success Stories

Turning manure into renewable fuel

Meet a dairy farm that is capturing methane from cow manure and selling it as renewable energy.

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Fabricating metals the carbon neutral way

Meet a small metal fabrication plant that saved its business by virtually eliminating all greenhouse gas emissions.

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Neighbourhoods that blend in with nature

Meet a Canadian neighbourhood that will capture its own water, produce its own energy, and leave no waste behind.

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Changing the way we make cement

Meet a Canadian cement manufacturer that is cutting out the fossil fuels from the cement-making process and replacing them with waste diverted from landfills.

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Successfully storing C02 in the ground

Meet an oil sands project that will capture and store 1M tonnes of carbon in the ground every year

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Turning Waste C02 into Stronger Concrete

Too much CO2 is bad for the atmosphere, but turns out it's like steroids for concrete.

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Making chemicals out of plant-based sugars

The Canadian company that's taking the fossil fuels out of everyday chemicals and plastics.

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Making industrial water clean again

Helping industry lighten its footprint with heavy-duty water purification.

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Pinpointing Energy Waste in Buildings

The hardware-software solution that helps building managers cut energy waste

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Fuelling more sustainable air travel

A mustard-based biofuel that will revolutionize your next flight

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New value out of old plastics

This start-up wants your non-recyclable plastics - so it can sell them back to you as something better.

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Helping farmers find their inner data geek

Precision agriculture shows off its environmental promise

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Fuel efficiency for high-horsepower engines

Big engine operators, meet your new best friend.

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Building better batteries

The global leaders in building lithium-ion batteries are all partnering with this Nova Scotia company

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Making fuel out of thin air

The Canadian technology at the science-fiction edge of turning airborne CO2 into vehicle fuels.

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Taking the guilt out of single-serve coffee

Single-serve coffee is going waste-free thanks to this Canadian company.

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Growing food on city rooftops

Meet a company that is perfecting the model for mass urban agriculture.

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Cutting water and emissions out of deep oil recovery

The technology that is helping the oil & gas sector in its quest for the "cleanest barrel".

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Mining without burning fossil fuels

A Canadian mine will be the first in North America to go all electric.

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Storing energy locally

Local energy supplies now have a local energy storage solution

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Recycling the waste heat from data centres

Meet a data centre that is being a good neighbour to downtown residents and businesses.

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Storing electricity for when it's needed

The Canadian technology that can unlock a global renewable energy future

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Turning trash into green gold

Proving that one person's garbage is an other's clean technology success.