Member Profile: Let’s Talk Science
Established in 1993, Let’s Talk Science is a national, charitable organization that provides engaging, evidence-based science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs at no cost for Canadian youth and educators. We provide educators with opportunities to discover and use effective learning strategies to support and strengthen students’ questioning and problem-solving skills; and offer experiential and digital programs that engage youth in meaningful STEM learning. Let’s Talk Science is committed to sustainability, both through our operations and as a component of our education programming. Our goal is to reduce the environmental impact of the organization by assessing choices, diverting waste and building sustainable practices.
Let’s Talk Science has set a platinum target in environmental stewardship for their main office located in London, Ontario. They have committed to completing a minimum of 10 stewardship projects.
Let’s Talk Science has set a bronze GHG emissions reduction target of a minimum of 20% reduction for the whole organization.
Here are some of the awesome projects they are already doing:
- Green Team
- E-waste recycling
- Community clean-ups
- Sustainable cooking sessions
- Environmentally friendly office cleaning products
- LED lighting retrofit
- Optimal thermostat temperature setting