Green and Clean in the Nanaimo Region
ECO Canada defines the green economy as:
"The aggregate of all activity operating with the primary intention of reducing conventional levels of resource consumption, harmful emissions, and minimizing all forms of environmental impact. The green economy includes the inputs, activities, outputs and outcomes as they relate to the production of green products and services."
The green economy in Nanaimo consists of products and services that conserve the use of energy and natural resources, reduce pollution, provide alternatives to carbon-based energy sources and repurpose waste. Nanaimo has a strong base of such businesses spanning many industry sectors including land development, water conservation technology, scientific consulting, building products and supplies, natural resource management, waste management and retail. A selection of some of these businesses are profiled below to demonstrate the diversity and innovation found locally.
Read the Nanaimo Region Green Energy and Clean Technology Report.