Explore Lake Simcoe program status update

The Explore Lake Simcoe Sustainable Tourism program  was created to support business adoption of sustainable recreation and tourism practices. Through this program, business operators received technical support, educational services and information about sustainability practices specific to their business needs…. Read More

Calling the Lake Simcoe business community – check out this innovative material exhange

Inspired by the example of the businesses profiled on the Explore Lake Simcoe website, and by the successful Resource Exchange at Partners in Project Green, Explore Lake Simcoe has committed to encouraging businesses operating in the Lake Simcoe… Read More

Time invested upfront leads to big payoffs for Kind Living

Within a stone’s throw of Lake Couchiching, public hiking trails and cycling routes, Kind Living yoga studio and boutique in Orillia is the embodiment of a business built upon the principles of environmental sustainability. Offering a shopping experience… Read More

Borden Golf Club: Over half a century of turf management experience

Since Borden Golf Club at CFB Borden has been in operation for 62 years, general manager Gary Corriveau is keenly aware of how technological advances have allowed golf courses to increase sustainable practices over time. Advances relate to… Read More

Reduce business costs by eliminating food waste

For business unnecessary waste equals lost revenue, something that makes any effort to reduce this waste worthwhile. A subject that is receiving a great deal of attention recently is the topic of food waste. There are many reasons… Read More

Return on investment for sustainable initiatives

For small business, keeping costs to a minimum is key to profitability. Subsequently, return on investment (ROI) calculations are essential when initiatives are being considered. For businesses located in the Lake Simcoe watershed, economic viability is often tightly… Read More

What does the Explore Lake Simcoe logo represent?

In your travels around the Lake Simcoe watershed, you may have run across this logo. First and foremost it is a reminder to ask the provider about the environmental initiatives in place. Tourism businesses that are working with… Read More