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Council and staff of the Town of Ladysmith take our commitment to sustainability very seriously. The Town has shown significant leadership on sustainable development issues over the past decade. We are guided by the principle that to be sustainable, we must encourage a lifestyle that meets our needs in the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs
We are committed to putting in place the use of best practices that lead to:
In recent years, the Town has:
Please see below for what is planted in the gardens around Ladysmith.
So many Ladysmith citizens were in the dark for an hour on Saturday, March 31, 2012 that the town recorded the third highest drop in electricity used for all of BC. The town's 5.8 per cent reduction in electrical consumption between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. last Saturday was the highest drop of all communities on Vancouver Island.
While residents turned off lights and appliances, the Town did its part by turning off the lights in the trees along First Avenue and surrounding streets.
Earth Hour is an annual global event hosted by the WWF (World Wildlife Fund). The goal of the event is to encourage individuals to turn off unnecessary lights and electronics in an effort to conserve power and in doing so, demonstrate support for climate change reduction efforts.