YREA, The York Region Environmental Alliance (YREA) is a not-for-profit, registered charitable organization (#84559 0553 RR0001). Our hands-on volunteer board of directors hails from the far reaches of York Region and approves, oversees, and is directly involved with YREA projects. We have a dedicated membership and volunteer base. Three part-time staff administer our day-to-day activities. The organization is formed in 1999 to initially campaign against the cosmetic use of pesticides, the York Region Environmental Alliance (YREA) has continually expanded its mandate to address ecological issues that impact our health and the health of our environment.
Through their mandate, they strive to :
- Identify and raise awareness of environmental concerns which impact York Region and beyond
- Inspire and initiate ecologically sound and sustainable solutions to common community concerns that protect and improve the quality of the environment of York Region
- Promote healthy and environmentally sustainable personal lifestyle choices
- Effectively influence public policy and community behavioural changes
For more information about York Region Environmental Alliance, visit yrea.org.