AstraZeneca Canada Inc.


As a biopharmaceutical company, AstraZeneca's activities touch many people’s lives. Beyond the medicines we provide, we recognize that reducing our carbon footprint will also improve the health of Canadians today and in the future. Participating in this program is a simple way to help ensure the wellbeing of Canadians and our environment.
 
  Bluewater District School Board


Bluewater District School Board believes that all staff, students, trustees and communities share the responsibility of implementing practices that result in an environmentally friendly place to learn and work. Environmental procedures, practices and programs that support a healthy, safe and sustainable environment are consistently promoted within all schools and facilities.
 
  Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic DSB


Take Back The Light has significantly reduced the burden, cost and barriers associated with Fluorescent Mercury recycling. In Cooperation with our supplier BHNCDSB will see 100% diversion from all school and administration buildings effective immediately. Our participation in this program again reinforces our commitment to sound responsible and effective environmental stewardship.
 
  Burnbrae Farms Ltd.


Burnbrae Farms is a family owned and operated company that has been producing eggs for over 70 years. With farms in Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba and Alberta, Burnbrae Farms is one of Canada's leading egg producers and a thriving participant in its agribusiness industry.
 
  CEPEO

Le conseil des écoles publiques de l'Est de l'Ontario est fier d'être le premier conseil scolaire en Amérique du Nord à viser la certification ISO 14001 envers ses installations. Nous nous engageons à prêcher par l'exemple et d'appuyer une initiative telle Take Back The Light.
 
  CertainTeed Gypsum


As North America's leading brand for sustainable building products, CertainTeed's commitment to sustainability extends deeply into our manufacturing operations as is indicative of our Mississauga plant's involvement in the "Take Back the Light" program.
 
  City of Brockville


The City of Brockville is committed to the responsible recycling of hazardous materials. The "Take Back the Light" program was introduced at a perfect time as The City of Brockville had just undertaken its first lighting replacement project to reduce our energy costs as well as greenhouse gas emissions. We're proud to be part of a program that diverts waste from landfills and protects the environment.
 
  City of Markham


The City of Markham is committed to expanding community recycling programs – over and above the blue box. Fluorescent lamp recycling at our community depots helps Markham to achieve our goal of Zero Waste.
 
  City of Oshawa


Improving energy efficiency and waste diversion are actions that the City of Oshawa is taking to build a greener community. By participating in Take Back the Light the City demonstrates its commitment to properly recycle spent lamps from City facilities and encourages other institutions, corporations and industries to do the same.
 
  City of Welland


The City of Welland has set Strategic Priorities that outline the direction and importance of various operations and programs for the Municipality. A major area identified is energy conservation and environmental sustainability. The Take Back the Light program fits well with our priorities and ensures we can meet our program goals.
 
  Colliers International - Mississauga Executive Centre


Colliers recognizes the global issue of dwindling natural resources and increasing emissions and adheres to management practices which ensure a minimum impact on the environment throughout all stages of a building’s life cycle. Take Back the Light program will help ensure that waste is diverted to minimize renewable resources going to landfill.
 
  Conestoga Mall (Ivanhoe Cambridge)


Conestoga Mall's commitment to environmental sustainability is reflected in a number of programs such as energy conservation, water management, reduction in greenhouse emissions, and waste management. We are excited to be the first shopping centre to participate in the Take Back the Light program and to have another opportunity to improve our overall impact on our environment.
 
  Coopérative Hydro Embrun Inc.

Through conservation and recycling programs like the direct install program offered through OPA, Cooperative Hydro Embrun Inc is taking steps to create change. We are now involved in the Take Back the Light program as a way to lead by example and show customers that we are doing our part in keeping mercury from our environment.
 
  Corporation of the Municipality of Grey Highlands


The Municipality of Grey Highlands is situated in one of the most beautiful parts of Grey County. Made up of the former Townships of Artemesia, Euphrasia, Osprey and the Villages of Markdale and Flesherton. We proudly boast the natural beauty of waterfalls, the Bruce Trail, the Osprey Bluffs and the Saugeen and Beaver Rivers and encompass the "heart of the Beaver Valley" truly making Grey Highlands the place for all seasons.
 
  Corporation of the Town of Innisfil


The Town of Innisfil is committed to improving and protecting the health of Lake Simcoe and the natural environment through our Strategic Plan, Inspiring Innisfil 2020. Diverting mercury-containing lamps from landfill is just one way we are taking action.   Participating in Take Back the Light allows us to effectively and efficiently quantify the results of our efforts to protect the environment for Town-owned facilities.
 
  DCR Systems Group Inc.

DCR Systems Group is the leading Asset Management/Logistics company providing innovative solutions to handle both new and used computer equipment. DCR provides timely, accurate and cost effective services on more than 100,000 computer related assets. We provide technology companies with IT services and support so that they can focus on their core expertise.
 
  Durham Catholic District School Board


The Durham Catholic District School Board, as followers of Jesus, is a Catholic learning community committed to educating students to contribute their God-given talents in service to others. As Catholics, we are called to respect nature and to be wise stewards of the Earth.
 
  Dyna-Mig - A Division of F&P Mfg. Inc.


DYNA-MIG is committed to a clean, healthy environment. We produce quality components in a safe and environmentally conscious manner. We believe that environmental commitment contributes to our competitive strength, and benefits our Associates, as well as the communities we serve. Joining programs such as Take Back the Light is evidence of our commitment.
 
  FS Tool Corp


FS Tool Corporation is a manufacturer of industrial cutting tools serving the woodworking, plastics, and metalworking industries. We are proud to be a responsible corporate citizen in proper and ethical waste management and recycling efforts. Take Back the Light supports the same values and responsibility that are important to us.
 
  Georgian Bay General Hospital


Georgian Bay General Hospital, with the help of ARAMARK Canada LTD, is diligently working to achieve the 3R's for our corporation. In the next year we are getting involved in new programs to help with this goal, including Take Back the Light.
 
  Georgian College


Georgian College was named one of Canada's Greenest Employers for the third consecutive year in 2012. Its culture highlights responsible actions for the environment and future generations. Georgian offers more than 100 programs at seven Ontario campuses. The college is a strong supporter of the Take Back the Light program.
 
  Greater Toronto Airports Authority


The GTAA takes pride in protecting the environment. As an organization committed to sustainability, it takes every facet of its operations into account when it comes to environmental stewardship. By participating in Take Back the Light, The GTAA is making a positive contribution to waste reduction, recycling and energy efficiency.
 
  Green Circle Salons

The Green Circle Salons community is devoted to reducing the environmental footprint of the North American beauty industry, while reaching new green-minded consumers. We believe that the salon industry can play a crucial role in shaping more sustainable communities, and our involvement with "Take Back the Light" is one way that we make this a reality. We keep people AND the planet looking beautiful!
 
  Haldimand County

Haldimand County is committed to protecting the environment and expanding its waste diversion initiatives. Through resident education, hazardous material disposal events and participation in programs like Take Back the Light, the County aims to ensure its environment remains a healthy, sustained asset for future generations.
 
  Halton Catholic District School Board


The Halton Catholic District School Boar​d is committed to environmental stewardship.  From the installation of renewable energy projects at our schools, the partnerships with our community and other local organizations on environmental initiatives, to educating our students about the importance of preserving our planet, we do our part to ensure a safe, sustainable future for generations to come.
 
  Halton District School Board


The Halton District School Board is committed to encouraging sustainable operational practices consistent with the lessons of environmental responsibility and stewardship that students are learning in the classroom. This includes promoting the 3Rs: reduction, reuse and recycling, as well as the implementation of waste diversion programs that support a safe, healthy and sustainable community.
 
  Infrastructure Ontario


The Ontario Government is committed to the Take Back the Light program and is currently implementing facility management operations in all PIR-owned buildings that will divert 100% of fluorescent bulbs from landfills immediately. Over the next four years, government-owned and -operated facilities will be phased in to the program.
 
  Intact Insurance - Durham

Intact Insurance is Canada's largest home, auto, and business insurance company, the choice of more than four million customers. We are committed to being environmentally responsible in our operations and encouraging the awareness and responsibility of our employees on environmental issues. Social Responsibility is embedded in the business as a core operating value and participation in Take Back the Light demonstrates this value being put to action.
 
  Joe Johnson Equipment Inc


Joe Johnson Equipment (JJE) sells and supports infrastructure-maintenance equipment to municipalities and contractors across Canada, the US, and in Chile.  In addition to its sales and product-support arms, JJE has strong Used Equipment, Technology, Consulting, Rental, and Finance divisions.  JJE is recognized as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies.
 
  John Knox Christian School


We at John Knox Christian School in Oakville teach students that the earth is the Lord’s and that we are to be caretakers of His world. We take part in activities, like Take Back the Light, so students can see very clearly that we are doing that.
 
  Joyride150 Indoor Bike Park


Joyride150 Indoor Bike Park is a 100,000+ sq/ft indoor facility for bike riders of all disciplines and skill levels. There is something for everyone; beginner riders to pros will find challenges, fun and fitness. We joined the program because doing the right thing for the environment is important to us.
 
  Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board


Staff at Kawaratha Pine Ridge District School Board agree that fluorescent lamp recycling is the only way to dispose of mercury containing lamps correctly. Joining ìTake Back the Lightî is a declaration by the organization and staff to be part of the solution to keep toxic mercury out of the environment.
 
  Keilhauer


Keilhauer is a family-owned company started by the Keilhauer brothers in 1981. Committed to original design, Keilhauer engineers and manufactures a complete range of office seating and health care seating solutions out of its Toronto facilities. Designed with scrupulous attention to detail, Keilhauer products are built for long life with a conscientious focus on environmental design principles.
 
  LCBO


As a responsible retailer and government enterprise the LCBO must operate in a way that is environmentally sustainable. The LCBO’s commitment to the environment is supported by developing and implementing programs and initiatives to reduce waste, conserve energy and to lessen the LCBO’s overall environmental footprint.
 
  La Sem Patisserie Limited


La Sem Patisserie is an exclusive Italian Patisserie committed to the highest standards of quality and freshness. We won the 2015 People’s top choice/cake Boutique Award, the 2014 Gold winner & #1 Bakery in Mississauga by Mississauga news Reader’s Choice & Food Pages. We want to do our part in protecting the environment which is why we joined Take Back the Light.
 
  Lights of Canada Inc

As an authorized collection centre for Veolia Environmental, Lights of Canada's mission has always been to provide energy efficient lighting solutions. Recent recycling technology and legislation has now allowed for full disposal of lighting products. Now Lights of Canada can facilitate recycling products 100% in an environmentally safe manner.
 
  MacLellan Water Technology


Founded in 1982, MacLellan Water Technology’s services cover everything from installing wells and pumping systems, to water sampling and treatment system design, to the installation and maintenance of water treatment systems.  We are proud to continue our focus on the environment by recycling UV bulbs through Take Back the Light.
 
  Menkes Property Management Services Ltd.


At Menkes, we recognize the importance of our daily decisions and how they affect the environment and the spaces we manage. We are proud of the environmental improvements we have undertaken. Our continued commitment to conducting business in an environmentally-conscious manner enables us to offer our tenants efficient, healthy and comfortable workspaces.
 
  Minto Properties Inc - Ottawa


Minto believes that it has a corporate responsibility to the environment and that actively pursuing green initiates is compatible with its growth and prosperity. Through industry leadership, innovation, verification, reporting and employee engagement, Minto and its customers will continue to lower resource use and environmental impact.
 
  Municipality of Kincardine


Located on Lake Huron's shoreline with picturesque sunsets, the Municipality of Kincardine strives to keep our environment clean and clear of contaminated products. The Municipality's goal is to recycle as much product as we can and TBTL is a great fit as we can now offer fluorescent lamp recycling to our community.
 
  Nelson Education


For almost 100 years the Nelson brand has helped set the standard for educational resources in Canada. As the country's largest educational publisher we are proud of our roots in Canada, and by our exclusive focus on our Mission to "enable the success of Canadian students and educators". Canada's Learning Advantage
 
  Norfolk Energy Inc.


Norfolk Power Distribution Inc. distributes electricity in both urban and rural areas within Norfolk County. Our lamp recycling program makes it easier for our customers to dispose of their fluorescent lighting conveniently, affordably and much more responsibly.
 
  Norfolk General Hospital


Norfolk General Hospital (NGH) recognizes a Healthy Population begins with a Healthy Environment. In response to health concerns about the process of lamp crushing, NGH launched a recycling program in to reduce toxins in the workplace. Fluorescent lamps were a main focus of the program and joining the Take Back the Light was a natural fit. 
 
  Northam Realty Advisors Limited - Canada Square


Canada Square provides leadership in waste management. We maintain that leadership role by participating in programs that support environment responsibility and stewardship. We balance environmental and fiscal responsibility in making green purchasing decisions by taking into account the life cycle of material exiting the building.
 
  Novozymes Canada Limited

Novozymes is the world leader in bioinnovation. Our business is to find enzymes in nature and optimize them for use in upwards of 40 industries, where they replace chemicals and accelerate production processes. We help our customers make more from less, while saving energy and generating less waste.
 
  Ontario Correctional Services College


The Ontario Correctional Services College is a leader in innovative staff development and support for best practices in Correctional Services. We are invested in protecting the wellbeing of our environment and our community.  Participating in this growing movement allows us to make a significant and positive impact on our environment, and ensure a safe, responsible recycling process.
 
  Ontario Natural Food Co-op

ONFC is committed to our vision of living in a sustainable world from seed to plate. Our business practices are aimed at supporting the preservation and enhancement of local and international food and environmental systems. We advocate for and support green initiatives such as the proper disposal of spent light bulbs.
 
  Oshawa Centre


Dedicated to environmental sustainability, Oshawa Centre is the largest shopping centre East of Toronto with over 200 stores & services including Sephora, lululemon and Roots. Currently undergoing a $230M redevelopment, Oshawa Centre will add 60 new stores, a new 1,000 seat food court, 2 new restaurants and a suite of environmental and sustainability programming, slated to open in 2016.
 
  Ottawa Carleton District School Board


The OCDSB chose to register in the Take Back the Light program to protect the environment and ensure fluorescent lamps were being properly recycled. The lamp replacement program to make the switch to more efficient fluorescent tube lighting will have estimated savings of over $740,000 per year.
 
  Peel District School Board


The Peel District School Board is committed to delivering effective environmental education and modeling environmentally responsible practices by consistently considering the environmental impact of curriculum and operational decisions. As part of this commitment, the Board is dedicated to reducing our ecological footprint and our participation in this program reflects the strategic goal of using resources in a sustainable manner.
 
  Republic Canadian Drawn

Republic has earned a leadership position in the cold finished industry by providing cold finished steel bars with exacting tolerances, special finishes, thermal treatments, and elevated qualities. This has led to a level of technical service none of our cold finished bar competitors have been able to match.
 
  SC Johnson & Son


S.C. Johnson strongly supports the Take Back the Light Program. Although we have been recycling spent bulbs for more than a decade, we decided to join the program a few years ago because it was reassuring to know that the program works to ensure best practises for recycling operations.
 
  SKF Canada Limited


SKF Group has had an environmental policy since the late 1980’s, as well as received its worldwide ISO 14001 certificate in 1998. SKF Canada was certified in 2008 and has been working towards reducing its carbon footprint and eliminating or reducing the use of hazardous substances.
 
  Sears Canada


Sears is committed to fostering a culture of sustainability among our associates. In addition to our sustainability programs, we are working with Take Back the Light to ensure our lights are managed properly to help minimize the negative impacts on the environment, resources and bottom line. Sears has also set a waste diversion rate of 90% by 2016 in an effort to minimize waste and instill a 3R’s culture.
 
  Signarama Meadowvale


SIGN-A-RAMA Meadowvale is your full service sign center offering Expert Graphics Design, Fully Pantone Colour Calibrated, Industry's Best Materials and Fully Laminated Digital Graphics. Our goal is to keep the toxic mercury out of the environment and we are thrilled be part of the Take Back the Light program to recycle our fluorescent sign lamps!
 
  Staples Canada Inc.


One of our environmental goals is to make recycling easy for customers and associates. We have many customer facing programs such as ink/toner recycling. This program allows Staples to recycle items generated by internal operations and is a great compliment to other diversion programs such as; mixed paper recycling.
 
  Synnex

SYNNEX Canada Limited, a subsidiary of SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), is a leading distributor of technology products to resellers and system builders across Canada. Environmental Responsibility is key to our long term success. TBTL complements our efforts around energy efficiency, recycling mercury and calcium phosphates that harm our fragile ecosystem.
 
  Tetra Pak Canada Inc.


Tetra Pak, maker of the aseptic "drink box", is working continually to improve the recovery and recycling of its packaging in Canada and across the world. The company has been a proud member of the RCO for many years, and is now a proud new participant of the Take Back the Light program.
 
  Toronto District School Board


The TDSB is the largest school Board in Canada, fourth largest in NorthAmerica, with nearly 600 schools serving 250,000 students. TDSB was the first public entity in Ontario to incorporate a take-back program in theircompetitive tender for supply of lamps and participated in the TBTL pilotproject.
 
  Town of Oakville


The Town of Oakville have implemented the Sustainable Purchasing Procedure and Towards Zero Waste program requiring all town departments to consider products/services that have a reduced impact on human and environmental health. Both procedures support participation in programs, such as Take Back the Light, where manufacturers/suppliers are held responsible for the proper disposal of expired products.
 
  Town of Richmond Hill - Main offices


The Town of Richmond Hill is committed to protecting the natural environment and to creating a safe, healthy community. The "Take Back the Light" program complements our ongoing efforts at environmental management and workplace safety, and represents one more step towards fulfilling our commitments.
 
  Town of Whitby


The Town of Whitby is dedicated to maintaining a safe and healthy community. By joining the "Take Back the Light" program, Whitby has committed to reducing the amount of harmful waste going to landfills. Whitby is pleased to be a part of this program and aims to integrate this program at all Town facilities.
 
  Township of Armour


Environmental Responsibility is a key value of the TRI-R Waste Management Committee. Recycling fluorescent lamps will ensure that harmful mecury emissions do not escape into the environment. The Take Back the Light Program provides an excellent opportunity to offer fluorescent lamp recycling throughout the community, safely and efficiently.
 
  True-Care Restoration Inc

True-Care Restoration offers a full range of emergency restoration and remediation services for all types of property damage. We strive to establish strong relationships with our clients; by understanding their needs and objectives. Our commitment is not only to our clients, but also to our environment which is why we support the Take Back the Light program.
 
  University of Waterloo


The University of Waterloo, an innovative and progressive institution, recognizes its duty to act responsibly when disposing of hazardous waste such as mercury containing lamps. That is why it has chosen to join Take Back the Light, a program that ensures our lamps are properly disposed of and our data is tracked and verified.
 
  Urbanspace


Urbanspace Property Group is a mission-driven developer in downtown Toronto that runs 401 Richmond St. W. and 215 Spadina Ave. Urbanspace revitalizes historic and architecturally significant spaces with the goal of adaptively reusing them to provide sustainable leasing opportunities and community-building opportunities in the arts and innovation sectors.
 
  Vale


Commitment to environmental responsibility is a key value at Vale. We are proud to be part of the Take Back the Light Program. Recycling fluorescent lamps used at Vale’s Research Facility at Sheridan Park will ensure that harmful mercury emissions do not pollute our air, water and soil.
 
  Westbury National Show Systems


Westbury National Show Systems Ltd. is Canada's finest full-service entertainment technology company. For over thirty years WNSS has been a North American leader in supplying premium production, design, and installation services to our diverse clientele: show producers, event managers, corporations, theatres, government, schools, charities, retail, and many more.
 
  York Heritage Properties


York Heritage Properties began practicing environmental stewardship when we bought our first heritage building in 1980. We are proud to participate in the Take Back the Light program and to include it among the environmental initiatives we have instituted in the areas of water and energy efficiency, waste management and procurement.
 
  York Region


Fluorescent lamp recycling is helping York Region to achieve a goal of over 90 per cent corporate waste diversion in its existing large buildings and new construction. This is one way that the Region continues to be a provincial leader in waste diversion.

 

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