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Plastics in the Green Bin

March 10, 2020
 From Metro Vancouver Inorganic materials like plastic cannot be composted, but what about plastic items labelled "biodegradable" or "compostable," like bags, produce stickers, cups, and utensils? These may not be…
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Re-imagining Plastics

February 13, 2020
The problem with single-use plastics February 12, 2020 by David Pereira BCIT Sustainability Manager There has been a lot of talk recently around single-use plastics. In June of 2019, the…
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City of Burnaby 2020 Environmental Awards Call For Nominations!

February 13, 2020 Burnaby Environmental Awards 2020
The 2020 City of Burnaby Environmental Awards Program nomination process is now open.  Nominations must be received by Friday, April 3rd. The attached Terms of Reference and Nomination Form provide…
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Engagement Opportunities: Planning for a Carbon Neutral Region by 2050

February 11, 2020
Please join us to learn about and provide your feedback on near and long term goals and actions to reduce emissions in this region for transportation, buildings, and industry. Bold…
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Building Benchmark Pilot: A Tale of Four Cities

February 4, 2020
Four cities in the Greater Vancouver Area have kicked off the Building Benchmark BC pilot project. The cities of Burnaby, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver are engaged in the pilot, which…
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Workshop: We can’t recycle our way out of the plastics crisis

February 4, 2020 eliminate plastic waste workshop plastic waste
This workshop is an interactive dive into eliminating single-use plastics and products in the food sector and on campus. It will explore how organizations can educate and engage their communities and…
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Workshop: Rising Insurance Costs: Is Your Business Ready?

February 4, 2020
You may have seen in the news stories of home owners struggling to get insurance, but did you know the same thing can happen for businesses?  And without insurance, many…
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Done with that java? Return-It Partners with Tim Hortons®, A&W Canada and Metro Vancouver to Launch BC’s First Coffee Cup Recycling Pilot for Commercial and Public Buildings

February 3, 2020
Every year, millions of coffee cups are disposed of in the City of Vancouver at industrial, commercial and institutional (IC&I) locations and public spaces. To help address this challenge, Return-It…
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Chandos: Inclusion is the Norm

February 3, 2020 Chandos Diversity social purpose
Popular company review site - Glassdoor - says that 67% of job seekers consider workplace diversity an important factor, and more than 50% of employees want their companies to be…
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200+ Simple and Practical Ways to Save Water

February 3, 2020
If you're interested in making a difference and want to save more water you can find over 200 effective tips here. Currently, over two billion people live in areas of…
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