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Province Announces CleanBC Sustainability Plan

December 10, 2018 CleanBC low carbon economy
    The Government of British Columbia has released its CleanBC plan aimed at reducing climate pollution, while creating more jobs and economic opportunities for people, businesses and communities. “The…

FortisBC’s #ReduceYourUse campaign

December 10, 2018
FortisBC’s #ReduceYourUse campaign When an Enbridge-owned transmission pipeline ruptured in October, BC’s natural gas supply was  impacted. While the transmission pipeline has been repaired, it is operating at lower capacity…

Airtight, efficient and green: Burnaby’s new rules for environmentally friendly buildings

November 29, 2018
  (This article is via the Burnaby Now) Nearly half of Burnaby’s greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) come from people heating and cooling their homes and businesses, according to a city…

Hemlock Printers Named One of North America’s Top 4 Sustainable Printers

November 21, 2018 Blueline Ranking Canopy Hemlock Printers Richard Kouwenhoven
Congratulations to Burnaby-based (and BBOT member) Hemlock Printer for being ranked by Blueline Ranking as one of North America's top sustainable printers . Blueline Ranking, is  the only comprehensive assessment…

Food-X is saving the planet, one grocery delivery at a time

November 21, 2018 Peter Von Stolk spud.ca
BBOT member Food-X which recently opened its new warehouse in Burnaby wants to encourage other businesses to make changes that will benefit the planet. In a recent profile in the…

Annual Zero Waste Conference: A Future Without Waste | Register Today!

October 22, 2018 circular economy National Zero Waste Council
The program for the newly-expanded 2018 edition of the Zero Waste Conference is now online. This year’s event promises to build on past successes – offering inspirational keynotes, practical discussions,…

The Circular Economy Workshop —A Pathway to a Sustainable Organization | Register Today!

October 22, 2018
The circular economy is seen by many in the sustainability field as a practical solution to the planet's finite resources, to the transition to a low carbon economy, and an…

Climate Change Guide for Business

October 18, 2018 Climate Change in Business
The National Roundtable on Economy and Environment estimates that the cost of inaction on climate change will cost Canada between CAD $21 billion to $43 billion per year by the…

Cutting Waste: How to Save Money While Improving Solid Waste Systems | Impacts on Business and Communities

October 18, 2018
A recent report from Canada's EcoFiscal Commission has found that Canadians are generating more solid waste than ever before. On average, Canadians generate nearly double the amount of waste per…

Awards Finalists for Environmental Excellence

October 3, 2018 Burnaby Business Excellence Awards
Congratulations to the finalists announced yesterday at the Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon. In the category of Environmental Excellence the following companies were shortlisted City of Lougheed (Lougheed Town Centre)…