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Op-ed: Moving to a zero-waste circular economy will put cash back into people’s pockets

September 18, 2018 Canada and waste circular economy cost of waste in Canada National Zero Waste Council
An op-ed by Malcolm Brodie and Heather Schoemaker  was published in the Vancouver Sun on the economic benefits of Canada adopting a circular economy.     Next time you see…

Eco City World Summit 2019

September 6, 2018 Burnaby Eco Cummit EcoCity World Summit 2019
Welcome to the 13th Ecocity World Summit! In 2019, Vancouver will proudly host an international audience of urban stakeholders who are eagerly looking to develop cities in balance with the…

Advancing the Circular Economy Through Procurement – Municipal Perspective

July 25, 2018 circular economy National Zero Waste Council
Advancing the Circular Economy Through Procurement Municipal Perspective WEBINAR Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 11 a.m. (PDT) / 2 p.m. (EDT) The circular economy aims to keep products and materials at…

Register Your Business for a Smart Thermostat Trial (free of charge)

July 16, 2018 smart thermostat trial
BC Hydro is running a smart thermostat trial for business customers starting this summer, and they're looking for business customers to participate. The trial is voluntary, and free of charge. Interested?…

BC Hydro’s 15 Workplace Power Saving Tips to Improve Your Bottom Line

July 16, 2018 15 workplace power saving tips BC Hyrdo power saving tips sustainability tips for business
The more power you save, the more profitable your business can be From using data to find ways to cut your usage to running an energy-saving campaign at your workplace,…

Zero Waste Conference 2018 – A World Without Waste – The Journey to the Circular Economy

July 16, 2018
  The national Zero Waste Conference (ZWC) attracts thought leaders from around the world highlight the successes, pitfalls, and opportunities they see – as the shift to a circular economy…

Love Food, Hate Waste!

June 12, 2018
Did you know that more than a third of food produced and distributed in Canada never gets eaten, with significant social, economic and environmental impacts. The cost to the Canadian…

Green Talks: June 26th

June 7, 2018 CEO Spud Hemlock Printers Peter Van Stolk Richard Kouwenhoven Tim Reeves
    Join us for this fast-paced sustainability-themed event! Are you interested in sustainability? Want to know more about the green economy, sustainability trends, and improving the ecological footprint of your business? As part of The…

The Silent Gardener’s New Mighty Truck!

June 7, 2018 The Silent Gardener
Sheldon Rideout, active member of the Burnaby Board of Trade's Environmental Committee shared the exciting news that he had purchased a new truck. Here's is one of two that will…

Sustainable Excellence? Nominate Yourself or Another Organization for Environmental Excellence

June 7, 2018
The deadline for the Burnaby Business Excellence Awards nominations closes June 29th. Nominate your organization or another one in your community in the category of Environmental Excellence. The Gala is…