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Return-It Modernizes B.C.’s Beverage Container Recycling System for a Greener Future

July 7, 2020 recycling recycling innovation British Columbia Return-it
Return-It is announcing a broad suite of innovations to modernize British Columbia’s beverage container recycling system to make it easier and more convenient to recycle – ensuring future generations can…
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New partnership to make homes safer, more energy-efficient, less polluting

June 29, 2020
The Province, through BC Housing, and the City of Vancouver, the BC Non-Profit Housing Association and the Pembina Institute, are working together to find ways to make homes safer, more…
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Less Food Loss and Waste, Less Packaging Waste – New Report

June 2, 2020
Do we need to package food to avoid food waste? How important is packaging to delivering on food safety or longer shelf life? What materials should food be packaged in?…
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Building Deconstruction Capacity in BC: Opportunities for a Changing Industry

May 26, 2020
The National Zero Waste Council in partnership with the BCIT School of Construction and the Environment hosted a webinar on deconstruction that attracted a large audience indicating a growing interest…
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Hemlocks Continued Commitment to Sustainability

April 24, 2020
On Earth Day this year, Burnaby's Hemlock Printers shared their Climate Commitment with the world 🌎 Scale-up our ZERO Carbon Neutral Program (Climate Action) What We’ve Done  In September 2019, we integrated a next-generation…
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SFU named #1 in global university ranking for impact on sustainable cities and communities

April 24, 2020
Simon Fraser University ranks number one globally for its impact on sustainable cities and communities, and is among the world’s top 10 universities for its commitment to tackling climate change,…
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Alexander College Commitment to Sustainability

April 24, 2020
Alexander College Sustainability Mission Statement Burnaby Board of Trade member, has long been committed to sustainability through education, community engagement and modelling waste reduction best practices. They aim to produce…
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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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