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BBOT Urges City of Burnaby to Set Ambitious Climate Reduction Targets

September 11, 2019
In a letter sent to the City of Burnaby’s Environment and Social Planning Committee, the BBOT’s CEO and President Paul Holden urged the city to set ambitious targets to reduce…
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SFU Launches GoGreen Container Pilot September 2019

September 10, 2019
This September SFU is launching its GoGreen Container Pilot.Based out of Mackenzie Café, GoGreen is a reusable container that customers can use and return as an alternative to single-use containers.…
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SFU Launches Phase One of Re-Use For Good

September 10, 2019 Re-Use for Good SFU single use plastics ban
  Simon Fraser University is leading the change in slowly reducing and eliminating single use plastics across all of its campuses with the launch of Re-use for Good. Currently only about…
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Recycle BC’s resource guide for businesses wanting to reduce the distribution of single-use shopping bag

August 16, 2019 business and plastic bag reduction Plastic Bag reduction resource guide Recycle BC Reducing plastic for business
  The Burnaby Board of Trade has struck a Single Use Plastic Waste Ban Task Force in order to help businesses better understand the challenges and opportunities of implementing the upcoming…
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Ecocity World Summit 2019 – October 7-11, 2019

August 15, 2019 BCIT EcoCities sustainable cities Vancouver EcoCity
Hosted by the City of Vancouver and the British Columbia Institute of Technology, you are invited to join Mayor Kennedy Stewart and a host of local, regional and global experts converging in Vancouver…
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Traction on Demand: Moving Past Corporate Social Responsibility to Corporate Social Integration

August 13, 2019
BBOT Pledge member, Traction on Demand,  has long been hard at work at reducing their environmental footprint and at giving back to the community. Through B Corp Certification they're moving…
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SFU to reduce single-use plastics and products

August 13, 2019
  Starting in September, Simon Fraser University will demonstrate its commitment to zero-waste solutions by acting to reduce and eliminate single-use plastics and products (SUPPs) across all three campuses. The…
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CleanBC wants your input on tackling plastic pollution

July 29, 2019
The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change is looking for your input on how to tackle plastic pollution including reduction of single use packaging, how to prevent plastic waste in…
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Metro Vancouver Single Use Plastic Waste Ban Proposal

July 29, 2019
  Metro Vancouver is developing a Single-Use Item Toolkit to provide its local government members with single-use item reduction resources and best practices to support them in their initiatives. The…
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You’re invited to a Metro Vancouver workshop on July 23, 2019 on single-use item reduction in the region

July 15, 2019 BBOT pledge metro Vancouver plastic single use plastic workshop
You’re invited to a Metro Vancouver workshop on July 23, 2019 on single-use item reduction in the region. Metro Vancouver is developing a Single-Use Item Toolkit to provide its local…
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