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Zero Waste Conference: A Future Without Waste | A Circular Economy Within Reach | November 1, 2017

September 14, 2017 circular economy Zero Waste Conference
On November 1, 2017 we will welcome the perspectives of innovative thinkers at the edges of possibility, the hard headed realists turning ideas into solutions, and the policy makers who provide the…

Webinar: Assessing Packaging Recovery in Canada: Spotlight on Compostables

September 14, 2017 Assessing Packaging Recovery in Canada Zero Waste Council
    Webinar: Assessing Packaging Recovery in Canada: Spotlight on Compostables Tuesday, September 26, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am (PDT) This free webinar will feature speakers and discussion on the policies,…

Project S.A.V.E.- Pen Recycling!

August 29, 2017 pen recycling Project S.A.V.E. recycling pens SFU Pen Recycling
Project S.A.V.E. is an SFU student led initiative whose goal is to recycle pens in schools, campuses and businesses in the Lower Mainland. Lucy Lei, founder of Project S.A.V.E.  studies…

Five of the Top 10 printers on Canopy’s North America ranking are Canadian

August 2, 2017 Canadian Printers and sustainability Hemlock Printers MET printers sustainable printers
International environmental not-for-profit Canopy, based in Vancouver, BC, has unveiled the 2017 update to its annual Blueline Ranking, a print-buying tool that profiles and ranks the sustainability performance of North…

Measure What Matters 101 Workshop – Free – Register today!

August 2, 2017 B Corp B Lab BDC Measure What Matters Thriving Vancouver
BDC and Thriving Vancouver - a project of the Vancouver Economic Commission - are pleased to present the Measure What Matters 101 Workshop. This workshop is designed to help Vancouver…

How much water do I use? How do I compare? How can I conserve?

July 24, 2017 conserve water water Water Calculator
​We all love water. It falls from the sky and then flows from our taps. But sometimes we take it for granted. While it can rain a lot in Metro…

Bike to Shop Days

July 11, 2017 Bike to Shop Days HUB cycling
What: HUB Cycling’s Bike to Shop Days When: Friday, July 21st – Sunday, July 23rd Where: Across Metro Vancouver Who: Thousands of people on bikes as well as local businesses…

Vancity – A Force for Good

June 20, 2017
Vancity, Canada’s largest community credit union, has achieved the title of Canada’s Best Corporate Citizen for the second year in a row (picking up from their first ranking in 2013). This success…

EcoPaper Database: The “Holy Grail” of Directories for North America’s Best Environmental Papers

June 6, 2017 EcoPaper database
As a growing number of manufacturers seek to meet the growing market for environmental papers and packaging, Canopy launched its updated Ecopaper Database today. The much-anticipated 2017 iteration of this…

Plan for Burnaby’s Green Future Wins Award of Excellence

June 5, 2017
Mayor Calls on Residents and Businesses to Take Green Pledge The Planning Institute of British Columbia has awarded Burnaby’s Environmental Sustainability Strategy (ESS) an Excellence in Policy Planning award in…