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BBOT Continues to Build on its Commitment to Helping Business Become More Sustainable

December 17, 2013 Burnaby Business Sustainability Climate Smart kumu digital agency small business and sustainability sustainability Burnaby Vancity Community Grant
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tessa Vanderkop Marketing Manager Burnaby Board of Trade (604) 412-0100 ext. 1107 tessa@bbot.ca www.bbot.ca Burnaby Board of Trade launches new Pledge for a Sustainable Community website…

Multi-Material British Columbia (MMBC) What is it?

December 12, 2013 EPR Extended Producer Responsibility British Columbia MMBC multi material BC Small business advocacy
Multi-Material British Columbia (MMBC) is an industry led and funded non-profit organization that will assume responsibility for managing residential packaging and printed paper on behalf of industry. Through recent provincial…

Recycle Your Christmas Lights…and more!

December 10, 2013 Make Memories Not Garbage Recycling Council of BC
Businesses and residences alike decorate for the holiday season. As I become more aware of 'stuff' around me, I also have become aware of things that could and should be…

Pledge Taker Grand Villa Casino Saves $23,000 per Year

November 18, 2013
The Grand Villa Casino and Delta Hotel was one of the first of Burnaby businesses to Take the Pledge for a Sustainable Community when the program soft-launched in the fall.…

It’s Waste Reduction Week! October 21st to 27th

October 22, 2013
Aside from ‘doing the right thing’ there are good reasons to reduce waste. Waste typically costs companies 4.5% of turnover.(Source: Waste Reduction Week Canada). Businesses dedicated to waste reduction can…

Congratulations to the Environmental Sustainability Finalists!

October 15, 2013
Congratulations to all the finalists who were announced at last week's Hall of Fame for the Burnaby Business Excellence Awards. The gala luncheon honoured businesses and companies who strive for…

It’s All In the Details: How Leak Detectives Helped PepsiCo Meet Its Water Targets

October 1, 2013
Photo by Graeme Robertson In the last few weeks I have been reviewing the tips in the Pledge resource section with the view to 'beefing' them up for the new…

The Pledge Presents: Energy and Your Bottom Line

September 23, 2013
Name: 2013 - The Pledge Presents: Energy and Your Bottom Line Date: October 22, 2013 Time: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Register Online Event Description: Have you taken the BBOT's…

What do Hemlock Printers, and Telus (and 11,000 Other Global Organizations) Have in Common?

September 17, 2013
Three of our Pledge Takers have created their CSR and sustainability reports using the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) framework for reporting. So what exactly is the GRI? The Global Reporting…

Restaurants: Did You Know…

September 12, 2013
...that in October 2012 Metro Vancouver approved a bylaw that sets new requirements for grease interceptors (or grease traps). The bylaw establishes new maintenance requirements and limits on the amount of…