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Simon Fraser University ranks among the world’s top 50 universities for its commitment to sustainability

April 27, 2021
https://player.vimeo.com/video/539857382 Simon Fraser University ranks among the world’s top 50 universities for its commitment to sustainability, according to Times Higher Education’s (THE) 2021 University Impact Rankings. The rankings measure environmental, social…
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Metro Vancouver Construction and Demolition Recycling Toolkit

April 21, 2021
Waste from the C&D sector represents about one third of waste sent to landfills in Metro Vancouver. Wood and plastic are the largest components of the C&D waste disposed in…
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“Superhabits” Single-Use Item Reduction Campaign – Information for Businesses

April 21, 2021
Metro Vancouver is launching a regional campaign aimed at reducing the use and disposal of single-use items among residents. This behaviour change campaign, called “Superhabits,” will celebrate the small, everyday…
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8 websites to build your circular economy knowledge

April 20, 2021
Where do you go when you want to learn about a circular economy? If you're not sure, these 8 websites are a great starting point. Whether you like to learn through…
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Burnaby Board of Trade Presenting at Chambers for Sustainability Webinar

April 20, 2021
The Burnaby Board of Trade President and CEO Paul Holden is delighted to be speaking at the Chambers for Sustainability webinar where Chamber of Commerce Leaders from around the world…
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Growing a Circular Economy Network in Greater Vancouver – Survey

April 12, 2021
The Vancouver Economic Commission, Vancity, and the Share Reuse Repair Initiative are partnering together to convene and support circular economy innovators in Greater Vancouver. They are looking to build upon the 2020 webinar series…
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UBC Green Labs, the Life Sciences Centre and SPUD Divert Hundreds of Gel Ice Packs from Landfill

April 12, 2021
In a collaboration between Green Labs, the Life Sciences Centre, and Spud, a sustainable grocery delivery company, hundreds of gel ice packs were diverted from the landfill. Hard- and soft-shell…
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Fostering a world where nothing is waste and what it means for our oceans

April 12, 2021 ocean ambasssadors ocean health
The Ocean Health Series features talks by a variety of experts on restoring and protecting ocean health. The upcoming free webinar on April 14th at 7:30 pm to 8:15 pm…
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Burnaby student campaigns to end bottled water sales at SFU

April 6, 2021
As part of a series highlighting the work of young people in addressing the climate crisis, writer Patricia Lane interviews Mireta Strandberg-Salmon, who led a campaign to ban bottled water sales in her…
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Celebrating Sustainable Burnaby: Calling All Eco Heroes

March 30, 2021
In spite of the challenges of the last year the Burnaby business community and individuals continue to rise to the challenge and innovate and grow sustainability within organizations and our…
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