Glenbrook North Zero Waste Final Report

Hello all – Our final report is completed and submitted to Metro Vancouver. If you would like more information about how we did, some of our stories and successes please take a read. We are all very proud of our accomplishments. We will continue to update our blog with related information and from time to…

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Sapperton Zero Waste Challenge

This Summer Sapperton will become the third neighbourhood to take part in Metro Vancouver’s Zero Waste Challenge. Together we will work towards reducing the amount of garbage we throw away, by composting, recycling and changing the way we consume disposable products. Through fun community gatherings and supporting each other, businesses and households are uniting to…

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Zero Waste Alliance

Working towards a world without waste through public education and practical application of Zero Waste principles. The Zero Waste International Alliance has been established to promote positive alternatives to landfill and incineration and to raise community awareness of the social and economic benefits to be gained when waste is regarded as a resource base upon…

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Week 2 and the Kids Join in!

So here we are at week 2. So far so good except for the fact that I have to stop myself from starting the actual challenge part and elliminating things from our purchases etc. That part is tough! Last night my five year old daughter was watching a program on Knowledge Network about garbage dumps…

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Welcome to the Glenbrook North Zero Waste Challenge 2010

Welcome to our community challenge! We are a community located in Glenbrook North in beautiful New Westminster, BC. We 14 families have come together to make a difference in our community and in the world. We all live on Colborne Street in a cul-de-sac and enjoy each other’s company, look out for each other and…

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Zero Waste Challenge 2010

Zero Waste Challenge Metro Vancouver’s Sustainability Framework envisages a zero waste region – no waste, only resources. Currently, residents and business recycle just over half of the 3.5 million tonnes of garbage, or solid waste, created in the region each year.Although we recycle more than we ever did, our increasing population means we are challenged…

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