The Plastic Free Pledge Everyone Can Take!

Americans alone use and throw out 2.5 million plastic bottles every hour or over sixty million every single day. Six to ten million tons of plastic end up in our oceans every year, choking the life out of sea creatures. Millions of seabirds are dying from ingesting this plastic. In the Pacific Ocean, the great…

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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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Metro Vancouver Safe TAP MAP

This is simply brilliant! Using this ‘app’ you can track all the safe locations in Metro Vancouver to drink tap water and stop purchasing harmful and wasteful plastic water bottles! Great thinking Metro Vancouver! Description Quickly locate the closest public drinking fountains in Metro Vancouver. Metro Vancouver’s Tap Map contains the locations of over 550…

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Lawn Sprinkling Regulations

                                        Don’t waste water on your lawn. But if you must water… Lawn sprinkling regulations are in effect from June 1 to September 30. Lawn Sprinkling is allowed only from 4 to 9 am and 7 to 10 pm on the following days:    Even-numbered addresses: Wednesday & Saturday Odd-numbered addresses:…

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May Long Weekend Events

Have a wonderful long weekend! Here are a few things you could do this weekend as well as all your local events and fireworks. Be safe and have a wonderful long weekend. See ya next week. Rani May 17 – 24, 2010 Vancouver International Children’s Festival 2010. A world-renowned festival of performing arts for young…

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