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Nov 28, 2017
High-Performance Profits

High-Performance Profits: How Builders, Manufacturers and Service Providers Can Find Opportunity in the BC Energy Step Code Tuesday, November 28, 2017, from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm BC is already a green building design and construction leader but the BC Energy Step Code is not just a new building standard, it’s a clean-commerce engine. If […]

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Nov 23, 2017
Ocean Plastics & Single-Use Items Insights

Every week, 2.6 million disposable cups are thrown in the garbage. Take-out packagingmakes up 19% of large street litterin Vancouver and 80% of plastic in oceans comes from land based sources. At this session, you will hear from The Vancouver Aquarium and the City of Vancouver Zero Waste team. In their efforts to address and eliminate plastic in the waste […]

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Nov 09, 2017
Rethinking and Repurposing Waste

Rethinking and Repurposing Waste In coordination with the launch of Asim Waqif’s new installation at Offsite, the Vancouver Art Gallery is pleased to co-present SFU City Conversations: Rethinking and Repurposing Waste. According to the City of Vancouver’s Zero Waste 2040 statistics, residents, businesses and institutions threw away approximately 351,000 tonnes of garbage in 2015, most of which […]

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Nov 07, 2017
Coastal Connection Vancouver

Coastal Connection Vancouver is an initiative that unites professionals involved with research, assessment, management, and conservation of marine and freshwater environments. We invite you to join us for an informal evening of networking in the spectacular waterfront setting of Science World’s Eureka gallery. We will have a series of short talks on the topic of […]

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Nov 01, 2017
2017 Zero Waste Conference

Eliminating waste and creating value are essential pillars in a new way of doing business and developing policy – a new norm of addressing waste in every sector of our lives. And no approach offers greater promise for realizing those goals than the principles of the Circular Economy. Forward-looking businesses, governments, and consumers are changing […]

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Oct 26, 2017
NISP Business Opportunities Workshop

We are pleased to invite you to our FREE ‘Business Opportunities’ workshop as part of a new program to develop smarter ways of bringing resource management solutions and bottom line benefits to companies based in the region. The workshop will help you to: Turn your waste into a resource Save money on your waste costs Generate new […]

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Oct 12, 2017
Supply Chain Transparency & “Kingdom of the Sun” Screening

BDC is proud to present the documentary Kingdom of the Sun with a follow up discussion on supply chain transparency. Have you ever wondered where your gold or chocolate comes from? Have you ever thought about how your salmon is caught and processed? How about who made the promotional water bottle you received at a conference? Ensuring that […]