Adoption of Bylaw 280 is necessary for our region to meet aggressive waste diversion goals, while encouraging a flourishing and competitive waste management and recycling industry. Learn why local recycling companies are supporting this proposed rule. Continue reading
In Metro Vancouver almost one-third of greenhouse gasses come from heating and cooling of homes, businesses and institutions. At Langley Townships’ municipal hall, solar panels are cutting greenhouse gas emissions and serving as a example for home builders.
Vibrant communities have places for walking and biking, green spaces, and a variety of housing types, shops and services. But keeping neighbours connected is equally important for livability. That’s why Surrey residents gathered for this inspiring session.
When we view waste as a resource then it just makes sense to divert it from the waste stream. In the City of Langley, that’s the type of ah-ha moments that are happening at a regular environmental movie night at Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Over 30% of Metro Vancouver’s greenhouse gases come from passenger vehicles ..and in Vancouver, new police cars are helping reduce that number with devices that reduce engine idle time while allowing electronics to operate without risk of a flat battery.
The Langley Events Centre is home to local sports and events… and an innovative zero waste effort. See how the city, players, staff, and spectators team up to reduce waste in every facet of the building’s operation, right down to the dryer lint!
Add a little enchantment to your day, when the creatures of Burnaby Lake Regional Park are joined by their fairy friends at the Forest Fairy Gathering, Saturday May 17 from 11am to 3pm.
The Regional Food System Roundtable explored how local governments can support the local food economy. Learn why increasing capacity to produce food close to home and improving the financial stability of the food sector are key factors in this effort.
It generates heat and financial savings! The Richmond District Energy facility uses geothermal heat to service hundreds of homes in the West Cambie area. See how 390 wells, 200 feet underground, harness the earth’s energy to reduce ghg emissions.
Join us for some all-ages fishy fun! Release salmon fry into the Serpentine River, enjoy a hatchery tour, take part in children’s activities and enjoy a walk through river habitat. Have a barbecue lunch at the concession. Allow at least one hour to complete all activities. The Tynehead Hatchery is located at the 96th Avenue entrance to Tynehead Regional Park, between 160th and 168th Streets in Surrey. Presented by the Serpentine Enhancement Society with Metro Vancouver.