Metro Vancouver Close Up – Episode 7 July/August 2015

Metro Vancouver Close Up Episode 7 2015 from Metro Vancouver on Vimeo.

Metro Vancouver Close Up logoIn this edition, a game show inspires Langley Township students with environmental learning, Surrey shows off its cycling infrastructure during Bike to Work Week, and Feeding the 5000 turns recovered food into a free lunch and a food waste lesson.

Screen Shot 2015-08-14 at 5.16.01 PMGamification Gets Results with Planet Protector Environmental Education Program
Making a game of environmental education is delivering results in Langley. The Planet Protector game show mixes quizzes, activities, and video segments to make learning an engaging experience that has these students eager to share their knowledge. link to story

Screen Shot 2015-08-14 at 11.41.44 AMSurrey Showcases Cycling Infrastructure Improvements During Bike to Work Week
Over 11,000 people participated in Bike to Work Week across Metro Vancouver, including those who took advantage of Surrey’s growing cycling infrastructure. See how the city is encouraging use of its bike paths, bike lanes, and end-of-trip amenities. link to story

Screen Shot 2015-08-14 at 2.18.54 PMFeeding the 5000 Kicks Off Love Food Hate Waste Campaign with Free Lunch
Who says there’s no free lunch? Metro Vancouver’s Love Food Hate Waste campaign kicked off with Feeding the 5000, a free event where recovered food was used to create thousands of servings of lunch and highlight the issues surrounding food waste. link to story

Watch even more Metro Vancouver videos and our popular seminars such as the Sustainability Breakfasts and Zero Waste Conference. Check out our new and improved Video Gallery with a searchable index of hundreds of videos.

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