In this episode of Metro Vancouver Close Up – students lead the way on school food scrap recycling programs, citizens take advantage of transportation planning workshops in Surrey, and art and bees find common ground in Richmond.
More than 47% of the region’s land base is designated as conservation and recreation, and more than 750 hectares have been added since 20-11. In Richmond, an artistic buzz is highlighting ways to enhance these valuable places, big and small. link to story
In Metro Vancouver, in 2011, 14% of trips in the region were taken by transit and 73% by automobile. Surrey is helping citizens understand their transportation choices, and explore ways to offer low carbon priorities. link to story
It’s been a year since Metro Vancouver’s food scraps landfill ban was introduced and for the next steps in waste reduction, creative strategies are increasingly part of the conversation. We took a look at two ways student in the region have been involved so far. link to story
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