Metro Vancouver Close Up – Building a Better Bin in New Westminster to Tackle a Recycling Challenge

New Westminster Tests Recycling and Waste Bins MVCU from Metro Vancouver on Vimeo.

Metro Vancouver Close Up logoSorting recyclables becomes faster -and easier- when the information is consistent where ever you go – work, school, home and public spaces. New Westminster is working with Metro Vancouver to test out recycling bins that might become a common sight.

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Metro Vancouver Close Up – West Vancouver Looks Forward With Community Energy and Emissions Plan

West Vancouver Community Energy and Emissions Plan (CEEP) MVCU from Metro Vancouver on Vimeo.

mvconnectHoverWest Vancouver’s location between the Burrard Inlet and the North Shore mountains makes for a beautiful setting. But it also leaves it vulnerable to climate change impacts — such as sea level rise and extreme weather events. So the municipality is looking to the future and seeking local input in the effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions — through the creation of a community energy and emissions plan (CEEP).

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Metro Vancouver Close Up – Richmond Delivers Energy and Reduces Emissions with an Underground Approach

Richmond District Energy MVCU from Metro Vancouver on Vimeo.

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The city of Richmond has a goal to reduce carbon emissions by 30% by 2020, while also following regional recommendations to densify city centres. How to simultaneously deliver energy to a growing population while reducing emissions? The answer is underground, in Metro Vancouver’s sewer system.

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