Zero Waste Challenge Conference: Getting Us To Zero Waste – A Shared Agenda For Action

Sustainable Region Initiative

The Future of the Region Sustainability Dialogues and Sustainability Community Breakfasts are outreach components of Metro Vancouver’s Sustainable Region Initiative (SRI). They involve a series of high-profile debates and discussions intended to help decision makers shape the future of the region by presenting a range of views and stimulating fresh thought on regional issues such as housing, industry, labour and immigration, drugs and crime, regional economy, transportation, energy and agriculture. For more information, visit:

Zero Waste Challenge Conference: Getting Us To Zero Waste – A Shared Agenda For Action

You are invited to take part in Metro Vancouver’s inaugural Zero Waste Challenge Conference, Thursday, March 10, 2011, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown, Burnaby. The focal point of this event will be a collaborative discussion on Metro Vancouver’s Zero Waste Challenge Strategy, which proposes a series of changes from regional businesses in a common effort to reduce solid waste. Featured speakers at this one-day conference include: Robert Lange, Director – Bureau of Waste Reduction, Reuse and Recycling, New York City Department of Sanitation; and Clint Mahlman, Senior VP – London Drugs. There will also be a “dragon’s Den” panel of experts featuring Rod Muir, Sierra Club of Canada; Bernie Magnan, Vancouver Board of Trade; and Neil Hastie, Encorp Pacific. Hear success stories and take part in vital dialogues on strategies and actions to increase solid waste reduction, reuse and recycling in the region. You are encouraged to register today as space is limited. For more information visit:

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