Sustainable Region Initiative: Food Scrap Recycling

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. Please check the web site often to find out about future dialogues in your community.

Sustainable Community Breakfast: Rolling Out Food Scraps Recycling in Multi-family Buildings

In 2015, food scraps will be banned from the garbage throughout the Metro Vancouver region. Learn how the cities of Burnaby, New Westminster, Port Moody and Vancouver are tackling this challenge in multi-family residences. Two breakfasts are planned:

Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 7:30 – 9:00 a.m.
British Columbia Institute of Technology Vancouver Campus, 555 Seymour Street
Click here to register online.

Port Moody             
Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 7:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Inlet Theatre, 100 Newport Drive
Click here to register online.

Confirmed speakers include Mike Clay, Mayor – Port Moody (Oct. 23); Kristian Davis, Supervisor, Solid Waste & Recycling Branch – City of New Westminster (October 9 and 23); Murray Mollard, Project Co-director – Trashtalk (October 9); and Tracey Tobin, Environmental Services Officer – City of Burnaby (October 9 and 23).

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