Metro Vancouver Update
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Welcome to the September issue of Metro Vancouver Update!

It’s not too late to register for the 12th annual Zero Waste Conference happening at the end of this month on September 28 and 29. You can register for this exciting and informative event to explore the ideas and actions with the greatest potential to transform our communities and economies in support of a future without waste.

In this issue of Chair Update, you’ll find information about the soon-to-be-open Central Surrey Recycling and Waste Centre, learn about how to reduce food waste, and see how washing your clothes in cold water can minimize harmful microfibers.

Metro Vancouver is proposing to preserve a forested and waterfront property at Cape Roger Curtis on Bowen Island as a…

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The new Central Surrey Recycling and Waste Centre, opening in September, is a vital part of Metro Vancouver’s efforts to…

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You still have time to visit the Metro Vancouver: Together We Make Our Region Strong exhibit at the PNE Fair!…

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Metro Vancouver is seeking public input on the construction of the Central Park Water Main – Imperial Section in Burnaby…

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The collaborative management of təmtəmíxʷtən/Belcarra Regional Park by Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Metro Vancouver has created opportunities to integrate Indigenous knowledge…

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A new biosolids dewatering facility at Iona Island Wastewater Treatment Plant in Richmond will help Metro Vancouver to more efficiently use…

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Metro Vancouver was honoured with the Environmental Leadership award at the BC Technology for Learning Society’s donor recognition event. The…

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The 2022 Zero Waste Conference is nearly here! This exciting event, which brings together thought leaders at the forefront of…

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Starting September 15, Metro Vancouver residents who would like to operate an indoor wood burning appliance, such as a fireplace…

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A new Invest Vancouver report reveals that water tech, a hidden gem of the clean tech sector, provides an untapped economic…

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Every time you do laundry, the fabrics shed tiny fibres into the water, contributing to the hundreds of tonnes of…

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A new project at Metro Vancouver’s Lulu Island Wastewater Treatment Plant will recover heat from treated sewage for use in…

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Food is often wasted simply because we don’t know what to do with it. To help you find inspiration in…

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Ten new communities will be joining the Canadian Circular Cities & Regions Initiative (CCRI) Peer-to-Peer Network for 2022/2023. The CCRI…

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Events & Videos

The City of Richmond’s Community Energy and Emissions Plan (CEEP) 2050 includes multiple actions to set Richmond on a path…

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Soil erosion is a problem in some Metro Vancouver regional parks, but bioengineering is a promising solution. It sounds high…

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Metro Vancouver crews are installing a 580-metre-long debris boom mid-lake in the Seymour Reservoir to protect the Seymour Dam from…

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Metro Vancouver Regional Parks offers programs year-round to connect you with nature. Nature activities, guided walks, and events reveal the…

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You can still register for the 2022 Zero Waste Conference! Explore this year’s theme of “A Future without Waste: Regenerative…

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Until September 5, you can check out the Metro Vancouver: Together We Make Our Region Strong exhibit at the PNE…

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