Four potential locations (six individual parcels in four locations) for New Waste-To-Energy facilities were made public by Metro Vancouver as part of its current phase in the procurement process for new waste to energy capacity for the region. Learn more about the proponents and their technologies. Additional sites proposed by land owners will be announced in spring 2014.
Your regional government
– an incredible asset that does its best to underlie our region’s economic growth and future prosperity. View Greg Moore, Metro Vancouver Board Chair, recent presentation to the Vancouver Board of Trade. View the presentation
What do circus lessons, dog walking and a wooden bike have in common? These are just some of the gifts in our new Christmas campaign
around waste reduction. Check out the rest of the ads, watch videos, send free e-cards and tell us about your memorable gifts. This holiday season, you can be a Green Angel too.
Creating sustainable and livable regions demands innovation, foresight, collaboration, and importantly, learning from other people and places. What lessons can we learn about how to creatively accommodate growth and density? What can our communities look like, feel like, when we’ve made the right investments? Join us at our next Sustainability Dialogues.
To meet new federal and provincial standards
Metro Vancouver will build a new secondary treatment plant at a site approximately two kilometres east of the existing treatment plant. Learn more
about this project and opportunities for community input.
Canada’s National Zero Waste Council
- a cross-sectoral leadership initiative was launched on October 16th. Founded by Metro Vancouver, in collaboration with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, the Council aims to reduce waste generation by influencing the design of products and packaging, and encouraging behaviour change. Learn more about membership.
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