Category: Waste management

With public concern rising about disease, property damage, is it time to step up the war on rats?

With public concern on the upswing about sudden spikes in Vancouver’s rat population, I’ll be asking city staff next week to update council as soon as possible on the city’s rat suppression programs. Rats aren’t new to Vancouver and… Read More

Treekeepers, Green Building Cncl, Community Energy praise progress on Greenest City goals

Speakers from Treekeepers, the Green Building Council and the Community Energy Assoc. lined up at City Hall today to praise the city’s progress on its Greenest City goals. Highlights of the progress report delivered by deputy city manager… Read More

San Francisco’s progress on zero waste shows Metro’s more modest goal very achievable

News that San Francisco is on track to achieve its goal of zero waste by 2020 — a more aggressive target than Metro Vancouver’s 80 percent diversion — is proof that our region can achieve a major shift… Read More