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Future of the Region Sustainability Dialogue

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Future of the Region Sustainability Dialogue

Time: April 19, 2011 from 11:30am to 2pm
Location: Hollyburn Country Club
Street: 950 Crosscreek Road
City/Town: West Vancouver
Event Neighbourhood and Type: west, vancouver, seminar
Latest Activity: Apr 4, 2011

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While the region as a whole has a current waste diversion rate of 55 percent, multi-family residential has a diversion rate of only 16 percent. With the majority of our growing population expected to live in multi-family households, how do we accelerate waste diversion in this sector? The multi-family residential sector faces unique challenges such as shared garbage bins, limited space for adding containers to collect recyclable or organics, and limited access for recycling collection vehicles. How do we overcome these challenges and who needs to be involved? Regional Dialogue 604-436-6993

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