The City of Vancouver, Engineering Services is currently accepting applications from qualified individuals available for auxiliary, on-call work as an Operations Worker II in the Transfer and Landfill Operations Branch. Closes: February 4, 2021.
Environment and Climate Change Canada that the government has officially accepted the Basel Convention plastic waste amendments that went into effect on 1/1/21. Canada will now need prior informed consent from importing countries before shipping certain types of plastic scrap and is forbidden from trading with non-Basel Convention countries without a special agreement.
On behalf of the members of the SWANA Pacific Chapter – BC & Yukon, our organization submitted the attached letters to the Ministry of Health for both BC and the Yukon. We want to ensure that the solid waste and recycling sector workers are prioritized to receive the COVID-19 vaccines when available.