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December 1, 2 and 3, 2020

 

Solid Waste Basics

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Training Schedule 2020

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Advancing the responsible management of solid waste as a resource.

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BC Approving Municipal Single-Use Plastic Bans, Working on Province-wide Plan

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VANCOUVER — Bylaws banning single-use plastics in Richmond, Victoria, Saanich, Tofino and Ucluelet will soon have provincial approval, BC’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy announced Saturday. The announcement from minister George Heyman comes after a public consultation on plastic waste that generated more than 35,000 responses. In addition to approving the bylaws proposed in those municipalities, the province will be considering other bylaws as they are submitted and working to develop a province-wide framework for implementing bans on single-use plastic items, said Heyman at a news conference Saturday.

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We Are SWANA Pacific Chapter – BC & Yukon Networking, Training, and Certification for Integrated Waste Resource Management

We are the Pacific Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America. As the leading organization in integrated waste resource management in BC and the Yukon, we provide expertise and professional development to practitioners through training, certification, and networking. Explore the About section to find out more about who we are and what we do.

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