Every year, Metro Vancouver residents and businesses generate 3.4 million tonnes of garbage and recyclables that need to be managed. But how, exactly?? One suggestion (after increasing recycling rates) is to build a new “waste-to-energy” incinerator for about $500 million. Here’s your LAST chance to have a say on this proposal.
Open House: 6 – 7 pm
Public Input: 7 – 10 pm
Q&A with Metro Vancouver staff: 10 – 10:30 pm
Address: Fraser River Discovery Centre
788 Quayside Drive, New Westminster
For more info provided by *Metro Vancouver*, click here.
To read why BMN opposes incineration of garbage: download Speak Out Against More Garbage Incineration.
To read an opinion piece on the proposed incineration program written by BMN’s Elaine Golds and published in her April 25th, Green Scene column of The TriCity News, click here
To read a handout prepared by *Zero Waste BC*, click “here”:/assets/bmn/doc/0waste.pdf.