On September 18, a group of entrepreneurs will hear about how Nicole Stefenelli of Urban Impact and Christopher Ng, CEO of Alterrus (vertical farming system manufacturer) are using their companies as tools for positive societal change: delivering both positive societal iRead More
Ahoy mates! Urban Impact's Zero Waste Stations were on deck August 11 and 12 at the City of Richmond's Maritime Festival. Besides the bounty of beautiful wooden boats, highlights of the Maritime Festival included food from many cultures, animated storytelling, puppet-making, facepainting, gorgeous wooden boats, and great music. We are love to see our Zero Waste stations in use at such a colourful, fun community event. Read More
Urban Impact to donate proceeds to the Philippine Red Cross to support the people of Manila who have been affected by the typhoon.
We are pleased to announce that Urban Impact will donate the proceeds from our next two Shred Days to the Philippine Red Cross to support the people of Manila who have been affected by the typhoon. Widespread flooding has affected millions of people in the Philippine capital, the worst flood since 2009, leaving many people trapped on their roofs.To see the schedule and locations for our next Shred Days click here.Read More
On June 28th, Urban Impact's team was at the YWCA of Calgary's Inglewood Aboriginal Community Celebration to help the event GO GREEN!Read More
We had the best time this past weekend at the Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival watching artists, both young and older use their magic to create the most wonderful renditions of our Hybrid Recycling Truck.Over 150 artists submitted their drawings to us over the weekend; our team is busy uploading all the drawings into a Facebook album today. At one point we counted 30 people in our tent! We are also really thrilled with the creativity of the submissions- good luck to everyone who entered! We will be announcing the winner this week- stay tuned!Read More