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Teachers and parents from School District 38 (Richmond) visit our Richmond Plant
Wed, 02/08/2012 - 16:42

On February 7, we had 30 children, teachers and parents from the School District 38 (Richmond) Waste Management School Green Team for a visit to our Richmond Plant. The tour of our five step recycling process was led by President and CEO Nicole Stefenelli. The group was very engaged; the children asked many questions about what happens during the recycling process; the children with the best questions received baseball caps and toques. We received a warm thank you from the School District:

Mon, 12/12/2011 - 09:53

Urban Impact has been front and centre at recent Packaging and Printed Paper EPR consultation sessions. The BC Ministry of Environment is currently in the middle of a Fall Consultation tour.

 

Wed, 09/21/2011 - 05:10

September 20, 2011 Norampac announced that its Burnaby Mill (recycling) is shutting down no later than December 2011.

This is a sad day, when a domestic mill has to shut down. The capacity of this mill was not huge at 128,000 Metric Tonnes of product output per year, but nonetheless it will change the dynamics of cardboard recycling in the Pacific Northwest.

Mon, 07/11/2011 - 12:48

On Saturday, July 9, the Urban Impact Events and Festivals team was out in full force to help the Tour De Delta's Brenco Criterium race go green.  The Tour De Delta's fast and furious Brenco Criterium took place in the historic fishing village of Ladner. This year's Criterium was very exciting to all who attended- the cyclists manipulate the tight corners of the downtown core. The weekend brought more than 5000 spectators out to celebrate cycling excellence in Delta.