It’s time to celebrate your accomplishments!We are pleased to announce that Urban Impact’s 2013 Certificates of Diversion have been posted and should be arriving any day!We’d like to congratulate each and every one of you on your continued efforts to divert waste from the landfill.If you have any questions, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions section on our website. Read More
Meet Fox the Barn OwlToday, Nicole received a really nice email update on his progress from O.W.L. Canada: A couple of months ago, we found a little orphaned barn owl in the Richmond plant. Worried about the owl's ability to survive in a busy warehouse, we quickly alerted the wonderful team at O.W.L. (Orphaned Wild Life) Rehabilitation Society to see if they could come and rescue our gorgeous little owl. Read More
Steveson Village and the waters of the Fraser River will come alive with the 4th Annual Steveston Dragon Boat Festival on August 24, 2013. And, we could not be more excited to be on hand helping the Festival GO GREEN! Please use our Zero Waste Stations to recycle. More than 40 teams are expected to compete in fun and exciting races. “A perfect summer day in Steveston is when the sun is shining, the sky is blue, the birds are singing … and the dragon boats are ripping up the river.” Read More
Urban Impact is very excited to partner with FarmFolk CityFolk to help the Metro Vancouver Feast of Fields event move towards achieving Zero Waste. Our Zero Waste Stations will be at the event to help guests recycle.Read More
It all started in 1989 when Nicole Stefenelli returned from a trip to Europe. “It was a major turning point for me,” she recalls, “seeing how many light years ahead those countries were in terms of recycling.”One year later, Urban Impact was born as a university project aimed at proving that commercial businesses could reduce their waste disposal costs and carbon footprint by recycling. The beginning – Nicole started Urban Impact in 1990 as a commercial recycling company with the belief that she could make a difference as social entrepreneur. Read More
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