The BC Cleantech CEO Alliance is a group of cleantech entrepreneurs and CEOs committed to accelerating British Columbia as a global hub of cleantech innovation, talent, capital and solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges in climate, energy and water. This letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is the first of its kind, uniting over 50 CEOs in a call to create the nation’s first cleantech strategy:
In the Lower Mainland of BC, regulation banning the disposal of organic waste to landfills are in effect, and, from July 2015, entered the enforcement phase. Other local governments throughout BC are implementing similar programs and these are at various stages of implementation. Dealing with organic waste is a challenge for local government, waste management companies, institutions, industries and even households. What are the options to process the mountain of organic waste (mainly food waste) that previously went to landfill?
Two DEERE Executive members were honoured at the 2015 APEGBC AGM with awards for recent projects of theirs. Congratulations to Seamus Frain and Michel De Spot. Watch the excellent videos of these two projects below.
Harvest Energy Garden - 2015 APEGBC Environmental Award
From innovative processes that do more with less to adaptive measures to address an uncertain climate future, APEGBC engineers and geoscientists practice at the leading edge of sustainability.
APEGBC recognizes these leaders through the annual Sustainability Award as a means to celebrate and share the positive contributions to a sustainable future. The award is open to any project that has demonstrated a commitment to, and understanding of, the concept of sustainability and/or has applied one or more of the Sustainability Guidelines.
On behalf of the Division of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, I would like to invite you to our upcoming tour of Powertech Labs on November 5th, as well as some other CPD seminars that may be of interest to you. Please see below for details.
Mehrzad Tabatabaian, PhD, P.Eng. Chair-DEERE Faculty, Mech. Eng. Dept., School of Energy, BCIT