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Single-use plastics persist on campus

Langara College has saved over 2.2 million plastic bottles with the addition of water filling stations on campus, but specific initiatives to eliminate single-use plastics are vague in the school’s strategic plan.

Zero Waste Branches Out to College Campuses

By Agazy Mengesha The City of Vancouver has partnered with community centres and post-secondary institutions to make them into waste collection hubs for those who can’t make it to the new Zero Waste Centre near Marine Drive Station.…

Metro Vancouver looks to go green with wastes

Metro Vancouver will introduce a ban on the disposal of organic materials into landfills in 2015 that will affect local businesses, residents and Langara College. More than one million tonnes of garbage every year The region currently…