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BOMA BC Article in the Sustainable Business Magazine

Daniel Klemky, BOMA BC's Energy Manager was interviewed by the Sustainable Business Magazine about BOMA BESt Certification, collaboratoive green initiatives, achievements, and future green projects. 

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Sustainability Business Magazine 

Organics Ban 

Metro Vancouver will be establishing a disposal ban on organic materials for both residents and businesses in 2015 – an important step in implementing the region’s Solid Waste Management Plan. The plan was developed through extensive public consultation and approved by the BC Government in July 2011.
Organic material comprises of about 30% (over 250,000 tonnes) of total garbage collected. Diverting this material from the landfill will help to increase our recycling rate from 55% to 80% in 2015.  
For the most up-to-date information on the ban, visit the Metro Vancouver website, or the City of Vancouver website to view your options if your building does not currently have organics collection.
Email ODB@metrovancouver.org or call 604-432-6200 for any questions.

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