2016 is marking a new challenge for me, as I take on an expanded role with the television program The Sustainable Region. Here is the first episode I produced — a repackaged version of Tristram Stuart’s inspiring talk on food waste, delivered at the 2015 Zero Waste Conference last October.
“From Metro Vancouver’s 2015 Zero Waste Conference, an inspiring talk from food waste activist Tristram Stuart. His recipe for addressing food waste could be the secret ingredient for feeding a global population expected to reach 9 billion by 2050.”
With the promise and/or threat of artificial intelligence much on our collective minds these days, it’s entertaining to consider two films that explore the topic. Their parallels and dissimilarities highlight shared themes and thought-provoking questions we may well face when androids learn to dream.
A turbine in the Capilano energy recovery facility will generate electricity from the excess pressure once the new tunnels connecting the Capilano reservoir and the Seymour water filtration system are fully tested and operational. See how crews tackled the tricky business of moving this large turbine into its permanent home.
The District of North Vancouver’s Geoweb application is proving to be a useful tool for the public and city staff. Find out why everyone from the mayor to solar panel installers are using Geoweb to harness the power of geographic information systems.
Hotter temperatures are a familiar symptom of climate change. Another is extreme precipitation – intense bouts of heavy rainfall that can damage private homes AND civic infrastructure. In North Vancouver, community workshops help the public understand the challenges municipalities face with issues such as extreme weather and offer a chance to collaborate on potential solutions.
The Coquitlam Reservoir supplies our region with 370 million litres of potable water on an average day. Now that water is cleaner than ever, thanks to the new Coquitlam Water Treatment Facility. In this episode see how this ultraviolet innovation went from blueprint to reality. (17:30 min)
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Second in a series. Commissioned by Assured Software for Restoration and Remediation Magazine. Click on the image to read full article You’ve grown tired of the paper lists, the data entry discrepancies and the all-around hassle of relying on out-dated methods to handle packouts and inventories for your restoration clients. The
Article commissioned by Assured Software for Restoration and Remediation Magazine. Click on image to read full article The packout. It can be a crucial piece of the restoration/remediation puzzle, especially for jobs requiring a full suite of services, like contents management. But it’s also fertile ground for inefficiencies and costly