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.”
Another of those gigs where you get paid to attend something informative and inspiring. This time in Surrey, for the launch of their Surrey Steps Up program. Attendees were treated to an overview of Surrey’s ambitious plans for directing future growth to the year 2050 in a presentation (pdf) from Don
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