Sustainable Coast BC Views: Whale's Tail, Sea Stars, Jervis Inlet Sunset © bdsaunders
Coles Marine Diesel Repair, a heritage building in Lower Gibsons, was destroyed by fire on Friday, June 4.
“The Gulf of Mexico is a very big ocean. The amount of volume of oil and dispersant we are putting into it is tiny in relation to the total water volume. –Tony Hayward, CEO of BP (14 May 2010) 1
- Written by Anne Miles Anne Miles
- Category: Features Features
- Published: 24 May 2010 24 May 2010
I can’t believe it’s been 22 years! My friends and I may have been talking about recycling even before the summer of ‘88, but it was then that SCRAPS began to get off the ground. All the papers have disappeared from my filing cabinet. I think I passed them on, a few years back, to some SCRAPS board members who were trying to save the society—so, you’ll have to forgive me if I get things wrong after all this time, in terms of places, dates, etc..But here is my recollection of how SCRAPS began.
I was reading an article reporting that residents of the Sunshine Coast tend to shop locally. The article was about a presentation of a gap analysis study conducted by Best Coast Initiative economic development officer, Murray McLaughlin to the SCRD. The study was to determine how much of the local economy is spent locally and how much actually is spent off- coast.
Update: Letter from Alexandra, May 17, 2010
Hello. Please see this video on the Get Out Migration. (SEE BELOW) Watch it with pride...this one is about you!
SuCESS is hosting A two day workshop on Zero Waste and Resource Recovery Park planning on Saturday, May 29 and Sunday, May 30 with international Zero Waste consultant Richard V. Anthony. All members of the Sunshine Coast community are invited to learn about Zero Waste and participate in sustainability planning for their region.
Rafe Mair interviews former Socred cabinet colleague and BC Premier Bill Vander Zalm on the campaign to stop the HST. Watch this fascinating 10 min back-and-forth between the two veteran politicians.
- Written by Beverly Saunders Beverly Saunders
- Category: News News
- Published: 12 May 2010 12 May 2010
The Plan Monitoring Advisory Committee (PMAC) has created a sub-committee to help design the Pender Harbour Resource Recovery Park. They are looking for residents and stakeholders to become part of the Technical Design Team (TDT).