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AHA MEDIA is pleased to present BOB’s local Green Inner-City Cluster Kickoff Event

May 26, 2009 1 comment

Green Inner-city Cluster Kickoff Event

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Join Building Opportunities with Business and local green business leaders such as Toby Barazzuol of Eclipse Awards and Louise Schwartz of the Recycling Alternative to learn how being green can be a competitive advantage for your business.  Topics covered will include:

  • Marketing Sustainability
  • Greening Your Business
  • Green Buildings and Green Roofs
  • Recycling and Waste Reduction
  • Collaborating to increase efficiency
  • Urban Agriculture

There will be presentations but also peer learning opportunities where attendees can share what has worked most successfully at their own business.

Time: June 10th 10:00-2:00

Location: Japanese Language School, 487 Alexander Street

Cost: Free (includes lunch, coffee, etc.)

RSVP: andrew.mckay@bobics.org

See what efforts are already underway to green Vancouver’s inner-city at the blog we started.

** NEW UPDATE **

We are pleased to have Councilor Andrea Reimer giving the opening address.  She is a leader in BC’s environmental movement and a member of the Mayor’s Greenest City Action Team.

AHA MEDIA is proud to be Media Sponsors for Tony Chisholm, of DTES Re-Cycles! – Custom-made Re-Cycling Trailers!!

April 15, 2009 Leave a comment


* This is just an audio recording – No imagery. *

In this video, April Smith records a camera shy Tony Chisolm’s voice speaking about his vision to build  custom- made Re-Cycling Trailers to help clean up the Vancouver Downtown Eastside ( DTES)! :)tony-dtes-recycles-3

 He envisions building a social enterprise to help others like himself in the Vancouver Downtown (DTES) get into the Green movement and help with recycling and cleaning up our  neighborhood of popcans, empty bottles, old clothing etc.

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He is looking for sponsors in either business development, funding, materials, space, guidance to help him realize his dream of cleaning and greening the Vancouver Downtown Eastside! :)

Tony’s dream is to build custom-made Re-cycling trailers that attached to the back of electric bicycles or regular bicycles and use that for working on Reducing, Reusing and Recycling! :)

He even has a special place where one can drain bottles and can upside down to get rid of any liquid remaining in the containers!

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AHA MEDIA is proud to help Tony Chisholm, our DTES neigbor by giving media sponsorship and coverage through a site we will be building for him :)  ( Soon to come! )

Tony Chisholm writes: “I think my site would be beneficial to are community.  I like the site to benefit people with a purpose .and the monies to go to a purpose to keep are east side clean and green  by recycling  goods”.

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A Clean, Green DTES to come! :)

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This was filmed by April Smith of AHA MEDIA on a Nokia N95 mobile cameraphone. April is passionate and skilled in making Nokia films by exploring mobile media production through the camera lens of a cellphone. For a better quality version of this video, please DM April Smith @AprilFilms on Twitter.

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