1400 Robson Street
Vancouver, British Columbia

Presented by the West End Business Improvement Association

What: an expo celebrating the many faces of sustainability
When: May 27, from 2:00 to 8:30 pm; Panel discussions from 4-6 pm, keynote 6-6:30pm
Where: the Empire Landmark Hotel, 1400 Robson Street
Admission is FREE!

Beyond the Blue Bin...

Explore the ways Vancouver’s West End is going green. From social initiatives to environmental awareness campaigns, organizations are engaging citizens in creative and innovative ways to reduce their footprint and live responsibly. Whether you’re a student, a practised activist, a small business owner, or a newcomer to the sustainability scene, Sustainability and You offers the tips, tools and inspiration to go green - in ways you’d never have imagined!

25 exhibitors committed to revolutionizing sustainable living
Introduction by the World Wildlife Fund’s Alexis Morgan on lightening your footprint
Keynote speaker: Former MLA Lorne Mayencourt on social sustainability, how addiction affects the business climate in Vancouver, and how the Baldy Hughes Therapeutic Community helps
Panel discussions and dialogue featuring:
The Sustainability Purchasing Network
Metro Vancouver
Bullfrog Power
The Green Table Network
The Listel Hotel
London Drugs
The Fairmont Hotel
The Refinery Restaurant
The Pacific Palisades Hotel
Sustainable food, drinks and prizes throughout the event
Wine, cheese, appetizers and networking following the keynote presentation
Opportunity to purchase sustainable goods

Official Website: http://www.westendbia.com/

Added by thegreenpages on May 20, 2009

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