WelcomeWelcome2016-02-29T08:00:00ZGP0|#a7f200e3-d438-4fb5-bdb4-385767b1eb24;L0|#0a7f200e3-d438-4fb5-bdb4-385767b1eb24|Issue 18;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClass8B7B88450EE04019B95D8F4D98666756"><p>This month features an upgrade to some key liquid waste infrastructure, improvements to our online recycling tool, and a celebration of excellence in green buildings with the Annacis Research Centre. </p><p>The GLOBE Leadership Summit and Innovation Exposition (March 2 to 4), is held in Vancouver every two years. People come from all over the world to discuss pressing global challenges, and solutions.  Metro Vancouver is an exhibitor, and participating in the National Zero Waste Council's March 4 workshop. </p><p>Local and regional challenges also need leadership and coordinated solutions, and this was the premise of a keynote from Metro Vancouver's Board Chair, Greg Moore made to the Vancouver Board of Trade luncheon this February. </p><p>And finally, we're into the double digit temperatures, and longer daylight.  Starting spring cleaning?  February hosts National Battery Day – take charge of your waste – take your batteries back to a depot.</p></div>0