Welcome to Metro Vancouver UpdateWelcome to Metro Vancouver Update2016-10-31T07:00:00ZGP0|#3f3e419f-0fa5-4790-ac10-a80ab0188ba4;L0|#03f3e419f-0fa5-4790-ac10-a80ab0188ba4|Issue 25;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClass6F191998B60F45AE9F475F79FC4F7BEF"><p>Welcome to the Metro Vancouver Update, bringing you news and information from around the region. If you enjoy reading the Metro Vancouver Update, share it with a friend, and welcome them to subscribe <a href="/events/sri-mailing-lists/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank"> <span lang="EN-US" style="text-decoration:underline;">here</span></a>. </p><p>If you haven't previously attended the Zero Waste Conference, take a look at the website, and register now! We have a range of information on solid waste in this edition, from an update on Canada's National Zero Waste Council activities to a trio of campaigns to help you reduce your waste at home. </p><p>Find articles that celebrate international recognition for two of our core utilities, provide an update on local fisheries initiatives, launch a new home energy web resource, and provide the latest news from our liquid waste program. Our fast facts look at water conservation with some year round tips and facts on how we use water in our homes every day.</p><p>There are so many positive things going on right here where we live.</p><p> </p><p> <em>Metro Vancouver is a partnership of 21 municipalities, one Electoral Area and one Treaty First Nation that collaboratively plans for and delivers regional-scale services. Its core services are drinking water, wastewater treatment and solid waste management. Metro Vancouver also regulates air quality, plans for urban growth, manages a regional parks system and provides affordable housing.</em> </p></div>0