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    • 08 Jan 2020
    • 14 Oct 2020
    • 10 sessions
    • TBD

    Every 2nd Wednesday of the month, SPEC's Zero Waste team meets to discuss current and future projects. Drop by to learn more! Join our members  to share your ideas.

    The meetings are free and visitors are welcome.


    Location: Meetings will resume remotely, online. 

    Schedule: The 2nd Wednesday of each month (with some exceptions) from 6:30pm – 8pm.

    Room: TBD

    Please email zerowaste@spec.bc.ca if you have any questions.

    • 14 Jan 2020
    • 06 Oct 2020
    • 10 sessions
    • TBD

    Every second Tuesday of the month, meet with members of SPEC's Food team members to discuss ongoing and future projects. The meeting is free and visitors are always welcome.

    Monthly Meeting Details

    Location: Meetings will resume remotely, online. To join, please email admin@spec.bc.ca  for meeting access details. 

    Schedule: The 2nd Tuesday of each month, from 5:30pm - 7:30pm

    Room: TBD

    New? Meet Leadership Team members Olga Lansdorp, Art Bomke, and Tara Moreau. To read about their passion for our environment, go to Our People

    • 22 Jan 2020
    • 21 Oct 2020
    • 10 sessions
    • Click for more details

    Take part in our monthly meeting to chat with members of SPEC's Energy & Transportation team and learn what projects we are working on.

    The meeting is free and visitors are always welcome!


    Location: Meetings will resume remotely, online.  To join, please email admin@spec.bc.ca for meeting access details

    Schedule: The 3rd Wednesday of each month, from 6:00pm - 7:30pm

    Room: TBD

    *Meetings are sometimes held at Electra Meccanica's showroom on 102 East 1st Ave. This provides an incredible opportunity to tour Electra Meccanica's showroom and see these cutting-edge electric cars in person.

    About Electra Meccanica:
    "United by a passion to develop affordable, leading edge electric vehicles, Electra Meccanica has produced the high performance, commuter friendly single seater SOLO electric vehicle. The Company is also developing the TOFINO, an elegant, high performance two seater electric roadster. Both vehicles are designed to deliver the ultimate driving experience."

    The Energy & Transportation Team is looking for leadership! If you are interested in becoming a Co-Chair, drop by the next meeting and introduce yourself, or check out the volunteer position description
    • 17 Mar 2020
    • 12 May 2020
    • 9 sessions
    • TBA
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    This event listing and registration is only for pre-approved participants. Please visit http://www.masterrecyclervancouver.ca/register/ to pre-register for the program. 

    Program Schedule

    1. March 17th - Waste: Up Close and Personal
    2. March 24th - Is Recycling the Solution? You Decide
    3. March 31st - Where is ‘Away’?
    4. April 7th - Back to the Future: a Circular Economy
    April 14: Break
    5. April 21st - From Soil, to Soil: Deep Dive into Compost and Anaerobic Digestion
    6. April 28th - You Can Fix That! Toxic Waste
    7. May 5th - Your Turn Now: Behaviour Change and Reaching Out
    8. May 12th - Wrapping Up: Participant Presentations and What Comes Next?

    Field Trips are planned for April 1st and May 1st. 

    Class locations to be announced. Classes will be held in the Vancouver area. Past class spaces have been at community centers, professional schools, maker spaces and local businesses.

    Program Requirements

    In order to complete the course and receive your certificate, you must:
    1. Attend 7 out of 8 classes
    2. Complete 30 hours of community engagement
    3. Complete 1 out of 2 waste audits
    4. Complete all class feedback surveys
    5. Attend 1 of 2 Field Trips

    If you know in advance that you will be unable to commit to completing the course requirements, please do not register and allow others to do so.

    Thank you,
    The Master Recycler Vancouver Team

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