Every year the Metro Vancouver Zero Waste Conference features compelling keynote speakers, panels, and armchair discussions – sharing their insights regarding zero waste and the circular economy. In this video highlight from the 2016 conference, Clint Undseth, Vice President, Innovation, Stuart Olson Inc. explores the issues and challenges with incorporating circular economy principles into the construction industry.
0:50 What are the key measures for building performance and how can industry establish a common language
2:26 Where do we begin when examining zero waste
2:50 How Stuart Olson sees the circular economy system
4:25 Some of the lessons and challenges they discovered while incorporating sustainability into the Bentall Centre
5:20 Finding the right balance with tipping fees
6:25 Establishing an SOP for sustainable models
7:20 Creating a common language about sustainability that can go from the sustainability office to the procurement department.
The 2017 Metro Vancouver Zero Waste Conference will be held on Nov. 1, 2017 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. This year’s theme is A Circular Economy Within Reach. Stay up to date on the latest conference news as we finalize an exciting list of speakers, panels, and presentations. Subscribe to this blog (sign up window at right) for regular updates about the 2017 conference and informative highlights from last year’s event. If the shift to a circular economy and zero waste thinking is going to impact your industry, you need to stay informed. Metro Vancouver’s 2017 Zero Waste Conference on November 1st is an event you don’t want to miss. We look forward to seeing you! Register Now