We all know the value of recycling, but did you know that by using UWC recyclable pick ups (supporting UWC) you can help alleviate poverty? The creation of jobs for those who may have difficulty finding and retaining employment is a path out of poverty and United We Can is a pioneer in this. For twenty years United We Can has been an advocate for BOTH marginalized people and the environment. United We Can provides support, training, and “green collar jobs.” Our depot and staff offer employment, income earning opportunities and for those that seek it a purpose to be a part of a local sustainability solution.
As many of you know the City of Vancouver has had an action plan in play since 2011 to become the Greenest City by 2020, and I for one am very excited. The Greenest City Action Plan is a strategy for staying on the leading [...]