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  • NWEP AGM & Urban Transportation Forum – New Westminster Environmental Partners
    occurred during games time and discuss how cities can excel in a paradigm of peak oil and GHG reduction Joe Zaccaria is a sustainable transportation advocate from South Fraser OnTrax Joe will present some quick facts from our neighbours in the south of Fraser region including options to decrease motordom and make our communities walkable again What is driving transportation needs in the south of Fraser What is being planned and what is being hoped for What does these mean for the whole region Jonathan Cote is a New Westminster City Councillor He will talk about how urban design and form affect sustainable transportation He will also talk about road pricing and other issues in the local New Westminster and regional Metro Vancouver context Following these presentations there will be ample opportunity for Q A bring your questions your concerns and your ideas become part of the discussion Following these discussions the NWEP will be reporting on this year s activities and will be electing new officers for 2011 Everyone is invited admission is free and the general public is encouraged to attend and see what the NWEP is up to You don t have to be a member to attend but only NWEP members will be able vote at the meeting Memberships 5 annually will be available at the meeting New Westminster Environmental Partners are a group of New Westminster residents business owners and other stakeholders who believe in thinking globally and acting locally NWEP is strictly non partisan as we support sustainability being embraced by all political parties organizations and individuals Membership in NWEP is open to all residents and community stakeholders who support our mission and are willing to work with us in a cooperative consensus based decision making process to promote sustainability in the City Our

    Original URL path: http://nwep.ca/2010/11/01/nwep-agm-urban-transportation-forum/ (2016-02-07)
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  • Open letter from New Westminster Environmental Partners – New Westminster Environmental Partners
    can undertake by itself and would require a commitment from higher levels of government to make them a reality We hope you will take a few moments to read through the notes from this discussion session and make a commitment to these vital goals to fight climate change as you campaign or act in your roles as elected officials If you have any questions or need clarification on any of these items please do not hesitate to contact us Matthew Laird Director New Westminster Environmental Partners www nwep ca Things done right by New Westminster Crosstown Greenway Tight grid road system Narrowing of Columbia St Road Diet Urban densification Walkable core Beginning roof top gardens Rain barrel program Composter subsidy program New municipal buildings LEED gold Anti idling by law Cosmetic pesticide ban NWEP formation What should we do next Community gardens local food security Say no to highway expansion transit instead Water metering Make sustainability accessible to all economic classes Use our electric utility to become a sustainable energy facilitator Engage youth Promote Zero Waste not incineration Put density where is transit Ban plastic bags tax on plastic bags disposable fast food containers Decrease amount of solid waste frequency of pickup Collect compost Increase building efficiency standards Allow use of more efficient fireplaces building code Bring passenger rail back to New Westminster Amtrak Promote district heating passive solar heating solar hot water building code tax incentives for sustainable energy Incorporate triple bottom line Greenhouse Gas targets provincial 33 in all municipal projects Clothes line promotion for single family homes forbid strata by laws banning clothes lines Education Host a sustainability fair Promote One Day Vancouver adopt in New Westminster Car Free Days in New Westminster Incentives to have industry to clean up reduce emissions Attract Green businesses Increase carbon

    Original URL path: http://nwep.ca/2009/03/20/open-letter-from-new-westminster-environmental-partners/ (2016-02-07)
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  • Civic Election Meet and Greet – New Westminster Environmental Partners
    Survey Previous story NewWest DocFest Join us for green drinks on February 19th Rain City Juicery New Westminster Environmental Partners Andrew Murray and the NWEP are in the news See More See Less New Westminster considers water metering for homes newwestrecord ca Water restrictions in the summer of 2015 may have been the tipping point for New Westminster to consider introducing a water metering program New West Environmental Partners has

    Original URL path: http://nwep.ca/2011/10/30/civic-election-meet-and-greet/ (2016-02-07)
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  • GreenDrinks NewWest, Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014: Put More BUZZ in Your Backyard! – New Westminster Environmental Partners
    and the UNIBUG Team from Douglas College will give a brief talk about the User Network for Insect Biology in the Urban Garden UNIBUG Project a collaborative project to learn more about urban garden ecosystems with a focus on insects For the last three summers they have been learning how different plants might attract pest eating insects known as biological controls and this year s program has expanded to include pollinators Come to GreenDrinks to learn more about their newest community pollinator project a family friendly sustainable gardening activity to host a mason bee house of your own by You may also like Locally Made New West Doc Fest 2013 6 Oct 2013 NWEP in the Community 10 Oct 2008 NWEP Volunteer Contributions To Our Community 19 Jan 2014 Follow Next story Proposed Changes to Truck Route Designations Open House Previous story Is it time to get more involved in your community Join us for green drinks on February 19th Rain City Juicery New Westminster Environmental Partners Andrew Murray and the NWEP are in the news See More See Less New Westminster considers water metering for homes newwestrecord ca Water restrictions in the summer of 2015 may have been the

    Original URL path: http://nwep.ca/2014/02/17/put-more-buzz-in-your-backyard-sustainable-gardening-with-mason-bees/ (2016-02-07)
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  • Community Activities – Page 4 – New Westminster Environmental Partners
    Take Back our Port Sunday Oct 27 Noon New Westminster Quay Members of the NWEP are adding their voices to the upcoming rally It s Time to Take Back Our Port happening on Sunday Oct 27 at New Westminster Quay The expansion of bulk coal exports Active Citizenship Community Activities Community Events 18 Sep 2013 Volunteer this Sunday on Sept 22 for the 2013 New Westminster Shoreline Cleanup Go to the menu tab Shoreline Cleanup or click on the image for more details by Active Citizenship Community Activities Topic Energy 18 Aug 2013 Energy and Sustainability Sept 12 GreenDrinks NewWest Thursday GreenDrinks NewWest will have two guests speakers on the topic of Energy and Sustainability Norm Connolly Community Energy Manager with the City of New Westminster and Nigel Protter Executive Director and CEO of Previous Page Next Page Follow Join us for green drinks on February 19th Rain City Juicery New Westminster Environmental Partners Andrew Murray and the NWEP are in the news See More See Less New Westminster considers water metering for homes newwestrecord ca Water restrictions in the summer of 2015 may have been the tipping point for New Westminster to consider introducing a water metering program New

    Original URL path: http://nwep.ca/category/activities/page/4/ (2016-02-07)
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  • DocFest Fundraiser September 28th at the Heritage Grill – New Westminster Environmental Partners
    http newwestdocfest ca In support of the DocFest we re hosting a fundraiser Join us at the 1st Annual New West DocFest Fundraiser at The Heritage Grill 447 Columbia Street Your ticket entitles you to a choice of one glass house wine or draft beer Plus choice of chicken beef veggie or lamb burger with salad or fries or a pasta option You can order tickets online by going here by You may also like New Westminster Event All Candidates Jane s Walk Saturday May 4 5 30pm 28 Apr 2013 Locally Made New West Doc Fest 2013 6 Oct 2013 Civic Election Meet and Greet 30 Oct 2011 Follow Next story Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup 2011 Previous story Volunteers needed for Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup Join us for green drinks on February 19th Rain City Juicery New Westminster Environmental Partners Andrew Murray and the NWEP are in the news See More See Less New Westminster considers water metering for homes newwestrecord ca Water restrictions in the summer of 2015 may have been the tipping point for New Westminster to consider introducing a water metering program New West Environmental Partners has been lobbying View on Facebook Share New Westminster Environmental

    Original URL path: http://nwep.ca/2011/09/18/docfest-fundraiser-september-28th-at-the-heritage-grill/ (2016-02-07)
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  • Crosswalk at New Westminster Skytrain Station – New Westminster Environmental Partners
    the lobbying efforts by the NWEP the city abandoned its plan to put a wall down the middle of 8th Street and instead put in a crosswalk so transit users can safely access their buses by You may also like New Westminster Environmental Partners presents AutoObesity in conjunction with Better Environmentally Sound Transportation 9 May 2010 NWEP to TransLink Plan First then build 11 Feb 2011 NWEP Proposed Anti Idling Bylaw 6 Apr 2008 Follow Next story 2008 Municipal Election Survey Results Previous story New Westminster Environmental Partners at Anti Gateway Rally Join us for green drinks on February 19th Rain City Juicery New Westminster Environmental Partners Andrew Murray and the NWEP are in the news See More See Less New Westminster considers water metering for homes newwestrecord ca Water restrictions in the summer of 2015 may have been the tipping point for New Westminster to consider introducing a water metering program New West Environmental Partners has been lobbying View on Facebook Share New Westminster Environmental Partners The first Green Drinks of 2016 is on February 19 We have lots of project ideas to discuss and hope to see you there See More See Less Green Drinks February 19 2016

    Original URL path: http://nwep.ca/2008/10/12/crosswalk-at-new-westminster-skytrain-station/ (2016-02-07)
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  • NWEP & Tenth to the Fraser host Green Drinks – Election Edition 2: Revenge of the Ballot Box – New Westminster Environmental Partners
    Westminster You may be alone in the voting booth but you don t have to watch the results alone Even if you can t make it out to this fun night NWEP and Tenth to the Fraser still urge everyone eligible to get out there and vote It s your right which people are literally dying elsewhere in the world to share Note this will take the place of the regularly schedule Green Drinks on Wednesday May the 4th There will NOT be a Green Drinks on Wednesday in May by You may also like Is it time to get more involved in your community 3 Feb 2014 NWEP Launches Sustainability Map 25 Jan 2008 NWEP in the Community 10 Oct 2008 Follow Next story New Westminster Breaths a Sigh of Relief says New Westminster Environmental Partners Previous story N E X T NWEP and Tenth to the Fraser host Green Drinks Election Edition Join us for green drinks on February 19th Rain City Juicery New Westminster Environmental Partners Andrew Murray and the NWEP are in the news See More See Less New Westminster considers water metering for homes newwestrecord ca Water restrictions in the summer of 2015 may have

    Original URL path: http://nwep.ca/2011/04/28/nwep-tenth-to-the-fraser-host-green-drinks-election-edition-2-revenge-of-the-ballot-box/ (2016-02-07)
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