The CleanBC Program for Industry was awarded most creative climate solution from the Under2 Coalition, which is a global alliance of state and regional governments committed to ambitious climate action in line with the Paris agreement.
The province said if actions in the plan are fully realized, it will result in incremental greenhouse gas emission reductions of over 930,000 tonnes per year by 2026 — equal to taking 200,000 passenger vehicles off the road per year.
Solar panels, e-cigarettes, electric vehicle batteries and chargers are among the products to become eligible for recycling in B.C. as part of the provincial government’s five-year plan to expand recycling.
The students were surprised to receive a letter from George Heyman, B.C.’s minster of the environment and climate change strategy.

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