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The Ecocity 30-Day Zero Waste Challenge

The Ecocity 30-Day Zero Waste Challenge is now open for exploration. This campaign is your opportunity to connect the threads of your personal actions to broader ecocity ideals by transforming your everyday choices to deeper shades of green. Share your experiences (or just follow along with your fellow ecocitizens!) July 1-30.

Ecocity World Summit

The Latest from #Ecocity2019:
  • In 2019, Vancouver will proudly host an international audience of urban stakeholders who are eagerly looking to develop cities in balance with the natural world. The conference website is now up and running at www.ecocity2019.com. The organizers are actively working with key individuals to create...

1 month ago
#Ecocity2019 will be held in Vancouver, BC at the Vancouver Convention Centre West (VCC). The VCC is the world's only LEED® Platinum certified convention centre offers one of the most beautiful settings in the world.

Learn more about the venue: https://t.co/KuNjWBkmVP https://t.co/NXRS7a3sbL
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2 months ago
The City of Vancouver is known for its stunning natural beauty and ranked one of th emost livable cities in the world for the past decade. Learn more about the host city for #Ecocity2019: https://t.co/543IlHePWo https://t.co/fwVIxQyGwa ecocity2019 photo
2 months ago
#Ecocity2019 will be hosted in Vancouver, B.C from Oct 7-11, 2019.

The Ecocity World Summit is the longest-standing international conference that addresses building cities in balance with nature. It is a biennial event, involving 1000+ delegates globally. https://t.co/1k0IzPYpOG https://t.co/Sj43AD8NeE
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4 months ago
Save the Date! Ecocity World Summit 2019 is coming to Vancouver, B.C in October. Stay tuned for more details. #Ecocity2019

On the Web

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Urbinsight connects communities with web-based mapping tools designed to explore and measure holistic urban health.

Urbinsight

A Global Data Initiative
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A forum for in-depth exploration of particular themes in relation to building cities in balance with nature.

Focus Labs

A Forum for In-Depth Exploration
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A knowledge portal on sustainable urbanism featuring articles and columns by ecocity experts and enthusiasts.

Ecocities Emerging

The Ecocity Builders Journal
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A practical methodology for assessing and guiding progress towards an ecologically-restorative human civilization.

Ecocity Standards

Assessing Ecocity Conditions

Featured Project

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Eco-Plaza in the Heart of the City

Berkeley’s re-envisioned Center Street features deep green technologies and thoughtful community place-making strategies. The community plan for the pedestrian plaza was endorsed by the City Council and final technical studies and design work are underway with the City.

Urbinsight

Next Generation Participatory Mapping and Analysis

Next Generation Participatory Mapping and Analysis

Urbinsight is a next-generation data analysis platform designed for participatory mapping and planning processes. Its goal is to provide engaged cities and citizens with the necessary tools and technology to affect the resiliency and sustainability of their cities and settlements in a positive way.

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Twitter & Facebook

7 days ago
The week in plastic in pictures. #WorldEnvironmentDay #WorldOceanDay highlighted plastic global pollution as the most urgent problem facing our planet. @guardian https://t.co/zJzeNKgmjx #BeatPlasticPollution
2 weeks ago
On this #WorldEnvironmentDay we invite everyone to #BeatPlasticPollution by joining our Ecocity 30 Day #ZeroWaste challenge to take place in #plasticfreejuly. Sign up now and share your experience of #EcocityGoingZero at https://t.co/AWUb2DQxeE
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Speaking of Can Dirt Save the Earth @nytimes, here's a great article by @ecomuse @TNatureOfCities about how to create the kind of #soil that will help regenerate the earth's natural systems. #carbonfootprint #compost #sanfrancisco #zerowaste #climatechange https://t.co/CAo4RwHR9Q
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Ecocity Builders2 days ago

At our recent Ecocity Focus Lab in Vancouver we did pretty well with reusable drinking containers, but it's not always easy to keep a small footprint in large spaces. The average office or school generates a substantial amount of paper, plastic and food waste, so considering how much of our...

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Ecocity Builders5 days ago

With 1.3 billion tons — roughly one-third — of the edible parts of food produced for human consumption getting lost or wasted globally per year, learning how to compost leftover food scraps and other organic waste is a key to creating a more circular economy.
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Ecocity Builders
Ecocity Builders1 week ago

The Ecocity 30-Day Zero Waste Challenge is now open for exploration. This campaign is your opportunity to connect the threads of your personal actions to broader ecocity ideals by transforming your everyday choices to deeper shades of green. Jump in and get to know the challenges now so you can...

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Ecocity Builders1 week ago

Thanks to all the amazing people who made "Ecocities in Action" such a tasty, inspiring, and well flowing event. From the crew at Impact Hub Oakland creating the space and Jules Thin Crust - California providing culinary comfort to Maricelle Cardenas of StopWaste.Org educating us on how to Stop Food...

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Ecocity Builders2 weeks ago

On this #WorldEnvironmentDay we're excited to join the global community to #BeatPlasticPollution. There's a lot that governments can do and are already doing to curb the staggering 8 million tons of plastic that end up in the world’s oceans every year, but we as citizens have...