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Kimberley Ytsma

Kimberley Ytsma is a journalism student at Kwantlen Polytechnic University with an interest in online  reporting and photography.

Articles

Apr 7th, 2010
BC Hydro may soon be partnering up with local municipalises or energy groups to produce biomass energy for local communities. The company announced today that they are looking for new biomass energy...
Apr 7th, 2010
Over the past sixteen years, Green Streets, a project sponsored by the City of Vancouver, has been giving Vancouver residents the opportunity to sponsor a community garden in their neighbourhood,...
Apr 1st, 2010
As the Sky Train pulls up to the VCC-Clark Station a small cluster of activists in life jackets filter out of the train and onto the platform. Gathering into a small circle, the group put snorkels...
Mar 31st, 2010
Getting Vancouver's meal scraps out of the landfill and into the city's composting program will start on Earth Day. The first phase of the program, according to the City of Vancouver's...
Mar 31st, 2010
In and around Vancouver, city governments are encouraging residents to do worm composting as part of their garbage reduction programs. Metro Vancouver’s website recommends that people who are...
Mar 30th, 2010
Recyling is not always easy. While local cities will pick up  household garbage, grass clipping and paper and plastic recycling, people are left to find  recycling locations for other...
Mar 30th, 2010
No matter where you throw it, garbage doesn't really go "away." This article on incineration is the first in a VO series on Vancouver garbage.
Mar 29th, 2010
To solve the issue of food production, the home's landscaping will be made entirely of edible plantation.
Mar 26th, 2010
What will you do differently? This was the main focus of Globe 2010’s town hall conference this morning, where company officials and attending members had the opportunity to ask a small panel of...
Mar 25th, 2010
The University of British Columbia (UBC) is partnering with local company,  Nexterra Systems Corp., and GE Water and Power, to convert wood waste to power  the campus. The university will...
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