August 16, 2022

Burnaby adopts new construction and demolition waste bylaw

The City of Burnaby is taking a significant step towards its climate action commitments with the adoption of its new Construction & Demolition Waste Diversion Bylaw, which mandates that at least 70% of waste created as a result of building demolitions must be diverted from landfills.
July 13, 2022

Burnaby’s new 100-charger EV parking lot to accelerate City fleet electrification

The City of Burnaby has completed construction on one of the largest designated electric vehicle parking lots in Canada, accelerating the City’s ability to transition to a zero-carbon City fleet.
March 1, 2022

Burnaby buildings contributing to greater understanding of emissions in B.C.

Burnaby continues to be a strong supporter of a voluntary pilot program that is compiling data on carbon emissions from buildings across British Columbia.
January 27, 2022

City of Burnaby endorses Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

Burnaby City Council voted unanimously to endorse the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty, recognizing the existential threat posed by climate change and the urgent need for our society to transition away from fossil fuels.
November 4, 2021

City of Burnaby developing strategy to enhance the urban forest

The City of Burnaby is developing an Urban Forest Management Strategy to protect, preserve and expand the forest canopy in the city, and deliver significant quality of life and climate action benefits.
October 7, 2021

City replaces aging Guichon Creek culvert to restore fish passage

The City of Burnaby has recently completed a culvert replacement project along Guichon Creek as part of the City’s ongoing work to restore safe passage for fish, improve habitat and enhance our local waterways.
September 28, 2021

City of Burnaby reports substantial progress on Climate Action

The City of Burnaby is making progress in the battle against climate change and in its bid to make Burnaby a carbon neutral community by 2050.
September 28, 2021

City of Burnaby plants hundreds of native species at Ron McLean Park

The City of Burnaby recently planted 239 native plants in Ron McLean Park, as part of an annual effort to revitalize and restore Burnaby’s green spaces, and preserve the health of our parks for future generations to enjoy.
September 23, 2021

Innovative partnership to engage Burnaby community in Climate Action

The City of Burnaby has partnered with the SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue and Vancity to launch an innovative project, the Urban Resilient Futures Initiative, which aims to overcome barriers to climate action by engaging the community to create a shared vision and set of priorities that accelerate Burnaby’s course towards a zero-carbon future.
August 19, 2021

City of Burnaby continues to expand EV Charging Network

The City of Burnaby has added four new electric vehicle charging stalls to its public charging network, making it easier for residents to transition to zero-emission vehicles and help the City achieve its Climate Action targets.