Project Green YVR Resources
Project Green YVR Pop-Up Banners
If you are hosting environmental events and would like to highlight your participation in Project Green YVR, you can borrow the Project Green YVR pop-up banners. They are available in English and French and can be reserved by contacting [email protected].
Bilingual, metal anti-idling signs are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis to post in parking lots and loading areas. To request one or more signs, please contact [email protected].
Energy-Efficient Products and Equipment
Next time your business is replacing energy-consuming products, from lighting and HVAC equipment to office products and commercial appliances, consult the searchable product list maintained by Natural Resources Canada.
Energy-Efficiency Case Studies
The Airport Authority will be developing case studies to profile successful energy-efficiency projects by Sea Island businesses. They will be added to the resources page, as they become available. If you have an idea for a case study, please connect with [email protected].
- Vancouver Airport Authority Case Studies
- BC Public Sector Case Studies
Each spring, food and beverage vendors at YVR compete in Waste Wars – a friendly competition that rewards staff and businesses who sort waste and recycling best. This guide explains how to run your own Waste Wars and increase waste diversion at your workplace.
- Waste Wars: The Complete Guide (pdf)
Zero Waste Catering
Use this checklist to minimize waste each time catering is ordered. Distribute it to employees and make zero-waste catering the standard at your workplace.
- Zero Waste Catering Checklist (pdf)
Metro Vancouver Recycles
For residents and businesses in the lower mainland, donating or recycling just about anything is easy using this quick lookup tool.
The Airport Authority has produced a quick reference guide for businesses on Sea Island who are looking to reduce potable by replacing or retrofitting workplace equipment.
- Waterwise @YVR: A Guide to Buying Water-Efficient Equipment (pdf)
Consult this list of water-saving products the next time you are purchasing washroom fixtures and irrigation equipment.
Water Conservation Strategies
Consult these resources to discover water conservation strategies and what they mean for your business.
- Metro Vancouver Drinking Water Conservation Plan: Summary (pdf)
Sea Island Ecosystem Health
Hazardous Materials Posters
Hang up these posters in your workplace to ensure your staff are informed about hazardous materials management and spill response. Download pdf versions below or request high resolution, colour posters by contacting [email protected].
In 2016, YVR became the first airport in the world to achieve Salmon Safe Certification. See our information sheet and videos below or contact [email protected] to find out how your business can do your part to protect the Fraser River.