10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Vancouver

Cyclists on the Seawall in Vancouver

Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Destination Canada (CTC)

Occurring each year on April 22, Earth Day honors Mother Earth and is a way to demonstrate support for environmental protection. In most years, Vancouver celebrates Earth Day with festivals and a parade. While there are no planned events this year, it’s easy to plan your own celebration. Here are 10 ways to commemorate Earth Day in Vancouver.

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10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Vancouver

How to Travel Responsibly in Vancouver

Sustainable travel in Vancouver.

The global pandemic shuttered travel for more than a year, but it also taught us that, when public health orders allow us to explore the world again, we need to be mindful of our environmental footprint (read why in the Center for Responsible Travel’s 2020 report). Regenerative travel – or leaving your host destination better than you found it – has emerged as a forerunning travel trend for 2021 with its promise to elevate sustainable travel to the next level. Already one of the greenest cities in the world, Vancouver offers plenty of opportunities for locals and visitors to enjoy a rejuvenating escape while helping to protect the planet and give back to the local community.

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How to Travel Responsibly in Vancouver

Lyft is Partnering with Toyota Canada to Make Zero-Emission Vehicles Accessible to Eligible Drivers in Metro Vancouver

Your next ride in metro Vancouver might be a little quieter, already one in five Lyft vehicles are already zero-emissions or hybrid vehicles. Now Lyft and Toyota Canada, are teaming up in Metro Vancouver to make the Toyota Mirai —a hydrogen-powered, zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) —accessible to drivers on the Lyft platform.

The Chowder Countdown is on… National Chowder Chowdown Festival Kicks off February 1

Photo Credit: Andres Markwart

Delicious sustainable seafood chowders are coming to restaurants, retailers, and venues in Vancouver this February as the Chowder Chowdown fundraiser transforms into a national festival, running from February 1-28. Proceeds will support the Ocean Wise sustainable seafood program.
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The Chowder Countdown is on… National Chowder Chowdown Festival Kicks off February 1

Celebrate Earth Day from Home – 3 Ideas to Get You Started

April 22nd marks the 50th annual Earth Day! In Vancouver, our earth-loving residents usually celebrate with the Commercial Drive Earth Day Parade and Festival, which has understandably been cancelled. Instead, we’re giving you top tips and ideas for celebrating Earth Day from home. Continue reading:
Celebrate Earth Day from Home – 3 Ideas to Get You Started

Go Green in Vancouver this Holiday Season

Canyon Lights at the Capilano Suspension Bridge in North Vancouver

Canyon Lights at the Capilano Suspension Bridge | Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Rishad Daroowala

It’s easy to be green in Vancouver over the holidays—and all year round. Here are some ways to do your part for sustainability in the city this festive season.

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Go Green in Vancouver this Holiday Season

From NYC to YVR: New York’s Waterfront as a model for Vancouver

From NYC to YVR: New York’s Waterfront as a model for Vancouver. Listen as Roland Lewis shares how a comprehensive waterfront plan has worked for NYC – and lessons for Vancouver. Continue reading:
From NYC to YVR: New York’s Waterfront as a model for Vancouver