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RFP for Preferred Service Provider

The Strathcona BIA is issuing a Request for Proposals for a Preferred Zero Waste Service Provider to service the Strathcona business district. Please see the attached pdf for full details of the RFP. Deadline for proposal submissions is August 21st at 4pm. Please send your proposal to this email address, ATTN:Read More ..

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Upcycling Success and New Materials

SBIA’s Resource Exchange continues to help member businesses divert valuable materials and items from the landfill! The Resource Exchange provided designers Janet Lee & Lorraine Kwan of ReVision – the Art of Recycling Society with plastic food lids donated from The Butler Did it Catering Co. The plastic lids wereRead More ..

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Meet The Makers Expo

On June 13th, the Strathcona BIA invited the public to the “Meet The Makers Expo” at MakerLabs to showcase the innovative businesses in the Strathcona community. The Expo was a great success with over 450 guests attending throughout the day enjoying food, drinks and experiencing firsthand products being “Made In Strathcona.”Read More ..

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Painted planters on Hastings

One of the SBIA’s community greening programs, the Hastings Urban Tree Nursery, recently received an extra burst of colour. The ten concrete planters located within Strathcona (there are four more located in the Hastings Crossing area), were painted by five local artists to add vibrancy and artistic flair to theRead More ..

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Upcycling Success and New Materials

SBIA’s Resource Exchange continues to help member businesses divert valuable materials and items from the landfill! The Resource Exchange provided designers Janet Lee & Lorraine Kwan of ReVision – the Art of Recycling Society with plastic food lids donated from Read More…

August 2015 Newsletter

Download the SBIA August 2015 newsletter to stay up to date with upcoming events and SBIA news.  

Waste Collection Program Change

In three years our collections program has successfully diverted over 95 metric tonnes of organics, recyclables, and soft plastic from the landfill! This was achieved thanks to member participation and a partnership with Mission Possible. Over the same three years, Read More…

RFP for a Preferred Zero Waste Service Provider

The Strathcona BIA is issuing a Request for Proposals for a Preferred Zero Waste Service Provider to service the Strathcona business district. Please see the attached pdf for full details of the RFP. Deadline for proposal submissions is August 21st at Read More…

Meet our new Sustainability Coordinator!

Julia Berry is joining SBIA’s team while Meg O’Shea is on maternity leave. Julia has experience coordinating sustainability initiatives and events both for local governments and non-profit organizations. Julia is in the final phase of completing her master’s in Resource Read More…

Have fun in Strathcona this summer

There’s no better time to experience the pulse of the city than in the summer. The days are longer and warmer and there are enough activities and events going on to fill up every evening in the calendar. Our neck Read More…

Painted Planters on Hastings St

One of the SBIA’s community greening programs, the Hastings Urban Tree Nursery, recently received an extra burst of colour. The ten concrete planters located within Strathcona (there are four more located in the Hastings Crossing area), were painted by five Read More…