We believe New Westminster has an incredible opportunity, due to its size and geography, to become a leader in sustainability. By working together with residents, businesses and civic leaders we believe that potential can be realized.
Want to get involved? Please consider joining us.
Membership is open to all who live, work, or are connected to the City and who support our approach to work cooperatively, using a consensus-based decision-making process to promote sustainability in the City.
Members of the NWEP believe in thinking globally and acting locally. The NWEP is non-partisan, and we support sustainability being embraced by all political parties, organizations and individuals.
▪ group Tour of Kruger’s award-winning biomass gassification, low-emission, environmentally friendly power plant in New Westminster
▪ municipal and trustee candidate Meet-n-Greet co-hosted with NEXT and TTTF
▪ formed three-point Agreement with Surrey Citizens Transportation Initiative regarding Pattullo Bridge and regional transportation
▪ family friendly Rally to TransLink Open House in Sapperton co-organized
▪ Shoreline Cleanup, An Activity of RiverFest with the City of New Westminster and Fraser River Discovery Centre
▪ talk by Foam Only, the Styrofoam recycling plant that the City takes our recycling to, at Members’ Meeting
▪ New West Doc Fest with Green Ideas Network and Douglas College
▪ Annual General Meeting with guest speakers Mark Allison, Senior Policy Planner, and Ann Rowan, Manager of Sustainability, Policy, and Research with Metro Vancouver
▪ Fin Donnelly’s Enviro Leaders Roundtable Discussion
▪ TransLink Open House Inn at the Quay
▪ City’s Master Transportation Plan launch at City Hall
▪ Master Transportation Plan Open Houses at Century House and the Justice Institute
▪ Queensweep Earth Day Exhibitor
▪ Community Forum on the Future of Pattullo Bridge with guest speakers Director Gordon Price from the SFU City Program, SFU Prof. Anthony Perl and Jerry Behl from the City of New Westminster
▪ Sapperton Day Exhibitor
▪ Envision 2032 hosted by City of New Westminster
NWEP members were also on Advisory Committees for the City of New Westminster: Bicycle and Pedestrian, Environment, and Master Transportation Plan
Our Mission: To work with residents, businesses, and government agencies within the city, as well as regional (locally connected) environmental groups, to achieve environmental, social and economic sustainability in New Westminster through the identification of issues, education, public advocacy, the promotion of best practices, and the implementation of effective projects.
Membership in the NWEP is only $5/year: Donations are also welcome as they help to support our activities and to sponsor memberships for some members of our community who need this support. As a NWEP member, you have the option of joining our Food, Energy, Transportation, and Zero Waste Committees, where issues are discussed more thoroughly and projects and activities developed.
How to Join: You can sign up at any of our events or meetings, or you can mail in your membership or donation. Please send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Non-members are also Welcome: You can join our Announce Email List to get notices about our upcoming events, such as GreenDrinks NewWest. Please send us a message letting us know your interest in this list.
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