Vancouver’s Largest Clothing Swap

By on Jul 4, 2014 in Events, News | 0 comments

Own any clothes you don’t wear? Swap them at Vancouver’s Largest Clothing Swap and choose from hundreds of clothes and accessories. SAVE $70 ON PARTY NIGHTS: Buy tickets BEFORE Sat, July 5th at 11:59 pm to receive 2 free tickets for Joseph Richard Nightclub (+ 2 free drinks), 2 for Caprice Nightclub and 2 for Joe’s Apartment. That’s a $70 value free with a $10 ticket purchase because early swappers get rewarded. BUY TICKETS NOW AT: Eventbrite $8 Earlybird – FEW LEFT $10 Regular —————————————————————————– Brought to you by Swapculture, and co-hosted by the Burnaby Youth Sustainability Network (BYSN) and Canadian Youth Sustainability Network (CYSN)… Please read the event description carefully: EVENT...

BYSN Archive

By on Jun 29, 2014 in Meetings, News | 0 comments

NOVEMBER 1st, 2011 First meeting of the new school year. November first’s meeting was the first of the 2011/2012 school year. Students were able to meet one another and learn about the network in more depth. DECEMBER 6th, 2011 Evergreen. Interested in creating a garden for your school? Visit www.evergreen.com for start-up grants, helpful information, and to see other elementary and high schools who have accomplished – what seems as – the impossible. High School Climate Change. Because the environment is a global issue you are clearly interested in, why not take the challenge and visit www.climatechange.ca. HSCC is the perfect resource. Metro Vancouver 4 Action. Meet like-minded students from all over the Lower Mainland at one of the many events MV4A hosts. Network. Plan. Student issues. Issues brought up by students at the Dec. 6 meeting regarded the following: More...

GreenIT Scavenger Hunt Sign Up

By on Apr 13, 2014 in Events | 0 comments

BYSN’s very first eWaste scavenger hunt is happening soon! If you are interested in participating and winning prizes, sign up as a team of 2-4 now! This sign up form is for the school level scavenger hunt; winning teams will have the chance to advance to a district level hunt. GreenIT Sign Up Form * Required Names of participants * Who's on your team? Please separate team members with a comma and space. This is a required question Team name * What is your unique team name? This is a required question Contact number * Please provide a phone number that we can contact. This is a required question School * What school is your team from? Alpha Burnaby Central Burnaby South Byrne Creek Cariboo Hill Moscrop This is a required question Contact email * Please provide an email address that we can contact. This is a required question Never submit passwords through Google Forms....

Next Meeting – January 15th, 2014

By on Dec 30, 2013 in Meetings | 0 comments

The next general BYSN meeting will be at Byrne Creek Secondary School on January 15th, 2014 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM. Directions to the school can be found at the bottom of the site. We’ve gotten some interview footage for the planned video, and we’ll also continue planning for the Electronic Waste Campaign! Make sure that you bring your friends over. Everyone is invited, and food will be provided!

About BYSN

By on Dec 8, 2013 in About | 0 comments

The Burnaby Youth Sustainability Network (BYSN) is a student-driven organization that unites youth from all across Burnaby to take action towards a more sustainable future for our district. HOW DO I GET INVOLVED IN BYSN? The first step to involving yourself with Burnaby Youth Sustainability Network is to simply show up at any of our meetings or join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Anybody is welcome, although please keep in mind this is a student-run network and it is recommended you attend meetings with a willingness to learn new things! BUT WHAT DO STUDENTS ACTUALLY DO? During monthly meetings, students have the chance to learn, explore, and act. Through engaging workshops and discussions, they learn about different aspects of sustainability and are exposed to fresh perspectives on the concept. They have the chance to voice their concerns and opinions to a keen, sympathetic...

BYSN Exec Team

By on Nov 17, 2013 in About, Executive Team | 0 comments

Meet our team! We are all Burnaby high school students dedicated to creating a more sustainable future. Don’t hesitate to contact your school rep for information on how you can get involved! President – Jacqueline Shen Vice President – An-Te Chu Senior Exec – Mischa Price & Tomas Lang Secretary – Zahra Haq Treasurer – Catherina Pan Publicity/Media Team – Michael Zhang, Cheyenne Heenan, Rania Khelifi Generation Green Coordinator (Elementary Outreach) – Salina Kung Fundraiser Coordinator – Tumai Baptiste School Reps Moscrop – Alice Huang Byrne – Nhi Nguyen Alpha – Tomas Lang Mountain – Dustin Jorgensen Cariboo – Shivani Mysuria South – Catherina Pan Central – Mischa Price North – Alison Gu and Carissa...

New Website

By on Nov 17, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Hello! Welcome to BYSN’s new website! With a completely new design, we hope to make it easier to navigate. Feel free to let us know what you think about our redesign!