Innovation meets reuse in West Kootenay’s Metal Tech Alley

SMRT1 Technologies and the Selkirk Technology Access Centre (STAC) have teamed up to keep plastic waste out of our land fill and is another innovative example of local circular economy. A Canadian smart vending technology company that launched out of Trail, B.C. is diverting plastic from the landfill and funnelling it into the Lower Columbia’s […]

Innovative Leaders Develop New Model for Circular Economy

Innovative Leaders Develop New Model for Circular Economy LCIC’s Supply Chain Study Provides Data for New Online Tool Imagine if you knew exactly what resources were in a community before deciding whether launching your venture there was a good fit. A new online interactive tool is providing that insight in the West Kootenay. Metal Tech […]

Metal Tech Alley presented with Best Eco-Friendly Battery Metal Producer Award

In 2021 Jacomien van Tonder presented at the World Circular Economy Forum on Rural and Remote Communities. Jacomien brought Metal Tech Alley to the world stage as the only presenter from a rural community in North America – and it did not go unnoticed. Following that presentation Metal Tech Alley was nominated for a Global Green Business […]