Trade show highlights sustainable products

NANAIMO - The eighth annual Green Solutions Trade Show is April 6-7 at the Beban Park Social Centre.

Eco-consumers looking to reduce their carbon footprint can find products that will help them protect the environment during the eighth annual Green Solutions Trade Show.

The annual trade show features more than 50 exhibits and includes seminars and demonstrations on sustainable energy options, new products, green building techniques, hybrid and electric vehicles and more.

There are eight interactive seminars this year, led by speakers from the City of Nanaimo, Energy Solutions Vancouver Island, Solaris Manufacturing, DLC Canadian and mortgage experts for green home financing.

Woodgrove Centre is again hosting its Eco-Kids Zone.

The intent of the annual event is to bring together eco-minded business leaders and consumers to explore the latest trends and breakthroughs in green living.

“Our goal with this event is to create a greater awareness of sustainable options that we can all incorporate into our daily lives,” said Susan Urban, marketing and community relations manager for Mid Island co-op.

Admission to the trade show is free.

It runs next weekend (April 6-7) at the Beban Park Social Centre from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

For more information, including a list of exhibitors and seminar schedule, please go to the company’s website at www.midisland.coop and click on Green Solutions.