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Green up your Waterfront Home!

Visit EPIC environmental fair for ideas on greening your waterfront home-its all here! 

We have a booth on Green real estate and many others have booths with a wide range of ideas for greening your life!

Join us today for Green Vancouver Real Estate (congrats Sun Run participants-come by after its 2 for 1 for you-see below!)

Our booth is just behind the food area-pls come by! Learn more about Green real estate and green realtors in Vancouver!

Here is the email of what's happening today that I received from the EPIC people:

EPIC The Vancouver Sun Sustainable Living Expo Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre April 18-20, 2008 Website: www.epicexpo.com Created by: What's happening today at EPIC HOURS10AM-5PM Avoid lineups and Save $ - Buy tickets online now! Come to EPIC at Canada Place and see over 200 exhibits featuring cutting-edge, stylish products and services that leave a softer footprint on the earth. Shop and Think! Here are today's highlights: HEY SUN RUNNERS! Bring your Sun Run number and enjoy 2-for-1 admission Daily at EPIC - Toyota and Lexus Hybrid Ride & Drive Looking for the right hybrid to fit your lifestyle? Test drive the latest model hybrids from Toyota and Lexus at EPIC 2008. These Ride n' Drives will be held right outside Canada Place and are available all weekend long during EPIC.

10:00am Design Panel: Putting the Eco in Easy Chair Main Stage Representatives from the furniture design sector will discuss sustainability, marketability, and what it takes to move eco-friendly furniture to the mainstream.

11:00am Linda Hunter, Author of Clean and Green Live Green, Clean Green Main Stage Linda has published more than 10 books on toxin-free cleaning and has been featured in the New York Times, ABC and CNN. Linda will share her in-depth knowledge in 'green cleaning 101'.

11:00am Coffee Klatch: Your Morning Coffee Panel Kitchen Theatre Join representatives from a number of locally-based coffee companies for this lively discussion about the global coffee industry.

12:00pm Matt Hill and Stephanie Tait The Upcoming Adventure: Run For One Planet Main Stage Hear Matt Hill and Stephanie Tait's motivational story as they prepare to run 11,000 miles across North America (that's a marathon every day for a year!) to inspire environmental action. Their run begins May 4, 2008. Go Matt and Stephanie!

12:00pm James Walt, Araxi Kitchen Theatre

1:00pm Simon Jackson, Founder of Spirit Bear Youth Coalition The Power of One Main Stage Founder of the Spirit Bear Youth Coalition and one of Time Magazine's '60 Heroes for the Planet', Simon's campaigning has helped protect two-thirds of the bear's last intact habitat.

1:00pm Vikram Vij & Meeru Dhalwala, Vij's/Rangoli Kitchen Theatre

2:00pm Fashion Show Main Stage Hosted by Naomi Steinberg

2:00pm Quang Dang, C Restaurant Kitchen Theatre

3:00PM DESIGN PANEL: PUTTING THE ECO IN EASY CHAIR Get three unique perspectives from the furniture design sector: a manufacturer, a designer and a retailer join forces at EPIC to give us the goods on sustainability, marketability, and what it takes to move eco-friendly furniture to the mainstream. Featuring Jonathan Baker of GAIA Home, Carmen Spagnola of m, and Ross MacMillan of Industrial Artifacts. Rebecca Ephraim of SharedVISION will guide this lively, interactive discussion.

3:00pm Andrea Potter, radha yoga & eatery Kitchen Theatre

4:00pm David Robertson, Chambar Kitchen Theatre

4:30pm Grand Prize draw for winner of the Saturn Aura Hybrid Main Stage

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