BokoEco Partners Inc.
What’s Your Business?
Our business is to create sustainable communities through job creation for people with barriers to employment and to help hotels, restaurants and pubs in controlling odours and repelling flies and rodents from the source separation of organic waste.
Why Did You Start Your Business?
I started this business because I wanted to lower my own carbon footprint and then to help others lower their carbon footprint by diverting organic waste from landfills by sending it composting and also to help people get a step up instead of giving them a handout, by including these people in the community.
What Does It Say On Your Business Card?
No More Waste
Simply and Naturally
Creating Sustainable Communities
What's Your Neigbourhood And Why Do You Love It?
Hastings Crossing is our neighbourhood, I love it because of its diverse melting pot of cultures and people and businesses.
Best Kept Secret or Little Known Fact About Your Neighbouhood?
In 1886, today’s Hastings Crossing was Vancouver’s first business district.
The One Piece of Advice You’d Give Other Local Businesses Is….
Be passionate about your products or service and always deliver on what you say you’re going to do!
What’s The Most Important Business Lesson You’ve Learned?
Having the courage to make a change and to innovate, to leave this planet a better place than where we started.
What's The Best Business Move You've Made Recently? The Worst?
The beast move was making a 180 degree switch from Hi-tech to Low-tech!
What Local Suppliers (goods or services) Can't You Live Without? Why?
TradeWorks BC provides us with their wood waste for us to use as an input for our Osimfy Dry product.
What's A Little Known Fact About Your Business?
We like to keep our products and process simple.
What Inspires You to Keep Moving Forward?
Being able to help others succeed at what they do.
How Does Your Business Work To Better Our World?
The final goal for our business is to lower the carbon footprint of soil in the urban core of any city by providing a mid size in vessel soil machine in dense populated centres of the cities. The compost and soil that will be produce will go back to the urban / community gardens; once the capacity can no longer taken up by the community, the soil will be package and sold in the retail market and when profits comes in it will be shared within the community where every the in vessel soil machine is located. Presently our products will stop the production of methane and ammonia from producing, in the organics bins, while sitting on the loading bays of our client while they wait for the haulers to pick them up.
How Are Your Products/Services Environmentally And Socially Beneficial?
Presently our products will stop the production of methane and ammonia from producing in the organics bins, while sitting on the loading bays of our client while waiting for the haulers to pick them up. In the near future we will be hiring people with barriers to employment to be our production and administrative staff.
Why Is Local Important To You?
To grow our local economy we must support the businesses that are in the communities we work in. When we do this, it also lowers our carbon footprint and the partners we do business with.
How Do You Support Other Local Businesses?
We buy products and services locally and we hire people with barriers to employment.
You Are Excited About The Future Because…
We are doing our part to slow down climate change and help people with a step up!