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Creating a Buzz: A collaborative eco-art installation

Creating a Buzz: A collaborative eco-art installation

Designing, building, creating and installing a collaborative pollinator inspired artwork.

Healthy Living at Strathcona: An Immersive Workshop

Healthy Living at Strathcona: An Immersive Workshop

Leading an immersive art workshop as part of Strathcona Basketball Camp's Healthy Living Community Day.

Zeroing in on Zero Waste

Zeroing in on Zero Waste

Metro Vancouver's Zero Waste Conference leads global efforts to a zero waste and circular economy.

The Urban Source for Sustainable Art

The Urban Source for Sustainable Art

Urban Source diverts landfill bound material from local industries and provides one-a-kind art supplies.

Fall in Love with Zero-waste Practices and Products

Fall in Love with Zero-waste Practices and Products

Creating reusable packaging for a completely zero-waste product.

Halfway to the Greenest City

Halfway to the Greenest City

How does the Greenest City influence and inform Uproot?

Tangle and Grow at Vines Art Festival

Tangle and Grow at Vines Art Festival

Joining the fun at Vines Art Festival and engaging our community in discussing urban sustainability.

Encouraging Everyone to Find Their Green Thumb

Encouraging Everyone to Find Their Green Thumb

Renovated and raised a 20' x 10' community garden plot with reclaimed lumber.

Street Pianos are Hitting All the Right Notes

Street Pianos are Hitting All the Right Notes

Since 2013, Keys To The Streets public pianos have delighted residents with impromptu musical jams in Vancouver. 

Bringing City Hall to the Streets

Bringing City Hall to the Streets

We were asked by the Pop Up City Hall to build a bean bag toss set and charging stations.

A Wedding in the Woods

A Wedding in the Woods

What does it look like when put people together for a celebration of life, love and happiness in the woods?

How Their Story Created a Movement

How Their Story Created a Movement

From viral film to full blown movement: how the Story of Stuff project has changed the way people view waste.

A Mosaic of South Vancouver: Artwork in the Neighbourhood House

A Mosaic of South Vancouver: Artwork in the Neighbourhood House

Uproot ran two workshops with at-risk youth at the South Vancouver Neighbourhood house to create art out of wood waste.

The Bicycle Valet: the Best Way to Park Your Bike this Summer

The Bicycle Valet: the Best Way to Park Your Bike this Summer

How BEST and the Bicycle Valet are making people-powered transportation safer and more accessible in the Lower Mainland.

Why Repairing Matters

Why Repairing Matters

Instead of throwing away broken items, Repair Matters strives to have people fix them and reduce consumptive behaviour.

Pointing Youth in the Right Direction

Pointing Youth in the Right Direction

Uproot collaborated with Directions Youth Services to create a plaque to engage at-risk youth in their Kitchen Battle Championship.

Buying into Vancouver's Circular Economy

Buying into Vancouver's Circular Economy

When we can't acquire materials ourselves, we support companies like Capital Salvage: a great resource for recycled materials.