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Sustainable methods for moving people and things from place to place

An efficient and sustainable method of human transport Many modern bicycle components are high-tech and prone to failure. However, simpler, longer lasting, and more easily repaired versions are available.

Kootenay Carshare Cooperative
Founded in 2001 when a group of Nelsonites decided they no longer each needed a vehicle, the Kootenay Carshare Cooperative has grown to 325 individual and business members sharing over 20 vehicles in the Kootenay communities of Nelson, Revelstoke, Kaslo, and Kimberley.

Lessening the environmental impacts of food storage and transport by choosing seasonal food

Wind powered vessels can efficiently transport people and goods with zero energy inputs

Electric Vehicles
Considered to be a more sustainable method of transport powered by electricity rather than fossil fuel Electrically powered vehicles are becoming more affordable and efficient, especially as more sustainable ways to produce electricity are being developed and become more available.

The Hub Community Bike Shop
The Hub is a non-profit bicycle repair shop and community resource for cyclists of all flavors.

Cowichan Valley's Local Biodiesel Provider
The Cowichan Bio-Diesel Co-operative (CB-DC) has been supplying 100% biodiesel made from locally recycled cooking oil to its 200 members as a petro-diesel alternative since 2005.

Fulfilling local needs with resources within a community or bioregion Avoiding long distance transportation is essential to an efficient, sustainable society. Transportation accounts for more than 1/4 of global energy use and emissions.

DIY Electric Bike
This Instructables site provides 11 steps that cover the basics of installing, using, and customizing a DIY electric bike conversion kit.

Bike Friday
Folding bicycle hand made in Eugene Oregon, with a commitment to environmentally benign products, materials, and manufacturing processes.

Canadian producer of fair trade and organic certified food products, owned by the worker-owned *La Siembra Co-operative*. Established in 1999, La Siembra became the first registered importers of Fairtrade Certified cocoa and sugar in North America.

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