Telling your company's environmental story

Heather Kent

"Heather Kent knows how to capture the essence of a story simply and with elegance..." - Susan Chunick, Director, Research Administration and Development, Fraser Health Authority
"We have been using Heather's extraordinary writing skills for several years now to better position our company in the environmental engineering field" Dr. Tony Sperling, P.Eng, President, Sperling Hansen Associates.
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Since 1996, my byline has appeared in more than 40 leading North American print and website publications. Please see below for selected samples. More samples are available on request, including my ghost-written articles in International Water Power and Dam Construction, ReNew Canada and other publications.

The Medical Post Clinical Q @ A:
The Case for Treatment as Prevention.
Interview with Dr. Julio Montaner

A Landfill Alternative: The Highland Valley project

A proposed bioreactor landfill in B.C.'s Interior with unprecedented environmental benefits could save Metro Vancouver billions in waste management costs.

Solid Waste and Recycling , April/May 2008
Claresholm Building a Sustainable Community

Commissioned by AECOM Canada (Ghostwritten for company authors).

Municipal World cover story , November 2008
Health Warning: Drugs and Cosmetics in our Wastewater
Nominated for a 2008 K.R. Wilson Canadian Business Press Award.

The environmental legacy of drugs and cosmetics in our wastewater systems causes concern.

Canadian Consulting Engineer cover story , June/July 2007
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Sustainable uranium mining: Grappling with the new realities
Press Release

U308.biz Kyoto Planet, May 7, 2008
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Future Promise

Innovative and commercially viable energy-saving technologies are being developed by Canadian engineers.

Canadian Consulting Engineer , March/April 2006
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Avalanche Territory

Avalanche expert Alan Jones works with engineers to keep BC roads free of snowfalls.

Canadian Consulting Engineer cover story , January/February 2009
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Railway Weatherman

Predicting the effect of weather on the risk of derailment

Canadian Geographic , January/February 2005
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New Zealand embraces a parallel private system - and a growing gap between rich and poor

On assignment for the CMAJ, Heather captured this intriguing picture of family medicine in New Zealand, returning to her native country after an eight year absence.

Canadian Medical Association Journal , September 7, 1999
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Biocell

The City of Calgary's landmark biocell landfill project will eventually return its footprint to the City.

Solid Waste and Recycling , June/July 2007
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Food Enough

New evidence shows humans could have crossed the Beringia land bridge

Canadian Geographic , November/December 2003
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Greentalk

Vancouver's latest living wall is a monument to native plants.

Gardening Life , Spring, 2007
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Dig it - Plant Life on Mars

Unique greenhouse project on Devon Island could feed future stays on Mars.

Gardening Life , April/May, 2007
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Tailings

Turning mine tailings into carbon credits

Canadian Consulting Engineer , June/July 2005
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Snow Man

Civil engineer Bruce Jamieson studies the threat of avalanches

Canadian Consulting Engineer , March/April 2005
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