02 December 2019
We are thrilled to participate in what’s grown into a community tradition -The Lynn Valley Community Association’s Parade of Trees! Come down to Lynn Valley Village and check out our decorated tree with all reclaimed ornaments. All funds raised go to the North Shore Disability Resource Centre. Read more.
26 November 2019
Check-out our eco-friendly shopping tips to keep in mind over the holiday season to delight your family and friends with creative and sustainable gift-giving. Read more.
07 November 2019
Beyond proud to be profiled by Vancity Credit Union for their upcoming media campaign! The team performed amazingly and we are truly fortunate to have such outstanding staff!
23 October 2019
As Halloween is right around the corner, we are sharing some really fun eco-friendly tips for a green Halloween for the whole family! Read more.
19 October 2019
We are stoked to once again support the Lynn Valley PAC’s annual Pumpkin Patch fundraiser! Come by for some family-friendly activities like the coolest pumpkin patch ever, carnival games, tasty treats, and much more. Bring your family this Saturday and join in the fun. See you there!
02 October 2019
With fall well underway and winter quickly approaching we have compiled some handy home maintenance musts in preparation for the coming season! Read more.
23 September 2019
We are proud to announce that we be managing the waste and recycling for all FallForLocal Markets! Come out this weekend (Sept. 28th & 29th) for their annual Fall Market. Get there before doors open as the first 50 guests will receive a free canvas tote bag filled with local goodies. Doors open at 11 am.
11 September 2019
Some simple back to school recycling tips to deal with all that extra stuff that your kids have outgrown are no longer using, and cluttering up your space! Read article.
20 August 2019
Like beer? Then you should probably come to this event on October 4th! Stoked to partner with Vancouver’s North Shore Craft Beer Week. And, no need to worry, we’ll be managing all of the waste and recycling for this event!
01 August 2019
Honoured to be profiled by the Business in Vancouver Green Space magazine as a Climate Smart success story. Read article.
27 July 2019
Check out the North Shore News article, “North Van duo hosts Community Cleanup.” for when we held our 3rd annual Spring Cleanup event. It was a fantastic turnout and we recycled thousands of pounds of goods and materials! #community
21 July 2019
Happy to support the Buddings Daycare neighbourhood recycling party! Music, face painting, and guilt-free disposal of small household recyclables that don’t get processed curbside. #community
13 July 2019
For the 5th year in a row, we are honoured to be managing the waste & recycling for the Knee Knacker-one of Canada’s most challenging ultra-marathons! A 48.6 km trail run from Horseshoe Bay to Deep Cove with 2,400 meters in elevation. Come to celebrate the achievements of these amazing athletes at the finish line!
04 July 2019
Help us contain the spread of the Japanese beetle and the potential damage caused by this new infestation. These beetles can significantly damage pretty much any green space, crop, or lawn! Read more.
29 June 2019
Check out our amazing 2018 diversion stats! We used local animals to reference the million-plus pounds we recycled last year. View our stats for 2018.
14 June 2019
We were more than happy to support Carson Graham’s Music Departments “One Night Only” fundraising event! An evening of musical performances by the students in hopes to raise $6,000.00 in support of the music program. The funds will go toward purchasing much needed instruments and equipment and pay for festivals as well as professional musician clinics. #community
06 June 2019
Eight years and still going strong as a Climate Smart certified business! Working towards a new low carbon economy by tracking and reducing our GHG emissions. Check out our Climate Smart Case Study to learn more about our achievements.
01 June 2019
We had had a great day at the Better Business Bureau serving Mainland BC‘s Shred-a-thon this past weekend! Through donations, we helped raise over $1,100.00 for the Covenant House Vancouver! Big thanks to Milani Plumbing, Drainage & Heating & Silver Bullet Shredding. #community
29 May 2019
Spring is great for gardening but it also creates all kinds of yard cleanup challenges for homeowners. Check out our spring cleanup recycling tips that will help to get you started and solve those problems! Read more.
17 May 2019
We are pleased to announce that Green Coast Rubbish was a Recycling Council of BC‘s 2019 Environmental Award Finalist. Each year the Recycling Council of BC recognizes the valuable contribution that individuals and organizations make towards the preservation and protection of British Columbia’s environment.
11 May 2019
Our 3rd annual North Vancouver Spring Cleanup event was a massive success! We had a fantastic turnout and we recycled thousands of pounds of clothing, electronics, mattresses, household goods, Styrofoam, plastic, metal and wood. Couldn’t ask for a better day or team! Big thanks to North Vancouver Homes, Urban Repurpose, Shelter to Home, North Shore Sports Swap, and the Avant Life Church for all of their efforts and hard work.
03 May 2019
For the 7th year in a row, Green Coast Rubbish was happy to donate to the Special Olympics BC through the New Car Dealers Association of BC’s silent auction. We fully stand behind the Special Olympics programs and their common goal of improving the lives of people with intellectual disabilities to live healthier lives and to build more inclusive communities across our great province. On-line bidding is open May 03rd till May 9th.
27-28 April 2019
We are once again partnering with the Fall For Local Markets Pop-up Market at The Pipe Shop at the Shipyards, in North Vancouver, BC. You can find amazing locally produced art, jewelry, clothing, foods and more! Meanwhile, we will happily be helping out with the rubbish removal needs!
18 April 2019
Honoured to be voted for the second year in a row as one of Vancouver’s favourite environmentally responsible businesses in the Vancouver Courier’s Stars of Vancouver Readers’ Choice Awards! Amazing to be recognized! Read more.
15 March 2019
Did you know that textile waste is a growing problem amounting to about 5% of the annual total garbage in Metro Vancouver? Or that we buy an astonishing three times as much clothing as we did back in the 1980’s? Find out about the many options available to reduce, repair and reuse clothing! Read more.
28 February 2019
Find out how we removed, recycled and diverted 8,000 pounds of material from the local landfill on our latest multi-phase tenant improvement demolition and deconstruction project! Read more.
07 February 2019
Honoured to be mentioned in the Vancity Credit Union report, “State of Waste: How B.C. compares in the war on trash” as a positive solution to a local problem! Read more.
08 January 2019
Check out this awesome Vancouver Sun article on the green deconstruction initiatives happening around Vancouver. We are honoured to have been included in the discussion. Read more.
01 January 2019
Our year in review-2018, a year of growth and challenge, humbling wins and numbing loss. A big thank you to all of you for supporting us not just this year, but always. Cheers to you and best wishes for a year like no other. Read more.