Fall is well and truly alive with the arrival of shorter days, rainy Vancouver weather, and those annual yard cleanup responsibilities for homeowners. It truly never ends! But Green Coast Rubbish is here for you with tips to nail your yard cleanup this year as well as dealing with any yard waste removal challenges in this recent blog.
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Children are now back to school and starting their fall extracurricular activities after a summer of fun! At this time of year, families are out madly shopping for clothes, backpacks, school supplies, electronics, sports equipment, art supplies, etc. – and that means a whole lot of recycling will be needed to clear out the old stuff. In this blog, Green Coast Rubbish is sharing back-to-school recycling tips to make life a whole lot easier for parents this fall!
As you head into the wild or to your designated campground for your weekend camping trip, the Green Coast team would like you to take a moment to think about reducing your eco footprint. In this blog, we provide 4 sustainable camping tips to get you started on your eco camping journey!
Hot weather has arrived, Vancouver! Now’s the time to hit the beach, pool and spray parks with your family and friends along with your collection of summer paraphernalia. But wait, some of last year’s stuff is old, out of date and has to be replaced. While you’re doing your organizing and shopping, keep these Beachin’ Recycling Ideas for Summer within our blog in mind to recycle the old beach and pool stuff.
The Metro Vancouver area is gifted with an almost embarrassment of riches when it comes to local pet stores that provide eco friendly products. Today’s blog will cover tips to reduce your eco pawprint including everything from dog beds to poop bags and more!
Roll up your sleeves – it’s time for Spring Cleaning! – and brace yourself for recycling questions like “what do I do with my old stuff?” and “where do I recycle that?” While there are many resources available to help you recycle, there are some large bulky items that home owners find so hard to deal with that they are often illegally dumped. The following Spring Clean Recycling Tips in this blog are focussed on recycling solutions and resources for those hard to dispose of items including large appliances, mattresses and furniture.
The team recently was hired by FPInnovations to demolish and recycle a number of modular bridge deck prototypes from their Vancouver research lab. This wouldn’t be an easy demolition – the decks are made of wood, metal and concrete so jack hammers and sledge hammers would be needed – but it was a smashing success!
Our team was recently contracted by Renovation Army to help clean out the crawlspace of a century year old heritage house nested in the heart of East Vancouver. Check out our video showcasing our green conscious process for this residential home!
The brand-new Argyle Secondary School in North Vancouver opened to students on Jan. 5, 2021, after two long years of construction. Green Coast Rubbish was excited to play even a small part in this amazing community project by removing and recycling the contents of the old school in preparation for demolition. Learn more about this project including a highlights drone video!
Check out this behind-the-scenes footage for a deconstruction project at KEB Hana Bank in Surrey, B.C., where the Green Coast Rubbish team deconstructs a commercial space back to its original lease state!