Entries by Green Coast Rubbish

A Repurposing Story: The Kitchen-Island Workbench

One of the great environmental benefits of working in the junk removal business is the ability to give new life to old stuff either through finding a new home for an item (donations) or by finding creative uses for repurposing (which means adapting or utilizing the items or materials for a new purpose). In this new blog series – A Repurposing Story – Green Coast Rubbish President and CEO Eamonn Duignan will showcase his creative repurposing projects or what he also likes to think of as making junk great again.

One to Watch: The Electronic Recycling Association

We love sharing about like-minded organizations that are working to address the environmental impacts of waste with an innovative approach. In today’s blog, Green Coast Rubbish is delighted to introduce the Electronic Recycling Association (ERA) – a non profit that is doing amazing work to reduce e-waste while bettering the community with their computer donation and recycling program.

2022 – A Green Coast Year in Review

2022 was the year that life returned mostly back to “normal” in British Columbia and business at Green Coast Rubbish was thriving thanks to the commitment of our team and the amazing support of our customers and partners. In our 16th year of business, it was a busy one and this Green Coast Year in Review is dedicated to thanking everyone involved in our success!

Spotlight on Mike Brady, Green Coast Team Lead

Today we are introducing Green Coast Rubbish team member Mike Brady. We asked Mike our spotlight interview questions and discovered he’s an easy-going guy from North Vancouver who’s enjoying life and likes playing Minecraft with his friends, among other things. Find out what else we found out in our interview!

Spotlight on Josh Earle, Globetrotter and Former Team Member

Today we are introducing a former Green Coast Rubbish team member, Josh Earle, a fun loving and interesting guy who we’d love to have back (hint hint) and someone who really embraced the Green Coast spirit when he was working here. We asked Josh our spotlight interview questions and learned about his globetrotting lifestyle, obsession with skiing and that he loves his Ramen noodles. Check out what we found out!

Green Coast in Action: The BDC Office Move

Green Coast Rubbish is at the top of its game when it comes to supporting commercial client moves by providing recycling, repurposing and waste removal services – the latest being a project for the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC). This particular project involved transforming a recently fully functional office that occupied 2 floors of the Bentall Centre back to a pre-lease state.