Entries by Green Coast Rubbish

Back to School Recycling Tips

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!

Sustainable Camping Tips

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!

Beachin’ Recycling Ideas for Summer

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 But wait, some of last year’s stuff is old, out of date and has to be replaced.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.

Tips to Reduce your Eco Pawprint

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!

Spring Clean Recycling Tips: Appliances, Mattresses and Furniture

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.

Green Coast in Action: Argyle Secondary School Recycling Project

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!