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Eco Friendly Father’s Day Tips

Eco Friendly Father’s Day Tips

Deciding how to spend Father’s Day with your family should be fun but it’s easy to stress about finding the perfect gift. When you remember to focus on spending time together, you’ll create both a memorable and an eco friendly Father’s Day. Cook for him Cooking a […]

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Green Coast in Action: Pre-Demolition Deconstruction, 1940’s Style

Green Coast in Action: Pre-Demolition Deconstruction, 1940’s Style

The City of Vancouver has very specific recycling requirements in its Green Demolition Bylaw which applies to demolishing pre-1940’s houses. The Green Coast team was asked to take part in just such a project recently, providing pre-demolition deconstruction services for a house tear down. Here’s how it unfolded: […]

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Appliance Recycling in Metro Vancouver

Appliance Recycling in Metro Vancouver

Appliance recycling in Metro Vancouver has come a long way in the past few years, with many more options now available to divert unwanted or broken appliances away from the landfill. There are great programs in place to help residents figure out what to do with both small […]

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Spring Recycling Tips for Home Owners

Spring Recycling Tips for Home Owners

If your home, yard, or garage is piled up with junk and you just can’t take it anymore, these Spring Recycling Tips for home owners are just what the doctor ordered! One Stop Recycling at Metro Vancouver Transfer Stations One of the most convenient places to take […]

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EarthPlay for Earth Day 2017

EarthPlay for Earth Day 2017

EarthPlay for Earth Day is the centrepiece of the Earth Day Canada 2017 campaign. Why? As a child, play used to mean spending long lazy days outside with friends, building forts, playing on the street until dark, climbing a tree, playing soccer or road hockey … just playing hard all […]

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Green Coast in Action: Archive Storage Space Recycling Project

Green Coast in Action: Archive Storage Space Recycling Project

In 2016, Green Coast Rubbish completed an epic paper recycling project, cleaning out the archive storage space for the Urban Design Group in Vancouver. Our team broke a record for the most paper we had ever recycled in a 2 day period with this project! The challenge: Urban […]

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Eco Friendly St. Patrick’s Day Ideas

Eco Friendly St. Patrick’s Day Ideas

St. Patrick’s Day is a great opportunity to celebrate and have some fun during the dreary days of March. But how can you do this without generating unnecessary waste that will end up in the landfill? Green Coast Rubbish has the answer with these eco friendly St. […]

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Green Coast in Action: Eco Chimney Demolition

Green Coast in Action: Eco Chimney Demolition

Home renovations continue to be popular in Metro Vancouver, adding $8 billion dollars per year to the BC economy. Green Coast Rubbish gets a lot of business as a result of this home renovation boom with deconstruction and demolition projects. This week’s Green Coast in Action blog […]

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4 Eco-Friendly Valentine’s Day Ideas

4 Eco-Friendly Valentine’s Day Ideas

How can Vancouverites celebrate a highly commercialized event like Valentine’s Day in a way that fits with your values? You might be surprised at how easy it is. Here are 4 eco-friendly Valentine’s Day ideas that will create special memories while keeping it green!   Say it with […]

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2017 Green Coast Rubbish Year in Review

2017 Green Coast Rubbish Year in Review

Award wins, impactful partnerships, new programs and community were important themes for Green Coast Rubbish this year. As we leave 2016 behind, let’s take a look at some of our most exciting highlights on the blog today with our Green Coast Rubbish Year in Review.   PARTNERSHIPS […]

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