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Preventing the Spread of the Japanese Beetle in Vancouver

Preventing the Spread of the Japanese Beetle in Vancouver

Japanese beetles have taken hold in parts of Vancouver which leads to some new regulations to follow when it comes to moving soil and green waste around Vancouver. Green Coast Rubbish recently learned about the regulations from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. It’s definitely something to be […]

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Spring Yard Cleanup Recycling Tips for Home Owners

Spring Yard Cleanup Recycling Tips for Home Owners

Spring is great for gardening but it also creates all kinds of yard cleanup challenges for homeowners. Imagine your old lawn mower has broken down or the weed wacker stopped working half way through the job. Your pruned tree branches are everywhere and it’s starting to get […]

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Green Coast Reaches for the Stars

Green Coast Reaches for the Stars

Green Coast is grateful to have been recognized at this year’s Stars of Vancouver Readers’ Choice Awards as one of Vancouver’s most environmentally responsible businesses.  The Stars of Vancouver is created each year by the Vancouver Courier as their way of recognizing and celebrating businesses that showcase […]

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Textile Recycling: Think Thrice about Your Clothes

Textile Recycling: Think Thrice about Your Clothes

Textile waste is a growing problem amounting to about 5% of the annual total garbage in Metro Vancouver.  Metro Vancouver residents sent more than 44 million pounds of textiles to the landfill last year – that’s the equivalent weight of 44 t-shirts per person! Metro Vancouver recently […]

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Green Coast in Action: Tenant Improvement Project at Bentall IV

Green Coast in Action: Tenant Improvement Project at Bentall IV

With Vancouver’s historical commercial real estate sector trending towards low vacancy rates, higher prices and new developments sold out beyond 2021, tenant improvement projects are a great option for businesses to upgrade their current office space without moving. Tenant improvement projects are ones where the tenant of […]

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Year in Review from Green Coast Rubbish

Year in Review from Green Coast Rubbish

As we ease into 2019, the Green Coast team would like to pause and reflect on the events and accomplishments of the past year. We enjoyed many highs – with memorable projects, community contributions, and awards – and grieved through the lows with the passing of a […]

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Let’s Recycle for a Green Holiday

Let’s Recycle for a Green Holiday

Let’s recycle for a green holiday! That’s right, we’re bringing it this year with holiday cheer and a call to reduce and recycle holiday waste in a big way. Here are some easy holiday recycling tips to help your family go green this Christmas: 1. Get a […]

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Holiday Giving, Green Coast Rubbish Style

Holiday Giving, Green Coast Rubbish Style

The holiday season is a wonderful time to give back to the community, something we at Green Coast Rubbish believe in and are committed to year-round. We donate the used goods and materials we collect from our clients to a number of organizations and participate in local […]

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Rethinking Single Use Products at Home

Rethinking Single Use Products at Home

When a dead whale washed ashore in Indonesia last week, it was heartbreaking to hear that researchers at the scene identified the animal’s stomach was full of 115 plastic cups, 25 plastic bags, 4 plastic bottles and a thousand other random pieces of plastic. These single-use products […]

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Zero-Waste Office Furniture Recycling ! Green Coast in Action

Zero-Waste Office Furniture Recycling ! Green Coast in Action

Green Coast Rubbish thrives on working with like-minded companies and was thrilled to be contacted by the Transat team, which was seeking a Zero-Waste Office Furniture Recycling solution for their office furniture removal due to the closing of one of its Vancouver offices. The Challenge | Zero-Waste […]

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