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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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Green Coast in Action: UBC Appliance Removal

Green Coast in Action: UBC Appliance Removal

UBC Appliance Removal Benefits Habitat for Humanity: Green Coast Rubbish loves a zero-waste challenge like no other and this recent appliance recycling project at the University of British Columbia was right up our alley. UBC Appliance Removal: The Challenge Green Coast was contacted by UBC about a waste […]

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4 Easy Tips to Green Your Hygiene Routine

4 Easy Tips to Green Your Hygiene Routine

There are many ways for Vancouver families to go green by making small changes to incorporate zero waste principles into their everyday lives. This week on the blog, we’re sharing 4 easy tips to green your hygiene routine by being mindful of plastics and packaging when you […]

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Recycling Resources to Declutter Like a Pro

Recycling Resources to Declutter Like a Pro

Are you busy cleaning out your garage? Do you need to recycle old bicycles and broken Christmas lights? Do you have a stash of old paint cans, electronics or power tools that you’ve been putting off dealing with? If you need help to get started with cleaning […]

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Green Coast Team Wins BBB Torch 2018 Home Green Award

Green Coast Team Wins BBB Torch 2018 Home Green Award

  Green Coast Rubbish is proud to announce that we have won the Green Award from the 2018 Better Business Bureau Torch Awards in recognition of environmental leadership in the community and customer service excellence. “This award is a huge acknowledgment of the work our team does […]

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New Bans Coming for Styrofoam Disposal in Metro Vancouver

New Bans Coming for Styrofoam Disposal in Metro Vancouver

Styrofoam, also known as expanded polystyrene, is a bulky, lightweight material that represents a large portion of the garbage in Metro Vancouver. It’s proven to be a challenging material to divert from the landfill due to the sheer number of products that styrofoam packaging is used for […]

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4 Spring Recycling Tips for Families

4 Spring Recycling Tips for Families

We adore Spring in Vancouver; there are cherry blossoms everywhere and you can even walk around in a T-shirt and shorts on the sunny days! There is a lot going on at this time of year – Spring sports are starting, Spring cleaning starts to happen, winter […]

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Green Coast Picks Up HomeStars Awards

Green Coast Picks Up HomeStars Awards

Green Coast Rubbish is happy to announce that we have been awarded the 2018 HomeStars Giving Back Award for British Columbia. This HomeStars award recognizes companies across Canada who go above and beyond to help out their communities, putting in time, effort and labor to give back […]

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The Ultimate List Of Eco-Friendly Date Ideas In Vancouver

The Ultimate List Of Eco-Friendly Date Ideas In Vancouver

Vancouver is such a lush, diverse city. There are so many different things to do on your own or as a couple. Whether you’re a Vancouver native, or you’re just visiting, you can navigate like a local with these eco-friendly Valentine’s Day date ideas. PS: for those […]

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