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Eco-friendly Tips for a Green Halloween

Eco-friendly Tips for a Green Halloween

Halloween is one of those holidays that seems super commercial and far from environmentally friendly with plastic decorations and crinkly packaging everywhere. But it doesn’t need to be.  On this week’s blog, we’re sharing some really fun eco-friendly tips for a green Halloween for the whole family. […]

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Fall and Winter Home Maintenance Musts

Fall and Winter Home Maintenance Musts

Hot town, summer in the city; Back of my neck getting dirty and gritty Been down, isn’t it a pity Doesn’t seem to be a shadow in the city. Lyrics from Summer in the City, written and performed by The Lovin Spoonful, 1966 Sadly, summer has left […]

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Back to School Recycling Tips for Families

Back to School Recycling Tips for Families

The kids are back to school and starting their fall activities like soccer and music classes. Parents have been busy shopping to pick up those school supplies, backpacks, new sports equipment, clothes … all the things that a growing kid about town will need. But this creates […]

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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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