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Achieving Sustainability at Green Coast Rubbish: We try our Best to do the Best

Achieving Sustainability at Green Coast Rubbish: We try our Best to do the Best

In our last blog, we talked about celebrating Earth Day by inspiring every day actions to make the world a better and more sustainable place. At Green Coast Rubbish, we strive to make a difference in our daily operations by diverting the waste we collect away from […]

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Earth Day Every Day

Earth Day Every Day

“What can I do to help the environment?” That is the question being asked in preparation for Earth Day on April 22, 2015. That is the question being asked every day by ordinary folks around the world. In honour of Earth Day – and in answer to […]

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One to Watch: The Listel Hotel

One to Watch: The Listel Hotel

The Listel Hotel is not your average property when it comes to reducing its carbon footprint and incorporating sustainability principles in every aspect of its operations.  Here’s why we at Green Coast Rubbish feels this unique business is one to watch:

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How to Reuse or Recycle your Old Furniture

How to Reuse or Recycle your Old Furniture

It’s that time again – time for spring cleaning! And that means figuring out what the heck to do with your old furniture. We get it – you’re done with that table or chair. Your ottoman has seen better days. And that upholstery is yesterday’s news.  Maybe […]

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One to Watch: S2G BioChem

One to Watch: S2G BioChem

With global warming on the rise, companies offering clean energy and biochemical solutions are leading the way in both innovation and sustainability. Green Coast Rubbish would like to highlight one such company to watch – S2G BioChem – in this week’s blog. What they do: S2G BioChem […]

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My Funny Valentine Recycling No No’s

My Funny Valentine Recycling No No’s

If you are in a relationship or just want to pamper a loved one, February 14 is the day to make your funny Valentine smile with their heart. No matter what you do or where you go for Valentine’s Day, you can make it special while keeping […]

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Clean Wood: Recycle it or Pay the Price

Clean Wood: Recycle it or Pay the Price

As Metro Vancouver moves toward the goal of recycling 80% of the region’s waste by 2020, new rules are being implemented to divert green waste from the garbage including the organics disposal ban we talked about last week as well as a new clean wood disposal ban […]

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Organics Disposal Ban Launches in Metro Vancouver

Organics Disposal Ban Launches in Metro Vancouver

Recycling food scraps is routine for many Metro Vancouver residents and businesses. However, the new organics disposal ban in effect as of January 1, 2015 now requires all households, businesses, and institutions to separate food waste from their garbage. Why the ban? You may be surprised to […]

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Give the Gift of Christmas to a Child: Metro Vancouver Christmas Toy Drives

Give the Gift of Christmas to a Child: Metro Vancouver Christmas Toy Drives

No child should miss out on the joy of Christmas because their family is struggling financially or otherwise. These kids deserve to have their dreams come true; they need compassion and support.  You can give the gift of Christmas to a child by donating a new toy, […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Buy a Real Christmas Tree

Top 10 Reasons to Buy a Real Christmas Tree

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas is coming and kids young and old are looking forward to decking the halls with the spirit of Christmas, starting with the age old tradition of decorating a Christmas tree. Some of Santa’s elves may ponder the choice […]

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