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Green Coast Rubbish

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 produces glycols for the industrial chemical industry without […]

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 it green by remembering a few recycling no […]

Clean Wood Recycling

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 effective January 1, 2015. What is Clean Wood? […]

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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 learn that almost a third of the food […]

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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, cash or even baby supplies to one of […]