Call Us: (604) 230-4530

Blog

Big Bike Give: Donating Bikes for Uganda

North Vancouver offers some of the best bike trails in the world. A Mecca of sorts, where thousands of mountain bike enthusiasts flock each year in order to experience the thrill of riding our impressive network of trails, and soak up the natural beauty of the North […]

Read more

Six Things You Didn’t know About Green Coast Rubbish: Sprouter.com Interview

Green Coast Rubbish was recently interviewed by Erin Bury of Sprouter.com. Sprouter is an online collaboration tool for entrepreneurs that also profiles startup company’s like us. To find more about our successes, our challenges, and where we are headed in the future…’Green Coast Rubbish Making Waste Removal More Environmental.’

Read more

Zero Waste Vancouver: An Action Plan to Become the Greenest City by 2020

On March 2, I was fortunate enough to attend the “Talk Green Vancouver” workshop on the draft Greenest City Zero Waste Action Plan. For those of you not in the know, Zero Waste is one of the 10 ambitious goals laid out by Vancouver City Council in […]

Read more

Waste Diversion and Recycling Iniatitives in Metro Vancouver

Did you know that Canada produces more solid waste than almost any other country in the world?  Metro Vancouver residents alone produce in excess of 3 million tonnes of solid waste each year, and currently only about 55% of this waste is recycled, diverted, composted, or recovered […]

Read more

Mattress Recycling in Vancouver

Did you know that up until January 1st of this year, it was estimated that between 100,000 and 150,000 mattresses were dumped annually into Metro Vancouver’s landfill. When you consider the massive amount of space these mattresses and box springs take up in our landfills this seems so […]

Read more

Season Retrospective

It’s hard to believe that 2010 has come to an end, and yet another riding season is just around the corner.  2010 was a great year for me, as I had some fantastic experiences, both locally and internationally, on my trusty steeds. Most importantly, it was another […]

Read more

Lu’ma Native Housing Society

As challenging as running Green Coast Rubbish is, the rewards certainly outnumber the challenges. No two days are the same; we have the opportunity to meet fantastic people on a daily basis and regularly take part in exciting projects, while ensuring waste materials are diverted from our […]

Read more

Mountain Biking UK

It seems that Christmas came a little early for me this year, as the December issue of Mountain Biking UK (MBUK) just arrived on my doorstep. Why so excited? This past summer I was lucky enough to join MBUK in the South of Spain (my blog on […]

Read more

Donating and Recycling

At Green Coast Rubbish we haul, remove, and recycle pretty much anything.  With that being said, here are a few images from recent jobs where we were able to achieve 100% recycle or donation rates for the material that we picked up and hauled away. Junk Removal […]

Read more

Dump Fee’s to Increase 18 Percent for 2011

As of the 1st of January 2011 it will cost you 18 percent more to dump your trash at Metro Vancouver Transfer Stations. According to an article published in the Abbotsford News, Metro Vancouver will be raising its tipping fees from $82 to $97 per tonne. This […]

Read more
Page 15 of 16« First...1213141516