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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Classic Shore

As a small business I wear many hats in the day-to-day operations of Green Coast Rubbish.  And, as if I didn’t have enough hats to wear, I also ride mountain bikes for a number of outstanding company’s (visit our community page for the full break down). Part of […]

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