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How to Winterize your Yard

How to Winterize your Yard

Leaves are falling, the days are shorter, and it’s only a matter of time before Old Man Winter arrives here in Metro Vancouver. Now is the time to winterize your yard before the weather turns ugly and the outdoor home and garden items in your backyard pay the […]

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Green Coast in Action: Albert Street House Demolition

Green Coast in Action: Albert Street House Demolition

It’s hard to drive down the street in Metro Vancouver without seeing a major home renovation or demolition project in progress given the crazy real estate market we live in. This week on the blog we are featuring a case study of how Green Coast Rubbish took […]

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The Tempe Heights Pond Shoreline Cleanup

The Tempe Heights Pond Shoreline Cleanup

On September 25, 2016, the Green Coast Rubbish team, along with other volunteers from the community, took time out of their busy schedules to clean up the Tempe Heights Pond area in North Vancouver in participation with the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup event.

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Green Coast Rubbish up for Business of the Year

Green Coast Rubbish up for Business of the Year

Green Coast Rubbish is proud to have been chosen as a finalist for the 2016 Business of the Year Award by the North Vancouver Chamber of Commerce. This award is presented each year to a North Vancouver business that has demonstrated unrivaled overall business excellence. 

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Back to School Recycling Tips

Back to School Recycling Tips

Kids are back in school after a summer of fun! That means parents have been out shopping for new shoes and clothes, backpacks, sports equipment, musical instruments and school supplies. But how can you reuse or recycle all the old back to school stuff so it doesn’t […]

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The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, a conservation effort of the Vancouver Aquarium and WWF-Canada, does amazing work each and every year to mobilize volunteers to cleanup litter on Canadian beaches. While our oceans are still beautiful, they are also polluted. All kinds of trash – including plastics, […]

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Green Coast in Action: Penthouse Deconstruction

Green Coast in Action: Penthouse Deconstruction

In a hot Vancouver real estate market, the new owners of this Vancouver penthouse came in with a plan to renovate and flip the property. This Green Coast in Action success story shows how homeowners can renovate in an environmentally responsible way using deconstruction techniques to reuse and […]

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8 Ideas for a No-Waste Summer Picnic

8 Ideas for a No-Waste Summer Picnic

Summer is officially here and if you haven’t been out to the beach or to your favourite park for a picnic you are missing out! At Green Coast Rubbish, we love a good summer barbeque and have some great ideas to make sure your summer picnic is […]

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Never Flush Wipes Campaign Prevents Sewer Problems in Metro Vancouver

Never Flush Wipes Campaign Prevents Sewer Problems in Metro Vancouver

Metro Vancouver launched the Never Flush Wipes campaign this spring to combat the growing problem of “flushable” wipes  which are clogging up local sewer systems. We at Green Coast Rubbish were very surprised to learn about this huge community and environmental problem so we decided to share […]

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Green Coast Rubbish Wins BBB Torch Award

Green Coast Rubbish Wins BBB Torch Award

Green Coast Rubbish is honoured to have won a BBB Torch Award in the Green Award Category.

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