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Holiday Giving, Green Coast Rubbish Style

Holiday Giving, Green Coast Rubbish Style

The holiday season is a wonderful time to give back to the community, something we at Green Coast Rubbish believe in and are committed to year-round. We donate the used goods and materials we collect from our clients to a number of organizations and participate in local […]

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Green Coast in Action: UBC Appliance Removal

Green Coast in Action: UBC Appliance Removal

UBC Appliance Removal Benefits Habitat for Humanity: Green Coast Rubbish loves a zero-waste challenge like no other and this recent appliance recycling project at the University of British Columbia was right up our alley. UBC Appliance Removal: The Challenge Green Coast was contacted by UBC about a waste […]

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Recycling Resources to Declutter Like a Pro

Recycling Resources to Declutter Like a Pro

Are you busy cleaning out your garage? Do you need to recycle old bicycles and broken Christmas lights? Do you have a stash of old paint cans, electronics or power tools that you’ve been putting off dealing with? If you need help to get started with cleaning […]

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Green Coast Picks Up HomeStars Awards

Green Coast Picks Up HomeStars Awards

Green Coast Rubbish is happy to announce that we have been awarded the 2018 HomeStars Giving Back Award for British Columbia. This HomeStars award recognizes companies across Canada who go above and beyond to help out their communities, putting in time, effort and labor to give back […]

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Green Coast Rubbish in Action: The Gastown Deconstruction Project

Green Coast Rubbish in Action: The Gastown Deconstruction Project

You spend a large portion of time in your office. It acts as a home away from home on a daily basis. It should look its best and promote a creative and relaxing environment so that you can stay motivated throughout the day. An office redesign or […]

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Tips and Tricks for Composting in Vancouver

Tips and Tricks for Composting in Vancouver

The City of Vancouver and Metro Vancouver banned all food scraps from the garbage back in 2015. Your food isn’t garbage and organic waste must be separated and recycled. Stats on the City of Vancouver website state, food scraps make up 40 percent of the garbage going […]

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One to Watch: the North Shore’s Repurpose Drives Upcycling

One to Watch: the North Shore’s Repurpose Drives Upcycling

Green Coast Rubbish loves to talk about local companies who will go above and beyond when it comes to environmental responsibility. Today we would like to introduce you to a relatively new company on the North Shore –  Repurpose – which has a focus on waste diversion […]

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Eco Friendly Father’s Day Tips

Eco Friendly Father’s Day Tips

Deciding how to spend Father’s Day with your family should be fun but it’s easy to stress about finding the perfect gift. When you remember to focus on spending time together, you’ll create both a memorable and an eco friendly Father’s Day. Cook for him Cooking a […]

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EarthPlay for Earth Day 2017

EarthPlay for Earth Day 2017

EarthPlay for Earth Day is the centrepiece of the Earth Day Canada 2017 campaign. Why? As a child, play used to mean spending long lazy days outside with friends, building forts, playing on the street until dark, climbing a tree, playing soccer or road hockey … just playing hard all […]

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4 Eco-Friendly Valentine’s Day Ideas

4 Eco-Friendly Valentine’s Day Ideas

How can Vancouverites celebrate a highly commercialized event like Valentine’s Day in a way that fits with your values? You might be surprised at how easy it is. Here are 4 eco-friendly Valentine’s Day ideas that will create special memories while keeping it green!   Say it with […]

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