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Sustainable Home Design Ideas

Sustainable Home Design Ideas

Sustainable homes benefit both the environment and your budget. It is only in recent years that sustainable home designs have become available to the public, for a reasonable price. You do not have to fully renovate your home to improve its sustainability. There are several smaller changes […]

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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 Listel Hotel

One to Watch: The Listel Hotel

The Listel Hotel is not your average property when it comes to reducing its carbon footprint and incorporating sustainability principles in every aspect of its operations.  Here’s why we at Green Coast Rubbish feels this unique business is one to watch:

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Green Building Apps

Green Building Apps

Besides our business commitment at Green Coast Rubbish to preserve and clean up our environment, we are also personally excited about new technologies that help people become more aware of their urban surroundings, and ways we can help its preservation. Recently a lot of smart phone apps […]

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Constructing Greener Buildings – LEED

Constructing Greener Buildings – LEED

In the grand scheme of things, Vancouver is a comparatively new city—particularly when it comes to architecture. But what we lack in history, we make up in stride in the design and development of Green Building technologies. Building projects contribute to a huge amount of waste and […]

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