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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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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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Clean Wood: Recycle it or Pay the Price

Clean Wood: Recycle it or Pay the Price

As Metro Vancouver moves toward the goal of recycling 80% of the region’s waste by 2020, new rules are being implemented to divert green waste from the garbage including the organics disposal ban we talked about last week as well as a new clean wood disposal ban […]

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Pacific Carpet Recycling

Pacific Carpet Recycling

We love to work closely with green conscious businesses who care as much the environment as we do. That’s why we’re really excited to have Pacific Carpet Recycling as a partner. They are the only carpet and underlay recycler in Vancouver, and they’re doing great work around […]

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Cleaning of Hoarding Properties

Cleaning of Hoarding Properties

Hoarding is a compulsive behavior that can cause people to collect excessive amounts of items, animals, or garbage in their homes, and feel unwilling or incapable of getting rid of them. It’s an extremely complex issue that can have many negative psychological, health, and safety implications-to the […]

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Drywall Recycling

Drywall Recycling

Drywall (also known as gypsum, gyprock or sheetrock) is a highly recyclable and widely used construction material that is originally derived from the common mineral gypsum. A unique characteristic of drywall is that it can be essentially recycled forever with no degradation to the material. Old and discarded drywall […]

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Paint Removal and Recycling

Paint Removal and Recycling

Often the easiest way to brighten and freshen up your space is to add a coat of paint. While it can work wonders to liven up your home or office, sometimes we find ourselves with an excess left-over, and are unsure of where/how to safely dispose of […]

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ReStore and Habitat for Humanity

Taking care of the environment, and helping people in our communities: these are two fundamental ideas we’ve built our company on from the start. They help us strive to reuse or recycle many unwanted materials, keeping them out of our landfills. If those materials can then be used […]

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A Solution for All of Your Renovation Waste

Are you renovating? If you are or are planning to, then you are going to be blessed with a HUGE amount of construction waste. Don’t just rent a bin and send it to the local landfill. I have a better solution. This solution will allow you to sleep well […]

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