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How to Sort Recycling at Home: Compost, Glass, Paper, and Plastic

How to Sort Recycling at Home: Compost, Glass, Paper, and Plastic

The concept is fairly simple: not everything is garbage. However, it can still be a challenge to organize your home and disposal system. Once you have a clear recycling system in place, however, you will soon notice that the entire process becomes much easier to manage. In […]

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How to Make a DIY Compost Bin at Home

How to Make a DIY Compost Bin at Home

If you live in the Metro Vancouver area, you should have a complimentary green bin to accompany your garbage bin. Your green bin is used for all of your composting needs. However, if you want to have a separate composting bin for your garden, or for your […]

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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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Organics Disposal Ban Launches in Metro Vancouver

Organics Disposal Ban Launches in Metro Vancouver

Recycling food scraps is routine for many Metro Vancouver residents and businesses. However, the new organics disposal ban in effect as of January 1, 2015 now requires all households, businesses, and institutions to separate food waste from their garbage. Why the ban? You may be surprised to […]

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Changes to Blue Box Recycling in Vancouver

Changes to Blue Box Recycling in Vancouver

Vancouver recently has made some new changes to their recycling program. This is excellent news for Vancouverites, as we can now add even more items to our blue boxes. All these little things add up to so much waste that is being kept out of our landfills. […]

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Disposal Ban of Organics in Metro Vancouver

Disposal Ban of Organics in Metro Vancouver

Vancouver continues to move toward its goal of becoming the Greenest City by 2020. By imagining solutions and opportunities that can help residents and businesses to more effectively deal with household waste, they get closer every year. It’s estimated that nearly 35-40% of everything that we throw […]

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