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Deconstructing Vancouver’s Green Demolition Bylaw

Deconstructing Vancouver’s Green Demolition Bylaw

Home owners and property developers in the city of Vancouver will follow new demolition waste recycling requirements for houses built before 1940 thanks to the Green Demolition Bylaw which went into effect on September 1, 2014. From now on, a minimum of 75% of the demolition waste […]

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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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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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Think We’re Green? Vote for us!

Every so often awards are handed out to businesses who live, work and sustain environmentally conscious practices.  This year, Small Business BC is handing out such an award for ‘Best Green Business’ of 2012. When we heard about this category at the Successful You Awards – we were quick […]

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What To Do With a Mountain Of Milk Cartons

Each day brings a new adventure for Green Coast Rubbish, and though we tackle waste-related challenges of all sizes, we recently had the chance to tackle a mountain—a milk carton mountain, that is! Following The City of Vancouver’s Summer Live Festival, held July 8-10th in Stanley Park, […]

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