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2013 BBB Torch Awards Winner: Green Coast Rubbish

2013 BBB Torch Awards Winner: Green Coast Rubbish

We are thrilled to announce that Green Coast Rubbish has been named the winner of the Better Business Bureau’s 2013 Torch Awards in the ‘Green’ category! This is such a big honor for us, and we’re stoked to have been recognized in a category that has previously […]

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Sustainable Solutions for Commercial Rubbish Removal & Recycling

Key to the success of Vancouver’s Greenest City Action Plan will be a full commitment from local businesses to adopt waste reduction and diversion strategies. At Green Coast Rubbish, we offer a wide array of waste removal and recycling services to commercial clients, which makes it easy […]

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Partners in Recycling: North Shore Recycling Drop-off Depot

Green Coast Rubbish relies on local community partners in order to carry out our mandate of diverting as much waste as possible from BC landfills. One of these community partners is the North Shore Recycling Drop-off Depot. The depot, a vital aspect of the North Shore Recycling […]

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Working Towards a Carbon Neutral Future

For the past 5 years, Green Coast Rubbish has worked hard to provide a sustainable alternative to traditional methods of rubbish removal. It is our hope that by recycling, donating, and reusing items whenever possible, we will contribute to Vancouver achieving its zero waste objectives, and its […]

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Is Your Yard or Tree Out of Control?

Due to our temperate coastal climate, North Shore residents get to enjoy the mildest weather that Canada has to offer. Unfortunately, we also have to endure more than our fair share of rain—close to 1200 mm or 48 inches annually—which explains why our lush forests stay green […]

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Waste Diversion and Recycling Iniatitives in Metro Vancouver

Did you know that Canada produces more solid waste than almost any other country in the world?  Metro Vancouver residents alone produce in excess of 3 million tonnes of solid waste each year, and currently only about 55% of this waste is recycled, diverted, composted, or recovered […]

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Lu’ma Native Housing Society

As challenging as running Green Coast Rubbish is, the rewards certainly outnumber the challenges. No two days are the same; we have the opportunity to meet fantastic people on a daily basis and regularly take part in exciting projects, while ensuring waste materials are diverted from our […]

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Donating and Recycling

At Green Coast Rubbish we haul, remove, and recycle pretty much anything.  With that being said, here are a few images from recent jobs where we were able to achieve 100% recycle or donation rates for the material that we picked up and hauled away. Junk Removal […]

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Dump Fee’s to Increase 18 Percent for 2011

As of the 1st of January 2011 it will cost you 18 percent more to dump your trash at Metro Vancouver Transfer Stations. According to an article published in the Abbotsford News, Metro Vancouver will be raising its tipping fees from $82 to $97 per tonne. This […]

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