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Recycling Resources to Declutter Like a Pro

Recycling Resources to Declutter Like a Pro

Are you busy cleaning out your garage? Do you need to recycle old bicycles and broken Christmas lights? Do you have a stash of old paint cans, electronics or power tools that you’ve been putting off dealing with? If you need help to get started with cleaning […]

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4 Spring Recycling Tips for Families

4 Spring Recycling Tips for Families

We adore Spring in Vancouver; there are cherry blossoms everywhere and you can even walk around in a T-shirt and shorts on the sunny days! There is a lot going on at this time of year – Spring sports are starting, Spring cleaning starts to happen, winter […]

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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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How to Spring Clean your Home in 5 Easy Steps

How to Spring Clean your Home in 5 Easy Steps

Spring is a great time to clean out your home, garage and yard to rid yourself of the clutter that has piled up over the year or years. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed, so Green Coast Rubbish has prepared 5 Spring Cleaning Tips to get you started: […]

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How to Reuse or Recycle your Old Furniture

How to Reuse or Recycle your Old Furniture

It’s that time again – time for spring cleaning! And that means figuring out what the heck to do with your old furniture. We get it – you’re done with that table or chair. Your ottoman has seen better days. And that upholstery is yesterday’s news.  Maybe […]

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Recycling Resources in Metro Vancouver and BC

Recycling Resources in Metro Vancouver and BC

It’s not unusual to feel a little like Sherlock Holmes when you are trying to figure out where in the world to recycle or dispose of your old stuff.  You can use basic deductive reasoning and call your local municipality or recycling centre to try and get […]

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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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Electronics Recycling and E-Waste

We live in a pretty amazing time. It seems every week, an announcement for some new technology changes the face of televisions, computers, or cell phones. Electronics are getting smaller (or in the case of TV’s, BIGGER), faster, and more equipped to handle all the tasks in […]

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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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