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New Bans Coming for Styrofoam Disposal in Metro Vancouver

New Bans Coming for Styrofoam Disposal in Metro Vancouver

Styrofoam, also known as expanded polystyrene, is a bulky, lightweight material that represents a large portion of the garbage in Metro Vancouver. It’s proven to be a challenging material to divert from the landfill due to the sheer number of products that styrofoam packaging is used for […]

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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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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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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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4 Tips to Get Your Kids Recycling at Home

4 Tips to Get Your Kids Recycling at Home

Teaching your kids about recycling is a no-brainer as children are very interested in helping the earth be a better place. That being said, here are 4 tips to get your kids recycling at home as part of your everyday routine: Talk about it  Your kids are going to […]

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Green Coast to Manage Waste Diversion for MEC Events

Green Coast to Manage Waste Diversion for MEC Events

Green Coast Rubbish has a great working relationship with Mountain Equipment Coop, and will manage waste diversion for all of their out-of-store events in Metro Vancouver this year. There’s a great selection of events planned, starting with Race ONE – The Rust Buster – the first of seven […]

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The Music of Junk!

The Music of Junk!

Green Coast Rubbish is proud to be a sponsor for the unique musical show The Music of Junk! coming to Vancouver from November 18 – 22, 2015. Wait. Did we say the music of junk? As in recycled junk? As in making music with recycled junk? You […]

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Rethinking Waste: Waste Reduction Week 2015

Rethinking Waste: Waste Reduction Week 2015

Waste Reduction Week 2015, which runs from October 19 – 25, is a campaign that asks BC residents to reduce waste at home by rethinking what you buy and exploring the sharing economy in your community. 

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Green Coast in Action: Vancouver Condo Deconstruction & Demolition

Green Coast in Action: Vancouver Condo Deconstruction & Demolition

Green Coast Rubbish staff never know what kind of job they might be asked to do next. In this new blog series – Green Coast in Action – we will reveal some of the unique waste removal and recycling jobs that our company has completed starting with this […]

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Achieving Sustainability at Green Coast Rubbish: We try our Best to do the Best

Achieving Sustainability at Green Coast Rubbish: We try our Best to do the Best

In our last blog, we talked about celebrating Earth Day by inspiring every day actions to make the world a better and more sustainable place. At Green Coast Rubbish, we strive to make a difference in our daily operations by diverting the waste we collect away from […]

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