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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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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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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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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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Paint Removal and Recycling

Paint Removal and Recycling

Often the easiest way to brighten and freshen up your space is to add a coat of paint. While it can work wonders to liven up your home or office, sometimes we find ourselves with an excess left-over, and are unsure of where/how to safely dispose of […]

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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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A Solution for All of Your Renovation Waste

Are you renovating? If you are or are planning to, then you are going to be blessed with a HUGE amount of construction waste. Don’t just rent a bin and send it to the local landfill. I have a better solution. This solution will allow you to sleep well […]

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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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Couch Recycling: Achieving a Responsible End of Product Life Cycle

For many, the end of the month will mean moving day, so we thought now would be a good time to highlight a service that might be useful to those who are relocating, or just simply looking to downsize, and who want to ensure that their discarded […]

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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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