Recycling in the Workplace

Recycling in the Workplace

Why BC businesses are choosing to make money by recycling. Businesses often review their spending habits at the start of the new year, determining whether to save money on office supplies or if travel expenses can be cut back.

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Help Feed Hungry Children

Help Feed Hungry Children

Backpack Buddies is making sure BC kids have enough to eat every day of the week. We are thrilled to announce that the BC charity, Backpack Buddies is our Charity of the Month for January. We are kicking off the new year by collecting donations for this incredible cause.

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Green Holiday Decorations & Celebrations

Green Holiday Decorations & Celebrations

It’s so fun to decorate your home for the holidays. All the pretty lights, bright colours, and festive decor can change the whole feel of your home. For many families decorating is a cherished tradition. However, this time of year can create an abundance of waste. Here are a few tips for staying green while decorating and celebrating this holiday season.

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Recycling Resolutions for 2023

Recycling Resolutions for 2023

How to earn more and protect the planet with these simple resolutions. A new year means many of us will set resolutions. Such as eating healthier, saving more money, or seeing friends more. What about a resolution to help protect the planet? We ask that everyone sets at least one Recycling Resolution for 2023. Check out this list below and choose one for yourself.

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Recycling Appliances in BC

Recycling Appliances in BC

Recycling Appliances In BC? Out with the old and in with the new, what appliances are you ready to part with?

At the end of the year, many BC residents take stock of what they have in their homes and decide to let a few of their old kitchen gadgets or appliances go. This can be to make room for gifts they’re hoping to receive this holiday season or just to finally clear up that counter space so they can cook and bake to their heart’s content.

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Last Minute Halloween Costumes & Decorations

Last Minute Halloween Costumes & Decorations

Are you running behind and don’t have a Halloween costume yet? Here are some simple and fun ideas that you can use to make kids, couples, and family Halloween costumes from recycled materials! Skip the store and adding to the waste that gets created with this holiday; it is Circular Economy Month after all!

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Understanding the Circular Economy

Understanding the Circular Economy

Communication. Community. Conservation. These are just some of the pillars of Circular Economy Month in Canada. This movement started in 2001 with the launch of Waste Reduction Week, which is the third week of October. It focuses on educating and inspiring Canadians to reduce their waste via recycling, upcycling, and demanding more from the products we buy.

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Renovations & Recycling Materials Go Hand-In-Hand

Renovations & Recycling Materials Go Hand-In-Hand

Are you doing home renovations this year? There’s nothing like seeing your vision for your home come to life. Whether it’s a kitchen remodel or repainting the kids’ room, you’re going to end up with materials that you need to dispose of. Many British Columbians don’t know that they can recycle many of their residential renovation materials. Read on to learn which materials we can accept at our depots!

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