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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Summer is in full swing, and so are the good times!

Summer is in full swing, and so are the good times!

Find out what there is to do in and around Vancouver and the lower mainland. Summer 2022 is finally here! While the summer equinox may have come and gone, we have only started to really feel the summer vibes these last couple of weeks. This year, we are able to gather freely and celebrate within our communities. We encourage everyone to find a local celebration, beach, or virtual event and take advantage of this beautiful season.

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How we help local charities fundraise

How we help local charities fundraise

We offer multiple money-making choices if you are raising money for your school, team, or charity!Regional Recycling is committed to giving back to the community. We love supporting local charities via our donation boxes, fundraisers, and donation options via bottle drives, Fast Drop, and Depozip. Our team is constantly working on how we can support more local charities. We now have three simple streams of donation collection set up online and within our depots!

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How to be Green during BBQs & backyard parties

How to be Green during BBQs & backyard parties

Get everyone involved when choosing sustainable and recyclable products.

June-uary has come to an end, and it’s finally safe to set up our backyards for entertaining. Fingers crossed that the sideways rain and windstorm are over! As we start a new summer BBQ season, we’d like to share some tips about hosting sustainable BBQs and backyard parties. From the menu to the decor, let’s keep it green!

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Join a local Shoreline Clean-Up and help protect our oceans this summer!

Join a local Shoreline Clean-Up and help protect our oceans this summer!

British Columbia has some of the world’s most beautiful shorelines. We are fortunate to live in a place where our beaches and water are mostly clean, and we get to enjoy them with friends and family. Our shorelines are consistently cleaned up by volunteers from all over BC and led by professional organizations. Here’s a look at the organizations that lead these clean-up expeditions and how you can get involved.

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Earth Day Initiatives You Can Do From Home

Earth Day Initiatives You Can Do From Home

10 ways you can make every day Earth Day. At Regional Recycling, we are dedicated to making it Earth Day every day. Our team is passionate about saving the planet and have put together this list of 10 ways tips we can all do from home. Let us know what your tips are in the comments!

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How Lithium battery recycling can make or break our planet and the electric vehicle market

How Lithium battery recycling can make or break our planet and the electric vehicle market

We’ve all heard of the company Tesla. They’re breaking barriers on the ground and up in space. Elon Musk, love him or hate him, has a clear vision of the world running on green energy and we’re here for it. Electric vehicles are now being made by multiple car manufacturers and they all use Li-ion batteries (Lithium-Ion)…but these are posing a problem for the future of green transportation.

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