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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Call us your recycling elves!

Call us your recycling elves!

The holiday season is in full swing and that means treats, family, gifts, and holiday cheer! It’s a wonderful time of the year and with all this cheer comes more of everything, including a bunch of stuff you’ll need to dispose of after the holidays. Don’t worry your recycling elves are here to help. Most of what you buy and receive can be recycled at one of our depots. So, when you bring your bottles in to be recycled don’t forget you can also recycle items like boxes and wrapping paper too!

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Conquering Recycling Metals in Vancouver

Conquering Recycling Metals in Vancouver

Metal recycling has been around longer than recycling has been! Think of a blacksmith melting down old weapons to make the mighty hero’s new sword. Metal recycling has been around as long as metal processing. Just think, knights, kings, and all sorts of heroes of our past have all been part of the history of recycled metals.

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Giving the Gift of Warmth

Giving the Gift of Warmth

The Gift of Warmth! Our 6th Annual Holiday Event that gives directly to our community. As the temperatures drop, our most vulnerable community members are drastically affected. You can directly help them by supporting our event, The Gift of Warmth. Each year, Regional Recycling accepts new and gently used clothing donations to share with our binner community.

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Cheap Halloween Costumes and Crafts!

Cheap Halloween Costumes and Crafts!

CHEAP HALLOWEEN COSTUMES AND CRAFTS! What’s Actually Up With Breaking Down Plastics? Halloween is almost here! Are you like so many of us and have NO IDEA what your family’s costumes will be or how to decorate your house? Do not fear; we got you. This list is full of fun and simple ideas to make your own Halloween costumes and decorations from recycled materials from around your home. Save money and be spooky!

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Recycling Plastics in BC.  What’s actually up with breaking down plastics?

Recycling Plastics in BC. What’s actually up with breaking down plastics?

The ability to recycle plastics started in the early ’70s, but we didn’t see plastic recycling begin to take off until the ’80s. For those of us that still remember the 80’s it was a time of music hits that changed our lives and for generations to come, hair spray, and TV dinners – but it was not a time of recycling. While plastic recycling became possible, slowly growing throughout countries worldwide, it still took decades to become common practice.

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BC’s Salmon Migration. A Collective Shift That Changed The World.

BC’s Salmon Migration. A Collective Shift That Changed The World.

BC’s Salmon Migration. A Collective Shift That Changed The World. Bears are pretty cool, right? They look all cuddly, star in Disney’s Jungle Book, and they’re one of BC’s most feared predators. We’re going to guess that you want to stay on the “good-side” of bears. Here’s how: Help protect their FAVOURITE food source, salmon.

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