Following the May 9th BC Provincial Election, WCS ran a campaign to collect soft plastic and coroplast political candidate signs for recycling. Candidate party offices and residents dropped-off almost 1000 … Read More
WCS helped provide thousands of used plastic water bottles to the Vancouver Aquarium to create an art piece highlighting the large amount of garbage that ends up in our oceans … Read More
How can your recycling be sorted once collected? Check out this neat video of a recycling plant in New York where large volumes of hard plastics, metals, and glass are … Read More
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Canadian plastic packaging recycling increases
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The more scientists investigate the amount of perfectly good food humans waste, the clearer it becomes that it is a huge global problem, both for the planet’s food security and … Read More
Check out these upcoming local waste management related events and interesting global zero waste innovations!
Event: Vancouver Landfill Open House
So what does the final resting place of waste … Read More
Join Waste Control Services for some fresh air and fun at the BMO Vancouver Marathon tomorrow! Don’t forget to look for and use the many recycling stations we will be … Read More
By Toby Gorman – Nanaimo News Bulletin (view source article)
A radical new plan that will change how blue box recycling materials are collected, processed and marketed is now before … Read More
Drivers in Vancouver will soon be running their cars over their own recycled plastics.
City officials say the plastic materials will be used in a wax-like, cutting-edge asphalt mix … Read More
Kiyoshi Nakajima of Blest Co. Ltd. installs the Blest -240 Plastics to Oil machine in Whitehorse, Yukon. The machine melts down old plastic to heat homes.
PHOTO COURTESY OF STEPHEN … Read More