In 2017, there were more than 10.3 million people who were visitors to our wonderful home of Vancouver. Many whom stayed in the 23,000+ hotel rooms that exist in the … Read More
Did you know that white Styrofoam blocks are banned from going into commercial garbage bins in Metro Vancouver (as of July 2018)?
The ban includes an expensive fee if Styrofoam … Read More
Following the BC General Local Elections on October 20th, Waste Control Services will be accepting soft plastic and coroplast political candidate signs for recycling at our North Vancouver Depot.
MINIMUM … Read More
Operations at WCS are almost caught up after another successful year helping The Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) zero in on waste reduction. In 2012 the PNE set a goal to … Read More
In June, WCS helped two local Elementary Schools in their efforts to host zero waste Spring Carnivals. Upper Lynn and Sherwood Park Elementary Carnival organizers were committed to recycling as … Read More
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
This past weekend WCS volunteered recycling services for the Canadian Cancer Society’s North Shore Daffodil Dash in Ambleside Park, West Vancouver. The event included a 1km walk and 5km run … 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
At our North Van Recycling Depot we ask that participants sort their recyclable materials into separate streams. Many customers collect their recycling all within one bag and then sort it … Read More
Thank you to SFU students Isobel & Annie for informing and encouraging local high-school students about how to reduce their environmental impact and recycle more on the North Shore and … Read More