On August 27th, the Pacific National Exhibition and Vancity hosted a successful zero waste event at the Fair. WCS partnered with the PNE to surpass its 90% diversion goal for … Read More
December 28, 2013 marked the 4th annual Boxing Day where WCS donated red bag sales to the Kettle Friendship Society.
The Kettle is a uniquely important part of mental health … Read More
Waste Control Services participated for the second time in the Annual COHO Festival held at Ambleside park in West Vancouver. It was a great event attended by thousands of people … Read More
How do you know whether your recyclables are actually being recycled rather than being dumped at a landfill like this one in Canterbury, U.K.? See more landfill images.
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Glass may still be collected from homes at curbside – just less often – after the industry-led agency charged with taking over blue box recycling proposed a possible compromise.
Multi-Material … Read More
Protesters who want Metro Vancouver to abandon plans for a new garbage incinerator demonstrated today outside a waste-to-energy (WTE) industry conference in Richmond.
Zero Waste British Columbia spokesperson Sue Maxwell … Read More
Tall, colorful recycling bins are a common sight in Vancouver, BC Canada. The Greater Vancouver Regional District (also known as Metro Vancouver, or GVRD), which encompasses more than 20 cities … Read More
Mayor Malcolm Brodie is an enigma. He has educated us all with his brilliant letter on the risks regarding increased tanker traffic and underground jet fuel line being piped through … Read More
The recycling rate for PET bottled water has reached nearly 39 per cent, while the amount of PET plastic used in bottled water containers continues to drop, reports The International … Read More
Bolstered by a new study, Canada’s plastic industry seems to approach the issue of landfilled plastic with a ‘life gives you lemons, make lemonade’ philosophy — that is, recovering energy … Read More