Green Innovation, Zero Waste

April News Round-up

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 helping to provide! Don’t you think that our stations should be added to – 10 Things to Look for this BMO Vancouver Marathon Weekend!

Solar Impulse Pilot: ‘I Flew Over Plastic Waste As Big As a Continent’

As the Solar Impulse 2 made its historic 62-hour flight from Hawaii to California without fuel, pilot Bertrand Piccard personally saw the horrific amount of plastic in our oceans check out the article at ecowatch.


Zero-Waste Grocers Aim to Fight Food Packaging Waste

Shops focused on eliminating packaging waste from their shelves have been popping up around the world. Zero Waste Market will be Canada’s first zero-packaging supermarket, and is set to open a permanent location in Vancouver, BC by the end of this year. Story via


Ten Steps to a Smaller Footprint

Changes in your daily habits can significantly reduce your carbon footprint. Here are some simple but effective tips to reduce your waste generation!

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