DUMPSTER RENTALS BLOG
February 16, 2016
She always wanted to own land, and so Judy Kenzie worked her way from an apartment in Kitsilano to a house on small lot in Strathcona and, finally, to a lush hillside spread in Mission with a can’t-look-away view of Mount Baker.
February 17, 2016
There are calls for more regulation of B.C.’s recycling stewards after several industry-run agencies reported millions in cash reserves. The agencies that run the programs are set up as non-profits and tasked with setting and collect fees, which by law we all have to pay.
February 18, 2016
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February 20, 2016
curated from wastedive Dive Brief: A study conducted by Vancouver, WA on a Wrap Recycling Action Program (WRAP) campaign — which promoted recycling of polyethylene (PE) through consumer education — found that during the campaign, there was a 125% increase of plastic film wrap retrieved through at-store collection/recycling programs; contamination at a local MRFs dropped 75%; … Continue reading WRAP program boosts at-store plastic film, bag collection by 125%
February 21, 2016
People travel to Montreal, Quebec City, Boston, New York and cities in Europe to see historic buildings and neighbourhoods. They will never travel to Vancouver for these things.
February 22, 2016
curated from recyclingtoday A Wrap Recycling Action Program (WRAP) campaign in Vancouver, Washington, helped to more than double collection of plastic film wraps and bags through return-to-retail recycling programs, according to a new study conducted with the city of Vancouver’s Environmental Resources Division. The report also found that plastic bag contamination at a local material recycling … Continue reading WRAP more than doubles at-store collection of plastic film in Washington city
February 25, 2016
curated from theglobeandmail Vancouver got hit by a garbage tsunami last summer, especially downtown. The combination of a tourism boom and an exceptionally hot season created the ideal conditions for litter to proliferate. It did, increasing in volume by almost 20 per cent, officials say. Added to that, a new ban on organics in garbage prompted more people to leave…