Every day, thousands of pounds of edible fruits and vegetables go to the landfill.
There are ways to reduce our likelihood of creating food waste, but sometimes our backyard bounty is too much even for those most diligent at preserving the harvest.
Bears travel extensively in search of food, and it’s normal for them to pass through residential neighbourhoods on the North Shore. The best way to prevent a bear from stopping in your backyard is to manage attractants responsibly – if bears do not find food, they will move on.
Since May 19, 2014, businesses that supply packaging and printed paper to B.C. residents have become responsible for collecting and managing these materials so they can be recycled.
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Multi-Material B.C. (MMBC), a non-profit organization working on behalf of these businesses, is working with North Shore Recycling Program and the North Shore municipalities to continue to provide recycling to North Shore residents.
The North Shore Recycling Drop-off Depot, located at 29 Riverside Drive, North Vancouver, now accepts plastic foam packaging, plastic bags and overwrap for recycling.
Your old toilet is worth $50 when you replace it with a new 4.8L or dual-flush model!
The City of North Vancouver, District of North Vancouver and District of West Vancouver have teamed up with the North Shore Recycling Program to deliver a toilet rebate replacement program that puts water conservation to work - right in your home. Get your rebate today!
Registration is now open for our Spring GardenSmart Workshop Series. Visit eventbrite.ca to view descriptions and to register.