Archives for December 2011

Post Holiday Waste Recycling

Happy Holidays!!
After the Holidays where to recycle all of the Holiday trimmings?
Wrapping paper, cards and boxes that are 100 percent paper can be recycled in curbside bins. Do not put foil, plastic coating and glitter into recycle bins. Plastic bottles, jars, tubs and buckets are the only plastics that you can recycle at home.
Christmas Trees … Read More.

Urban Salvage and High Tech Trash

Story/photos by Katie Cordrey
IMS Electronics Recycling has been housed in a Port of Vancouver-owned building since 2007 and is home to an impressive operation that keeps countless tons of toxic and noxious materials from landfills and out of the hands of less conscientious recyclers.
According to IMS’ Regional Business Development Representative, Jim Powers, e-waste comes from … Read More.