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Gamers, Take it to the Next Level and Recycle!

    Video games, like other electronics, can create large amount of e-waste. Just take a look around your house right now and you’re likely to see an electronic graveyard. We tend to only think big things like computers, TVs or cell phones as e-waste, but video games also contribute to the landfills. So before […]

Zero Waste International Alliance Conference

    Last week Happy Stan’s Recycling was one of 4 organizations representing Canada at the Zero Waste International Alliance Conference in Berkley, California. This exciting event brought together green leaders moving towards the same vision: a Zero Waste Economy.                 Can you spot Jamie? Fourth from the […]

Earth Hour: Join the Global Community

      Saturday, March 23rd, the world will turn their lights off at 8:30pm for the single largest symbolic mass participation event in the world: Earth Hour. The goal? Take action towards climate change.     There are now 7, 001 cities and towns across 152 countries that switch off lights for an hour […]

Green Business: High 5 to the Hyatt!

                        Hats off to the Hyatt Regency Vancouver! Over a five-day period, we collected over 1,500 pounds of e-waste from their employees.  We also provided an information booth for management and staff to ask questions about recycling.      Every step companies take towards […]

Green Love

    With Valentine’s day just a couple of days away, it’s time to spoil that special someone in your life with the usual suspects: chocolates, candy, roses and cards. But while Cupid is busy matchmaking, our Earth is taking the hit from his arrow. Just take a look at how much it cost our […]

Happy Data Privacy Day!

      Yep, we can really say there is a day for everything. Though it may seem like a strange thing to dedicate an entire day to, the importance of privacy and keeping your records confidential is a lot more serious than we think. Data Privacy Day raises awareness about the impact technology is […]

Newly formed Zero Waste Canada joins international call for an end to waste

     

Port Coquitlam Rallies Together to Raise Funds for the Burn Unit

    If you saw Jamie Kaminski in the Tricity News on Friday, you’ll have known of the amazing fundraiser that took place this past weekend on the #1 Fire Hall in Port Coquitlam.                   HSR Services, Foam Only, and the POCO fire department collected Styrofoam, light […]

POCO Fire Fighters Partner Up with HSR and Foam Only to Give Back

      Didn”t quite get around to cleaning-up holiday debris?               Perfect! Procrastination has finally reaped its rewards, as this weekend you can drop off your Christmas lights, strands, and Styrofoam and give back! Port Coquitlam fire fighters, online slots HSR Services, and Foam Only will be collecting […]

Rockin’ It Out for Charity

          This past weekend, our General Manager Jamie Kaminski rocked it out at the Christmas Climbing Marathon and Fundraiser, climbing 60 routes or 2,700 feet. Put on by the Vancouver Rock Climbing Group and Cliffhanger Coquitlam, proceeds from the event go towards Habitat for Humanity of Greater Vancouver, whose mission is […]

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