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Faling into Fall

    Though it’s not a phrase we coin too often, we’ll be the first to admit that we’ve had some pretty great weather. And though it seems like the grey clouds and raindrops are jolting us back to reality for at least the next six months, we want to remember all of the hiking, […]

A Waste of E-Waste

    It seems like every week people are anxiously lining-up around the block to obtain the newest iPhone, iPad, or computer. And although you may have purchased yours only a couple of months ago, your current device quickly becomes outdated for the latest and greatest advancement. Needless to say it’s hard to keep up. […]

A Bright Idea!

        Did you know it takes: –> 74% less energy to recycle steel than to manufacture it from raw materials –> 95% less energy to recycle aluminum than to manufacture it from raw materials –> 30% energy to recycle glass than to manufacture it from raw materials With energy saving like this, […]

Lunch Time! Save Money, Calories, and the Planet with our Green Tips

                Like so many of us, you’re busy. Between work, friends, family, exercise, errands, and all of the other things you have to accomplish throughout your day, finding time to pack a lunch that’s healthy, nutritious, and waste-free may seem like an impossible task. However, it’s a lot […]

We got the Weekend Covered…

                    Great news! Happy Stan’s Recycling Services’ Resource Recovery Centre is now open on weekends from 11:00am – 4:00pm. So that means every Saturday and Sunday you can bring the happy folks at HSR your waste to recycle. What does that include?     Batteries   […]

A Zero Waste Economy: The Future of Metro Vancouver?

        A couple of weeks ago HSR Services attended the Zero Waste Conference. This interactive event discussed the crucial impact of design on our waste and our economy.       How can businesses create zero waste solutions? We examined how the following issues can steer this future. Organics Food composting is […]

Cut Your Scrap! Metro Vancouver Composts into a Greener Future

      On a mission to becoming the World’s Greenest City by 2020, Vancouver has taken a new stride in sustainability when they announced food scraps would be included in the weekly recycling program. Since almost 40% of the landfill is made-up of food scraps and other naturally compostable materials, this marks a major […]

A New Idea: Reinventing Yesterday’s Newspaper

     There are a lot more ways to recycle your old newspapers and junk mail than just throwing them in the blue bin. So before you chuck today’s headlines, maybe you should consider reinventing them. Here are some innovative ways to reduce, reuse,and recycle the news:  1. Wrap it up. Replace expensive giftwrap with […]

We Talk Workplace Sustainability at the Polaris Eco Fair

    What’s our favorite way to spend a warm, sunny Thursday afternoon in Vancouver?   Talking sustainability at the Polaris Eco Fair last week!   We were thrilled to meet so many people who are interested in creating a greener and sustainable workplace. From recycling hard drives to junk removal, we answered questions on […]

“Green” Olympics 2012?

“With great power, comes great responsibility”. Well, with big events, comes a big responsibility as well! The long-awaited Summer Olympics 2012 have finally arrived in London. A lot of people have been concerned with the kind of impact a huge scale event like the Olympics would have on the environment—especially the local environment. The London […]

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