Posts Tagged ‘ recycled ’

The Recycled Orchestra arrive in Metro Vancouver from humble beginnings

May 8, 2014

The Recycled Orchestra, a band whose members are teenagers raised in a slum in Cateura, Paraguay, who make their instruments from trash found in a landfill, is slated to play a series of dates in B.C. this weekend. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Mercury, PCBs to be recycled near Fraser River in Chilliwack

December 5, 2013

A hazardous waste recycling plant on the shores of the Fraser River opposed by environmentalists, wildlife groups and First Nations was unanimously approved by Chilliwack city council Tuesday evening. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Recycled shipping containers now called home for DTES women (with gallery)

August 3, 2013

The only telling signs that a new Downtown Eastside housing project at 502 Alexander Street is unusual are the corrugated steel walls, painted navy blue and burnt orange. The colourful walls are the exterior of 12 recycled shipping containers that form the base structure for the unique three-level, 12-unit development for women. The Province – [...]

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Photos: Recycled shipping containers turned into Vancouver homes

August 2, 2013

Atira Women’s Resource Society opened its recycled shipping container social housing project, August 1, on Vancouver’s Alexander street. The 12 units are Canada’s first homes built from shipping containers. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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New paving system uses recycled plastic

November 16, 2012

Warm-mix system also promises longer pavement life and reduced toxic emissions globeandmail – British Columbia

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