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Urban Impact supports the Covenant House Vancouver

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We believe that no child should be homeless. Urban Impact is donating the proceeds of the July Shred Days to Covenant House.

Homeless, lost and afraid, more than 1,500 street–involved youth come to Covenant House Vancouver each year to find sanctuary and a brighter future.

The full proceeds of the Richmond Plant August Shred Days scheduled August 5 and 19th will also be donated to Covenant House.  Help us raise some money for this very worthy cause in our community.

Urban Impact Raises Money for the Red Cross – Nepal Relief

We are pleased to announce, that the proceeds of the May Shred Days amounted to $1950. This money, in its entirety will be donated the to Red Cross – Nepal relief on behalf of Urban Impact employees!

Thank you to all who help us give back to the community and in this case world we live in!

A Hero Among Us

IMG_2656 (1)Jeff Farmer, one of our drivers who was doing his route a day early, came across this scene. The car was on fire. He put it out with 213’s extinguisher. The driver apparently ran away. But, Jeff heard some groaning from the passenger side. He pulled the passenger out the window. I think he did the good deed of the day….

Nicole was featured in Maclean’s Blog!

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Nicole was featured in this great blog article about the nature of the recycling K-Cups. Thanks to Macleans for featuring us!

Calgary Sees Future of Mandatory Recycling in Condos & Apartments

Calgary Plans for Mandatory Recycling in Condos & Apartments

Calgary is planning to implement recycling services for condominium and apartment units in the next couple of years.

Spencer Kennedy, with Urban Impact Recycling, expects the company will grow given the role the city is giving private haulers.

“This could be a huge benefit not just for Calgarians but for the private sector and I think as far as keeping recyclable materials out of landfills, this is a crucial step,” he said.

Read the full story here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/mandatory-recycling-program-planned-for-calgary-condos-apartments-1.2516521

Photo Source: CBC.