Urban Impact is proud to partner with a number of organizations to help them to host Shred Days in the community.We recently partnered with Vancity's Mission Community Branch. Urban Impact provided our onsite shred truck and a shred driver to help Vancity raise funds for SARA for Women Society.Read More
The Three R’s of Recycling ExplainedWhile the origin of the phrase “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” or (“3 R’s”) is unknown, some think its origin was in the mid 1970’s when the US Resource and Recovery Act was passed. The 3 R’s are frequently used and are certainly the cornerstone of many municipal and commercial recycling program communications strategies. The 3 R’s are simple, well established, recognizable and are easily recalled- a great ingredient to positive communication and a good cornerstone to marketing efforts.Read More
Urban Impact’s End Markets commentary essentially began this time last year. One year ago, there was active information being circulated in the recycling industry on upcoming changes to end markets in China. Discussion about the changes or proposed new stringent quality standards seemed impossible. There were more questions than answers, and it seemed that the information being provided to suppliers was changing every day. Without definitive requirements on end market specifications the processing industry coulRead More
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) publishes an update each year on recycling rates in the United State. The EPA’s report usually lags by two years; however, the report nevertheless is an interesting review about how recycling diversion rates are progressing in the US. 2015 recycling rate in the US were 34.7% versus 36.5% in 2014. Read More
The mainstream media continues to cover a wide variety of issues that have arisen as a result of the significant changes to end markets in China specifically. Urban Impact has a variety of articles on file and blog posts at www.urbanimpact.com/blog relating to the changes as a result of the China policy and regulations. If you are interested in supporting news articles, please let us know and we would be pleased to forward them to you.Read More
How can we help you today?
Learn more, arrange a pick-up or get more details on our services. Our friendly team is waiting to get back to you.
Call Toll Free 604-273-0089
If you prefer to email us with details,
here’s a handy form.