GIRO will be reinstating the Used-oil service after funding received from RDN to purchase a new double-walled tank

  In July due to an unsatisfactory service, GIRO chose to leave the British Columbia Used-Oil Management Association (BCUOMA). BCUOMA is a stewardship program established in 2004 to administer the collection and proper processing of used-oil and anti-freeze. In the last two years there have been several incidents in BC of used-oil being contaminated with… Continue reading GIRO will be reinstating the Used-oil service after funding received from RDN to purchase a new double-walled tank

GIRO suspending used oil collection until further notice

In 2003 the Stewardship Program BCUOMA (British Columbia Used Oil Management Association) was established as an administrative program to oversee the collection and recycling of Used Oil and Anti-Freeze. Here at GIRO we have been offering a Used Oil collection service for many years with no concerns. However, earlier this year it was brought to… Continue reading GIRO suspending used oil collection until further notice

Boutique de Paris wins top potential business pitch

As part of the ongoing Recycling Program at the Elementary School grade six/seven students were divided into pairs and given the challenge to create a viable, green, sustainable business idea using a commodity that has already had a life/use. They needed to meet the following criteria: At no stage of manufacture, marketing, transportation and sales… Continue reading Boutique de Paris wins top potential business pitch