The Billy Goat Sucks / by Granville Street

The Billy Goat in action on Granville Street.

The Billy Goat in action on Granville Street.

The Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association, along with Tricom Building Maintenance, have a new "weapon" in their arsenal for taking on the trash on the street. It's called the Billy Goat QV QUIETVAC. It's essentially a powerful outdoor vacuum that will help suck up cigarette butts, coffee cups, food wrappers, and even a syringe.

“It’s much more efficient than what we were using before and I suspect that it’s probably easier for the operator as well,” Charles Gauthier told the ProvinceBut don't let that be an excuse for not doing your part to help keep the streets clean! Help us keep the street clean by using the litter and cigarette disposal containers.