Recycling & Garbage


  • AlarmRecycle
    Product Stewardship for smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms.
  • British Columbia Used Oil Management Association (BCUOMA)
    Product stewardship for antifreeze, used lubricating oil, filters and containers. 
  • British Columbia Ministry of Environment
    This site has information on a number of provincial programs, including those that address tire, paint and oil recycling and the handling of special wastes.
    • Provincial Product Stewardship 
      Information on British Columbia's Industry-Led Product Stewardship programs require producers of designated products to take Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for the life cycle management of their products, including collection and recycling.
  • Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA)
    Information on issues of plastic manufacturing in Canada, reuse of plastics, plastics recycling, health, industry safety and the environment.  
  • Call2Recycle
    Product stewardship for batteries and mobile phones.
  • Composting Council of Canada
    Composting Council of Canada is a national non-profit organization that serves as the central resource and network for composting industry in Canada.
  • Ecowaste Industries Ltd.
    Ecowaste operates a commercial landfill and recycling operation in Richmond.

Encorp Pacific Inc.
Encorp is one of the operators of B.C.'s beverage container deposit program and electronics products.