NOTICE: Expansion of free recycling services for all Industrial, Commercial and Institutional (ICI) operators. Previously available to residents only, recycling at Town Centre Recycling Depot will soon be opened to the ICI sector for a 3 month feasibility pilot project.
Location: Town Centre Recycling Depot ONLY (Located in parking area between RONA and the MCC Thrift Store).
Look for bins marked COMMERCIAL RECYCLING
Hours: Tuesdays to Saturdays 8:00 am – 5:30 pm.
Pilot Project: February 2nd – April 30th
* Paper * Cardboard * Containers (Metal, Paper, Plastic & Glass)* Plastic Bags & Overwrap * Styrofoam * See recyclinginbc.ca for more details.
* Batteries * Ziplock bags * Cellphones * Small Appliances * Pens * Markers * *Highlighters * Natural cork * Cracker & Cookie Overwrap * Clothing & Accessories * See powellriverrd.bc.ca (under Community Services) for more details.
Sunshine Disposal & Recycling (4484 Franklin Ave) also accept some commercial recycling, including paper, cardboard, and #2 plastic. Commercial metal can be brought to any scrap metal dealer free of charge.
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Friday, January 29th, 3:00 – 4:30 pm (see details)
Newsletter & City Curbside Guide
If you don’t accept ad mail or live inside the City limits you may not have received the Powell River Regional District’s annual newsletter. Check out the solid waste section to review what is happening in our region and where we’re going. Live in the City? Did you receive your new City Curbside Recycling and Garbage pick up schedule? Here’s an electronic copy of the guide which, also contains some recycling tips and a whole slew of recycling resources that are available in Powell River along with information on our recycling depots. A useful guide for everyone not just a curbside collection schedule!
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Expanded recycling at depots!
(PARTICIPATING DEPOTS- LUND, TLA’AMIN, TOWN CENTRE, BLACK POINT)
* CRACKER & COOKIE OVERWRAP PACKAGING – http://www.terracycle.ca (at Town Centre Depot only)
*WINE CORKS (natural not plastic)– www.recork.org
*BATTERIES AND CELLPHONES– www.call2recycle.ca
*PENS, MARKERS, HIGHLIGHTERS– www.terracycle.ca
*ZIPLOCK AND GARBAGE BAGS – Thank you Walmart!
Stay tuned for more added items!
Not sure where to recycle something?
Resource Recovery Centre in Powell River?
We aim to continue making steps towards the creation of a Resource Recovery Centre. “Cleaning up the old waste transfer site and building a new resource recovery centre in Powell River would cost considerably less than throwing everything on a barge to Washington State, where waste is currently sent,” says the Powell River Peak. Read full article here. On opposition to the project is who is to foot the bill? For a recent article with that view check out this article from September.