Metro Vancouver - Reusing & Recycling Database. This page allows you to enter your address and find information on where to take used items you no longer need.
The Recycling Council of BC site can also assist you with determing if items are recyclable and where to take them.
Bring your beverage containers and old electronics to the Encorp Return-It depot in Pitt Meadows! Encorp Pacific (Canada) is a federally incorporated, not-for-profit, product stewardship corporation. They develop, manage and improve systems to recover used packaging and end-of-life products from consumers and ensure that they are properly recycled and not land-filled or incinerated. The Pitt Meadows location at 19090 Lougheed Highway (near Meadowvale Mall) accepts beverage containers and end-of-life electronics. They also offer pick up services. Visit their website for more information.
Wood Stove Exchange Program: The FVRD will give eligible residents a $250 rebate if they exchange their old non-EPA approved wood-burning appliance for a new (EPA-approved) appliance. This offer is on a first come first save basis and there are limited quantities left so please visit their site for more information.
The Canadian Electrical Stewardship Association (CESA) launched a Small Appliance Recycling Program in BC.
Good news for municipalities and large contractors looking for a disposal alternative for clean offcuts or extra leftover pipe: Blue Plastics Recycling in Langley is now accepting clean PVC pipe for recycling in addition totheir HDPE and ABS pipe programs.
For paint, flammable liquids, pesticides, waste gasoline and fluorescent light bulb and tube (residential use) visit the Product Care web site for more info.