2022 Annual Report Published - Recycle BC

2022 Annual Report Published

On Friday June 30, we published our 2022 Annual Report. Some highlights are below. Please view the full report on our annual report webpage.

2022 Highlights:cover image of Recycle BC 2022 annual report

  • Over 201,169 net tonnes were collected in Recycle BC’s packaging and paper product program resulting in a recovery rate of 86.2%.
  • 95.4% of collected tonnes were managed by recycling.
  • 98% of plastic collected was sent to recycling end markets, and 48% of the plastic packaging supplied to market was collected, including 60% of rigid plastics. A Plastics Progress feature highlights achievements and efforts made for this material.
  • Over 2 million – or 99.3% – of BC households had access to curbside, multi-family and/or depot services.
  • 194 communities had access to curbside and/or multi-family recycling services, with 11 additional communities being onboarded in 2022.
  • Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with province-wide recycling activities declined by 11% primarily due to a reduction in marine shipments from a reduction in paper sent to overseas end markets.

View our full Annual Report. 

View our Plastic Recycling in BC feature.