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WHAT’S HAPPENING

As we wait for a decision from the Ministry of Environment (MOE) on the Packaging and Printed Paper (PPP) Stewardship Plan, stakeholders have been asking What’s happening? and What happens next? What’s happening? Multi-Material British Columbia (MMBC) continues to dialogue with local government staff, committees, councils and boards as well as private companies and not-for-profit …

New MMBC Website Launches Soon

Within a few days, visitors to the Multi-Material British Columbia (MMBC) website will be greeted with an entirely new look. The new website graphic design and layout will be different but you will get there the same way you always have,www.multimaterialbc.ca, and you will find the information about MMBC organized for easy access. The major sectors …

NEW WEBSITE WITH NEW LOOK COMING WITHIN THE NEXT WEEK

Within the next week, Multi-Material British Columbia (MMBC) will transition to a new website with a completely new look. Though you’ll get there exactly the way you always have, www.multimaterialbc.ca, you’ll find that the way you navigate around the website has been changed to be ready for implementation of the Packaging and Printed Paper (PPP) …

MEASURING PROGRAM PERFORMANCE

Local governments track the quantity of packaging and printed paper (PPP) they collect from their residents in order to track progress towards their waste diversion goals and the objectives set out in regional solid waste management plans. Local governments often also track their progress by sampling the garbage stream to identify the quantity of the …

HIGHLIGHTS OF SURVEY OF MULTI-FAMILY BUILDING MANAGERS

In order to understand the current state of recycling services in multi-family buildings (e.g. apartments and condominiums), Multi-Material British Columbia (MMBC), working in co-operation with the BC Apartment Owners & Managers Association, the BC Non Profit Housing Association and the Professional Association of Managing Agents, distributed surveys to approximately 2,500 owners and operators of multi-family …

UPDATING THE PACKAGING AND PRINTED PAPER STEWARDSHIP PLAN

Multi-Material British Columbia (MMBC) submitted a Packaging and Printed Paper (PPP) Stewardship Plan to the Ministry of Environment (MOE) on November 19, 2012, as required by the Recycling Regulation.  MMBC continued to receive comments on the PPP Stewardship Plan until December 14, 2012. MMBC has updated the November 19, 2012 PPP Stewardship Plan to clarify aspects that …

BC Businesses Must Take Action Now to Comply with BC’s Recycling Regulation!

BC Businesses Must Take Action Now to Comply with BC’s Recycling Regulation Important Reminder Your business received previous notice(s) advising that the BC Recycling Regulation required businesses that supply packaged goods or printed-paper in BC were required to file their own stewardship plans for these materials or join an organization that had developed a stewardship …

Meeting Reminder for Info Session for BC Businesses

Learn More About the BC Recycling Regulation and how it Impacts Your Business As indicated in an earlier notice, MMBC is hosting information sessions, one on Tuesday, March 5 in Vancouver and another on Thursday, March 7 in Toronto. These meetings will provide important information about how the recent changes to the BC Recycling Regulation may affect …

A list of registered stewards was published and will be updated weekly

MMBC Member List Available by Request The list of MMBC members is only made available to current members who are in good standing (i.e. those who have signed a membership agreement and submitted a report). This list includes all resident members and voluntary members reporting for BC in 2014. To request a list, email stewards@multimaterialbc.ca …

REMINDER ABOUT SUBMISSION DATES

On January 18, 2013, Multi-Material British Columbia (MMBC) released a request for expressions of interest (REOI) for post-collection services.  MMBC is seeking to understand, through responses to the REOI, the capability and capacity of the available post-collection services.  MMBC will consider the information provided in the responses when preparing a request for proposals to provide …

MMBC invites you to attend an Information Session for BC Businesses

Multi-Material British Columbia (MMBC) invites you to attend an Information Session for BC Businesses Learn More About the BC Recycling Regulation and how it Impacts Your Business As a business that sells products with packaging and/or printed paper (PPP) to residents in the Province of British Columbia, recent changes to the BC Recycling Regulation may …