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Attention all businesses that use packaging or printed paper in BC: November 5th deadline approaching to appoint agency to fulfill your regulatory obligations

Under the BC Recycling Regulation, all businesses (producers) that introduce packaging or printed paper (PPP) into the BC residential marketplace are required by November 19th to submit a stewardship plan to the Ministry of Environment, or join an agency that has prepared a plan on behalf of producers. To appoint Multi-Material British Columbia (MMBC) as your …

All businesses that use packaging or printed paper in BC – you are required to file a stewardship plan or appoint an agency on your behalf

October 26, 2012 Attention all businesses that use packaging or printed paper (PPP) in BC—you are required, under BC regulation, to file a stewardship plan or appoint an agency to act on your behalf Your legal obligations in BC are changing. Important deadlines are pending.In May 2011, the Government of British Columbia amended its Recycling Regulation …

Draft PPP stewardship plan posted for review and workshop reminder

MMBC Draft Stewardship Plan for Packaging and Printed Paper (PPP) Available Now Stakeholders Invited to Review and Comment Multi-Material British Columbia (MMBC) has posted the Draft Packaging and Printed Paper Stewardship Plan for stakeholder review. Information Documents In addition to the draft stewardship plan, MMBC also has posted: Draft list of recyclable materials that will …

MMBC’s Request for Proposals for Curbside Collection of Packaging and Printed Paper Available

MMBC’s Request for Proposals for Curbside Collection of Packaging and Printed Paper Available Multi-Material British Columbia (MMBC) is requesting proposals to provide curbside collection of packaging and printed paper (PPP) from residents in specific service areas. Details concerning how to acquire the request for proposals (RFP) documents are provided below. MMBC will host a meeting …

MMBC’s Request for Proposals for Post-Collection Services Available

MMBC’s Request for Proposals for Post-Collection Services Available Multi-Material British Columbia (MMBC) is requesting proposals to provide post-collection services for residential PPP collected by MMBC’s collection service providers. Details concerning how to acquire the request for proposals (RFP) documents are provided below. MMBC will host a meeting for those interested in responding to the RFP …

MMBC on Track to Deliver Collection Services in 2014

MMBC on Track to Deliver Collection Services in 2014 Program reaffirms commitment to ongoing dialogue with local governments VANCOUVER, Sept. 19, 2013 /CNW/ – Multi-Material British Columbia (MMBC) today announced that responses from local governments received by the September 16 deadline to its offer of collection incentives represent virtually all BC households currently receiving curbside …

Multi-Material BC to develop small business policy by early 2014; Consultation will determine future registration and reporting requirements

SMALL BUSINESS POLICY MMBC is committed to minimizing the administrative burden on small businesses participating in the packaging and printed paper (PPP) program. We are currently conducting a consultation with business associations to arrive at a reasonable small business policy that is financially fair to all PPP producers while relieving low volume producers of much …

MMBC to Provide Local Governments with Additional Time to Consider Financial Incentive Offer

MMBC to Provide Local Governments with Additional Time to Consider Financial Incentive Offer VANCOUVER, Sept. 13, 2013 /CNW/ – Since release of its collection financial incentives in May 2013, Multi-Material British Columbia (MMBC) has been working closely with local governments, private companies and not-for-profit organizations as each makes its decision about whether to provide collection …

Reminder – September 16 Deadline for Submitting Packaging and Printed Paper Collector Response Forms

September 16 is the last day for local governments, private companies and not-for-profit organizations to submit a response form indicating whether they will accept MMBC’s financial incentives to collect residential packaging and printed paper (PPP) at curbside (in the case of local governments), from multi-family buildings and/or at depots. To accept the collection incentives, complete …

MMBC has Clarified Aspects of Agreement and Statements of Work to Assist Collectors in Responding to Collection Incentives for Residential PPP

MMBC has Clarified Aspects of Agreement and Statements of Work to Assist Collectors in Responding to Collection Incentives for Residential PPP Multi-Material British Columbia (MBBC) has revised four documents that are important to collectors considering if they will accept MMBC’s financial incentives to provide residential packaging and printed paper (PPP) collection services under the PPP …