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Recycle BC is pleased to continue to provide funding to local environmental organizations that work to promote waste reduction and recycling goals in their communities. Recycle BC’s partnership commitment includes providing supporting information, education materials, and grant money to be applied towards the promotion of residential packaging and paper recycling, and ongoing resident outreach and education about what materials are accepted in Recycle BC’s program.

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Abbotsford Mission Recycling Program (AMRP)

Abbotsford/Mission

Abbotsford Mission Recycling Program (AMRP) provides recycling services for the City of Abbotsford and District of Mission. The Recycling Program is a part of Archway (formally known as Abbotsford Community Services) and began in the early 70’s as one of the first recycling programs in the province of British Columbia. It started as a program to provide meaningful employment for the traditionally hard to employ and continues to advocate for this today.

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Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society

Williams Lake

Incorporated as the Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society in 1996, the CCCS mission is to work within the community, with the community, to maintain and enhance the health of the environment as the basis of a strong economy and vital society. They provide community outreach, including school programs, to educate residents about recycling best practices and recycling awareness.

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Potato House Project
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Master Recycler Vancouver

Vancouver Lower Mainland

The Master Recycler program helps residents reduce their waste through training individuals to become responsible citizens in a circular economy. The Master Recycler program consists of an eight-week course features experts from the waste reduction sector as well as on-site training and education at local waste processing and recycling facilities. Following the course, participants do community outreach to educate residents on recycling and waste reduction.

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North Shore Black Bear Society

North Vancouver

The North Shore Black Bear Society is a non-profit organization and works in partnership with local and regional governments, and other groups involved with black bears and bear attractant issues, including the proper sorting and set-out of recycling. Their education program is delivered by staff and dedicated volunteers across the North Shore.

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Recycling and Environmental Action Planning Society

Prince George

The Recycling and Environmental Action Planning Society (REAPS) in Prince George offers various forms of community outreach and public awareness, including programs in schools, garden workshops, and other educational initiatives, where people can learn about composting, recycling, vermicomposting, organic gardening and many other environmental issues.

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Ridge Meadows Recycling Society

Maple Ridge

Working in partnership with the City of Maple Ridge, the Ridge Meadows Recycling Society is a non-profit organization providing recycling and environmental services to residents, including curbside collection and operating the Maple Ridge Recycling Depot. They support resident education with promotion and education materials, and staff attendance at local events.

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Shuswap Food Action Society

Salmon Arm

Shuswap Food Action is a grassroots co-operative that is dedicated to raising awareness around food security issues in the Shuswap and addressing them with action projects. They support the local farmer’s market, and resident recycling awareness and education.

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Squamish Climate Action Network (Squamish CAN)

Squamish

The Squamish Climate Action Network (Squamish CAN) is a registered non-profit society that strives to educate, support, and empower the community of Squamish by developing, promoting, and implementing sustainable strategies to mitigate and adapt to climate change at the local community level, including curbside recycling audits and recycling education.

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