The holidays are a time for celebrating, and there is often additional packaging and paper that comes along with the festivities! Be sure to properly recycling your holiday packaging and paper, and if you aren’t sure if a material can be included in your curbside, multi-family recycling you can search ‘what can I recycle’ at the top of this page or view our quick reference guide below!

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Yes, recycle in curbside, multi-family or depot collection:

 

Paper Gift Wrap

Recycle!

Place in your curbside or multi-family paper recycling.

 

 

 

 

Cartons

Recycle!

Place in your curbside or multi-family container recycling.

 

 

 

 

Cups

Recycle!

Place in your curbside or multi-family container recycling.

 

 

 

 

Paper Bags

Recycle!

Place in your curbside or multi-family paper recycling.

 

 

 

 

Foil Trays and Wrap

Recycle!

Place in your curbside or multi-family container recycling.

 

 

 

 

Metal Tins

Recycle!

Place in your curbside or multi-family container recycling.

 

 

 

 

Plastic Trays

Recycle!

Place in your curbside or multi-family container recycling.

 

 

 

 

Greeting Cards

Recycle!

Place in your curbside or multi-family paper recycling.

 

 

 

 

Cardboard Boxes

Recycle!

Place in your curbside or multi-family paper recycling.

 

 

 

 

Return the following items to Recycle BC depots or London Drugs:

Plastic Envelopes, Bubble Wrap

Depot

Return to a Recycle BC depot or London Drugs with Other Flexible Plastic Packaging. Includes plastic envelopes, bubble wrap, and air packets for shipping.

 

Plastic Candy Wrappers

Depot

Return to a Recycle BC depot or London Drugs with Other Flexible Plastic Packaging.

 

 

 

Plastic Net Bags

Depot

Return to a Recycle BC depot or London Drugs with Other Flexible Plastic Packaging.

 

 

 

Stand-up and Zipper Lock Pouch

Depot

Return to a Recycle BC depot or London Drugs with Other Flexible Plastic Packaging.

 

 

 

Deli Packaging

Depot

Return to a Recycle BC depot or London Drugs with Other Flexible Plastic Packaging.

 

 

 

Plastic Bags and Overwrap

Depot

Return to a Recycle BC depot or London Drugs with Other Flexible Plastic Packaging.

 

 

 

Foam Packaging

Depot

Return to a Recycle BC depot or London Drugs with Other Flexible Plastic Packaging.

 

 

 

 

No, not accepted for recycling with Recycle BC:

 

Foil Gift Wrap

Not Accepted

Reuse or put in the garbage.

 

 

 

 

String Lights

Not Accepted

Donate or contact Recycling Council of BC (www.rcbc.ca) for options.

 

 

 

Toys

Not Accepted

Donate or contact Recycling Council of BC (RCBC.ca) for recycling options.

 

 

 

Ribbon and Bows

Not Accepted

Reuse or put in the garbage.

 

 

 

 

Electronics

Not Accepted

Donate or contact Recycling Council of BC (www.rcbc.ca) for options.

 

 

 

Batteries

Not Accepted

Donate or contact Recycling Council of BC (www.rcbc.ca) for options.

 

 

 

Food/Organics

Not Accepted

Put in compost or green bin. Contact your local government for guidelines.

 

 

 

Don’t see what you are looking for? Search any item below! Enjoy the season.

RECYCLE BC ACCEPTED MATERIALS