Recycle BC has submitted a new five-year Packaging and Paper Product Extended Producer Responsibility Plan to the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy. Learn more about the revised Program Plan here.


On April 13, 2013, Recycle BC (previously named Multi-Material BC) received a letter from BC’s Ministry of Environment (MOE) approving the April 2013 Packaging and Printed Paper (PPP) Stewardship Plan. Recycle BC’s residential packaging and paper product recycling program, based on the approved Packaging and Printed Paper Stewardship Plan emphasizes:

  • Serving BC
  • Expanding recycling
  • Building our network
  • Focus on residential packaging and paper products

Recycle BC has an approved plan by the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) that fulfills the obligations set out in the Regulation on behalf of its members.


2013 Stewardship Plan

2016 Amended Stewardship Plan

Draft Definition of a Producer

Recycling Regulation – May 23, 2014

Recycling Regulation Schedule 5 – May 23, 2014

Recycling Regulation Guide – April 2012

Environmental Management Act – 2004