Do Your Part Recycling accepting MMBC materials in Terrace

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vancouver, April 1, 2015—Starting today, Terrace and area residents can take their packaging and printed paper recyclables to Do Your Part Recycling, without charge, as it joins the Multi-Material BC (MMBC) network of nearly 200 depots. Do Your Part Recycling, located at 3220 River Drive in Terrace, accepts all materials in MMBC’s …

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Multi-Material BC Assumes Responsibility for Household Recycling in City of Langley

Vancouver, January 2, 2015—Starting today, curbside and multi-family recycling collection in City of Langley will be managed directly by Multi-Material BC (MMBC) on behalf of businesses that supply packaging and printed paper to residents. MMBC, through its collector Emterra Environmental, will collect those materials for recycling from single-family and multi-family households in the City of …

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Multi-Material BC Assumes Responsibility for Curbside Recycling in Revelstoke

Vancouver, January 2, 2015—As of January 1, curbside recycling in Revelstoke is managed directly by Multi-Material BC (MMBC) on behalf of businesses that supply packaging and printed paper to residents. MMBC, through Bresco Industries, will collect those materials for recycling from single-family households in Revelstoke. MMBC is a BC-based non-profit organization that officially assumed responsibility …

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Voluntary Steward Agreement

National Voluntary Steward Policy Download the Voluntary Steward Agreement In our efforts to bring further harmonization to packaging and printed paper stewardship programs, CSSA has developed a single Voluntary Steward Policy and approval process for its family of packaging and printed paper programs. Background What is a voluntary steward? A voluntary steward is a non-resident …

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What Does Non-Profit Really Mean?

Multi-Material BC (MMBC) is registered as a non-profit organization under BC’s Society Act, which specifically prohibits non-profit organizations from “carrying on a business, trade, industry or profession for profit or gain”. This means that for us to maintain our status as a non-profit organization, MMBC cannot—and does not—operate with the intention of making a profit. …

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Industry-financed curbside recycling program launches in University Endowment Lands

Vancouver, September 1, 2014—Starting today, University Endowment Lands residents will receive curbside recycling collection of packaging and printed paper, many for the first time. The program, managed by Multi-Material BC (MMBC) on behalf of businesses that supply packaging and printed paper to residents, will collect those materials for recycling from approximately 450 residences in University …

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Residents can recycle more through curbside recycling

Residents can recycle more through curbside recycling Vancouver, July 2, 2014—Starting today, Coquitlam residents can add more materials to their curbside recycling, including milk cartons, plant pots, aluminum foil packaging, aerosol containers, and plastic and paper take-out drink cups The addition of these materials is part of a larger transition underway through Multi-Material BC (MMBC)’s …

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Enhanced Recycling Services Begin Roll Out Accross BC, Funded by Industry

Non-profit Multi-Material BC to ensure 1.25 million residents can recycle more than ever before VANCOUVER, May 19, 2014 /CNW/ – Starting this week, Multi-Material BC (MMBC), a BC-based non-profit, officially assumed responsibility for financing and delivering recycling services for packaging and printed paper across the province.  MMBC is responding on behalf of more than 900 …

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The Facts About MMBC

With the May 19th launch of the MMBC program close approaching, there has been some recent media coverage that hasn’t provided the full picture in terms of how the new recycling system will work. To help clear up any misunderstanding that may surround the new industry-funded program, we’ve provided some further context and clarification to …

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