Sun Coast Recycle Drop Off accepting MMBC materials in Parksville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sun Coast Recycle Drop Off accepting MMBC materials in Parksville Vancouver, December 8, 2015—Starting today, Parksville and area residents can take their packaging and printed paper recyclables to Sun Coast Recycle Drop Off, without charge, as it joins the Multi-Material BC (MMBC) network of more than 200 depots. Sun Coast Recycle Drop …

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Multi-Material BC to take on responsibility for delivery of recycling services in City of Vancouver

On November 17, the City of Vancouver announced that it had made a decision to transition responsibility for recycling collection services to Multi-Material BC (MMBC) for single family curbside residences and multi-family buildings. This decision follows the publication last week of a report to the City’s Standing Committee on City Finance and Services that recommended Council …

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2015 Annual Report

Yesterday, Multi-Material BC (MMBC) released its first annual report, which is a requirement under the Recycling Regulation. The report contains information about the program’s performance in its first 7.5 months of operations (the 2015 report will contain a full year, but since the program launched in mid-May, the 2014 report covers launch to December 31, …

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MMBC exceeds recycling targets in first 7.5 months of operations

For immediate release: MMBC exceeds recycling targets in first 7.5 months of operations More than 116,000 tonnes of packaging and printed paper recovered from BC households in 2014 Vancouver, BC (July 1, 2015) – Multi-Material BC (MMBC), an independent, industry-led and financed non-profit organization created to manage residential packaging and printed paper recycling in British …

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Burns Lake Return-It Recycling Depot accepting MMBC materials

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Burns Lake Return-It Recycling Depot accepting MMBC materials Vancouver, June 2, 2015—Starting today, Burns Lake and area residents can take their packaging and printed paper recyclables to Burns Lake Return-It Recycling Depot, without charge, as it joins the Multi-Material BC (MMBC) network of nearly 200 depots. Burns Lake Return-It Recycling Depot, located …

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Reporting Reminder – Due May 31/June 1, 2015

This message is a reminder of the approaching reporting deadline of May 31, 2015. As May 31 falls on a Sunday, you can submit your report on June 1. You may file and submit your report(s) by logging on to our WeRecycle reporting portal.  If you have already submitted your report(s), please disregard this notice. Has Your …

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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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