Recycling for Business

Businesses can recycle the accepted list of printed paper and packaging items at the Town Centre Depot only.  TC Depot is located in the parking lot between Rona and the thrift stores, Monday through Saturday, 8am to 5:30pm.  This depot also accepts Ziplock bags, garbage bags, batteries, pens/mechanical pencils/highlighters (plastic writing tools), cookie & cracker overwrap packaging and small appliances.

Interested in a pick-up service?

Powell River Recycling Collection Service
Local recycling pick-up contract service.
604.483.7990

Sunshine Disposal and Recycling
Local recycling pick-up contract service and containers.
604.485.0167

Are you a service provider?  Contact us so we can add you to our list!

Greening the workplace

Let’s Talk Trash is available to help ‘green’ up your workplace.  As part of this public education program, our team can be contacted and a meeting arranged to assist in creating or establishing more efficient waste diversion opportunities.  There is no fee attached to this outreach.  

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Providing diversion opportunities for food scraps, food-soiled paper, and yard waste along with recyclables can result in significant cost savings.

For another resource, check out this ‘greening the workplace toolkit‘.

Purchasing policies is also another great way to help guide workplace purchases so that more sustainable products and less packaged options are chosen when available.