Solid Waste & Recycling Magazine


GBN reveals nearly 30 BC subcontractors for MMBC network

Green by Nature EPR (GBN) has announced nearly 30 recycling subcontractors that will be part of Multi-Material BC’s (MMBC) residential packaging and printed paper recycling program set to begin May 19, 2014.

The subcontractors, who will serve some 1.25 million BC households, include a mix of non-profits, family businesses, private industry and local governments in each corner of BC.

  • Encorp Pacific (Canada) is a not-for-profit, product stewardship corporation well known for the successful beverage container management system in BC. Encorp depots will continue to service communities throughout the province while Encorp’s extensive transportation infrastructure will assist in the movement of packaging and printed paper material from depots to processing facilities.
  • Carney’s Waste Systems, a family business based in Squamish, has provided waste and recycling services in the Sea to Sky Corridor since 1965. As one of GBN’s subcontractors, Carney’s facility will receive and consolidate packaging and printed paper materials and provide transportation of those materials.
  • Residents in Mount Waddington Regional District will be serviced by the local government, where the Regional District will continue to receive materials and prepare them for processing. Fox’s Disposal Services (Port Hardy), a family business operating in the North Island since 1970, will provide hauling services for the Region.
  • Gold Trail Recycling is located in 100 Mile House and has operated the community’s recycling depot since 1996. In GBN’s network of recyclers, Gold Trail Recycling will now receive more materials at its facility from the curbside collection programs from 100 Mile House and 108 Mile House.

Other subcontractors include: 

Alpine Disposal (Grand Forks and Trail)

Augusta Recyclers (Powell River)

Cascades Recovery (multiple locations)

Central Cariboo Disposal (Williams Lake)

Central Okanagan Regional District

Columbia Shuswap Regional District

Direct Disposal (Sechelt)

Do Your Part Recycling (Terrace)

Emterra Environmental (multiple locations)

FSJ Eco-Depot Recycling (Fort St. John)

Merlin Plastics (multiple locations)

Powell River Regional District

Town of Princeton

Progressive Waste Services (Nanaimo and Penticton)

Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District,

Smithers Recycling Society (Smithers)

Smithrite Disposal (BC Interior)

Southeast Disposal (Cranbrook),

SonBird Recycling (Ucluelet)

Sun Coast Waste Services (Campbell River and Port Alberni)

Urban Impact (New Westminster)

VP Waste (Golden)

Waste Management (Castlegar)