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Not blue in B.C.

The City of Kelowna, British Columbia reports that its new curbside recycling program is a success. During the first three months of the program, over 2,000 tonnes of recyclables were collected -- a 3...


The City of Kelowna, British Columbia reports that its new curbside recycling program is a success. During the first three months of the program, over 2,000 tonnes of recyclables were collected — a 37 per cent increase above what was collected via recycling depots last year. The new program requires that residents place an unlimited number of clean recyclables in see-through blue or clear bags on garbage collection day. According to Waste Reduction Coordinator Jan Enns, the city collects more recyclables than ever. Four depots handle extra materials.

Contact Jan Enns, 250-868-525


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