Recycle B.C. asks people to keep glass bottles, foam packaging at home for now

Recycle B.C. is asking people across the province to hold on to some of their recycling, due to challenges transporting the materials to their end destination over roadways that have been damaged by floods. 

The B.C. non-profit responsible for the recycling of residential garbage says, as of this week, it has suspended collection of non-deposit glass bottles and jars, as well as Styrofoam packaging from its depots. It is also suspending collection of all glass bottles and jars from curbside and multi-family collection facilities.

Recycle B.C. has 36 receiving facilities for recyclable materials located across the province, but has only two key material recovery facilities — located in Richmond and New Westminster — the destinations for most

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