Residential Curbside Recycling
Starting January 1, 2015, Revelstoke will be starting curbside collection of recyclables for Multi-Material British Columbia (MMBC).
Recycling will be picked up on the same day every other week, regardless of holidays.
Please see the following map and calendar for your pickup day or download the Revelstoke Recycling Guide PDF.
Collection questions or need information? Contact Bresco customer service, call (250) 837-6650
What to and not to Recycle:
Paper Packaging containing dry goods when sold
Newspapers, inserts, flyers, catalogues, magazines, telephone books. REMEMBER: Place loose in recycling bag. Remove plastic wraps.
Household paper, paper gift wrap, greeting cards
Boxboard boxes. REMEMBER: Remove liners. Flatten and place in recycling bag.
Moulded boxboard. e.g. egg cartons, beverage carry-out trays
Paper bags with single and multiple paper or plastic layers. e.g. bags for pet food, flour, etc.
Cores from paper towel and toilet tissue
Corrugated cardboard REMEMBER: Remove plastic wrap from cardboard flats. Staples and tape do not need to be removed. If too large for recycling bag, flatten and tie in bundles no larger than 8" thick (20 cm) X 30" wide (78 cm) X 30" tall (78 cm); place between bags.
Shredded paper. REMEMBER: Tie shredded paper firmly in a clear plastic bag (no opaque, coloured or black bags). Add clear plastic bags of shredded paper to clear or blue transparent single-use recycling bag.
Do Not Include:
Plastic bags used to cover newspapers/flyers
Hardcover or paperback books
Paper towels, napkins or tissues
Non-paper gift wrap, e.g. foil, ribbons or bows
Musical greeting cards with batteries
Boxes with wax coatings, e.g., grocery shipping boxes
Bags with a foil layer, boxes with a foil liner
Paper Packaging containing liquids when sold
Paper hot and cold beverage cups
Aseptic boxes and cartons, e.g., soups, sauces; frozen dessertboxes, e.g., ice cream
Metal cans and lids
Empty aerosol cans and caps
Microwavable bowls and cups
Spiral wound paper cans and lids, e.g., frozen juice concentrate
Aluminum foil wrap, aluminum take-out containers
Plastic bottles, jugs and jars with caps and lids
Plastic tubs and lids
Plastic clamshells, e.g., for baked goods, fruit and eggs
Plastic trays and tops e.g fruit trays, cooked chicken
Plastic cold drink cups and lids
Plastic garden plant pots and seedling trays
Plastic pails, less than 25L, e.g., for laundry detergent, pet food, etc.
Empty and rinse containers; labels OK
Remove caps, pumps and lids, place loose in recycling bag
Put metal lids inside cans and squeeze slightly
Return deposit containers for refund
Do Not Include:
Glass or foam containers
Plastic bags and overwrap
Straws, non-paper insulating wraps
Foil-lined cardboard take-out containers and lids
Microwavable bowls with metal rims
Propane tanks or cylinders
Steel or plastic paint cans
Bottles for motor oil, vehicle lubricants, pesticides or antifreeze products
Pails for lubricants and oils
Aerosol cans with any contents remaining
Coat hangers, pots, pans or baking trays
Appliances; hardware or other scrap metal; wiring, metal cords or extension cords
For more information, visit www.csrd.bc.ca or contact Bresco Industries at 250-837-6652.