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Mar 20172

Ready to Report Webinar Materials Available


The annual reporting webinar was held on March 1, 2017. Webinar topics included: What’s new in the Guidebook and sector Tip Sheets Using updated Steward Lists to identify resident and voluntary stewards for each program Material category and sector-specific reporting tips Collecting and submitting data for the WeRecycle Portal Below are the materials from the webinar: Webinar Presentation Watch the...Read More...

Mar 20171

Save the Date: MMBC Consultation – November 15 & 16, 2017


Multi-Material BC (MMBC) will be engaging stakeholders in a consultation process on the MMBC program. We’re excited to announce that the consultation event will take place on November 15 and 16, 2017 at the Anvil Centre in New Westminster.  Your feedback is extremely valuable and will assist us in improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the MMBC program. In order...Read More...

Feb 201720

Chilliwack Bottle Depot Now Accepting Packaging and Printed Paper


Residents in Chilliwack are now able to take their packaging and printed paper recyclables to Chilliwack Bottle Depot, without charge, as it joins the Multi-Material BC (MMBC) network of more than 200 depots. This depot provides an additional location to drop off glass and plastic bags as Chilliwack joins the MMBC program for curbside collection. Chilliwack Bottle Depot, located at...Read More...

Feb 20177

Queensborough Landing Return-It Depot Expands Accepted Materials


Depot joins Multi-Material BC program to accept Packaging and Printed Paper Residents in New Westminster are now able to take their packaging and printed paper recyclables to Queensborough Landing Return-It, without charge, as it joins the Multi-Material BC (MMBC) network of more than 200 depots. Queensborough Landing Return-It, located at Unit A – 409 Boyne Street in New Westminster, accepts...Read More...

Feb 20171

MMBC welcomes four new communities to its residential recycling program


Kamloops, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission will join 151 other communities in province-wide packaging and printed paper recycling collection program Multi-Material BC (MMBC) announced that four new communities – Kamloops, Abbotsford, Chilliwack and Mission – will be joining its residential recycling program in 2017. These local governments have been on a waitlist to join the program. “We are very pleased to welcome...Read More...

Jan 201724

Ready to Report: Register for March 1st Steward Webinar


CSSA’s annual reporting webinar on Wednesday, March 1 will help stewards be Ready to Report for 2017. The webinar is useful for those who are new to reporting or just interested in refreshing their knowledge. Along with program updates, it provides an overview of the reporting process, best practices and other information that will make it easier for stewards to...Read More...

Jan 201716

MMBC expansion of flat-fee categories simplifies steward reporting


Multi-Material BC has introduced new flat-fee categories for stewards supplying between 5,000 and 15,000 kg of material to the residential market annually. The categories provide more stewards with increased reporting efficiency and can be used for 2017 reporting that will inform 2018 invoices. Online Assessment Tool The Online Assessment Tool makes it simple for businesses to determine if they are...Read More...

Dec 201622

MMBC Society Inc. Transfers its Rights and Obligations to MMBC Recycling Inc.


Effective January 1, 2017 Multi-Material BC Society Inc. (MMBC) will transfer its rights and obligations to the newly incorporated MMBC Recycling Inc. (MMBC), a non-profit incorporated under the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act. This change was made with the approval of the BC government. Click here to read the steward announcement. Click here to read the service provider announcement....Read More...

Oct 201627

Materials & Feedback Request from the 2016 Annual Steward Meeting


Thank you to those of you who joined us at the 2016 Annual Steward Meeting! We hope you found the meeting informative and useful. Below are the materials from the meeting. Consultation Periods We invite you to submit feedback on the contents and information provided to you before and during the meeting (for example, information within the pre-read, during the...Read More...

Oct 201618

Pre-read for the 2016 Annual Steward Meeting Now Available


The 2016 Annual Steward Meeting (ASM) will be taking place on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. If you have not registered, you can do so here. The pre-read document is now available for you to review program information in advance of the meeting. Agenda Highlights: 2017 Budgets and Fees: Program Directors will review performance highlights and guide you through next year’s...Read More...