!July 1st Hours Update!

We will be closed on Monday, July 1st for Canada Day & we will open again on Tuesday.

Signage will be posted on the doors of the depot as well.

Thank you for your patience & understanding as we have been troubleshooting our website.

We will be CLOSED over the holidays from Sunday, Dec 24th until we reopen the depot on Tuesday, January 2nd.
Stay safe & enjoy the holiday season!

If you're in need of Curbside Recycling Containers, we sell them at our Recycling Depot!

  • Green "Food Waste" Bins - $30.00
  • Blue Recycling Bin - $20.00
  • Kitchen Catcher - $10.00
  • Yellow Bag (for Paper Recycling) - $2.00

Currently, we are CASH ONLY for these purchases, so please do your best to bring exact change.

We will make an announcement once electronic payment options become available, thank you for your patience!

Recycling has always been an important aspect of maintaining a sustainable environment. It helps conserve natural resources, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and helps to reduce the amount of waste that goes into landfills. In Northern British Columbia, recycling is of even greater importance due to the vast and remote nature of the region. With limited access to waste management facilities and a growing population, residents of Northern BC must adopt recycling as a way of life.

One of the main reasons to recycle in Northern BC is to conserve natural resources. By recycling materials such as paper, plastic, and metal, we can reduce the demand for new resources, thus conserving them for future generations. Recycling also saves energy as it takes less energy to recycle a material than to extract, produce and transport a new one. This results in reduced greenhouse gas emissions and helps to combat climate change.

Another reason recycling is essential in Northern BC is the limited access to waste management facilities. With vast distances between communities and limited road networks, it can be challenging to transport waste to centralized waste management facilities. This leads to the buildup of waste in landfills, which can harm the environment and impact human health. Recycling can help to reduce the amount of waste that goes into landfills and minimize its impact on the environment.

The population of Northern BC is growing, and with this growth comes an increase in waste generation. It is estimated that the average person generates about 4.5 pounds of waste per day. With a growing population, the amount of waste generated will only continue to increase, making it more important than ever to adopt recycling as a way of life. By recycling, residents of Northern BC can help to reduce the amount of waste generated and keep their communities clean and healthy.

Recycling in Northern BC also provides economic benefits. The recycling industry generates jobs and contributes to the local economy by providing materials for new products and reducing the need for new resources. In addition, recycling can save money on waste management costs as it costs less to recycle materials than to dispose of them in landfills.

In conclusion, recycling is essential in Northern BC for a variety of reasons, including the conservation of natural resources, limited access to waste management facilities, growing population, and economic benefits. Residents of Northern BC can play a crucial role in promoting a sustainable environment by adopting recycling as a way of life. By reducing waste, conserving resources and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, Northern BC can help to build a more sustainable future for generations to come.

In order to promote recycling, Northern BC communities can implement recycling programs and educate residents on the benefits of recycling. By working together, Northern BC residents can create a cleaner, healthier, and more sustainable environment for themselves and future generations. So, let's all do our part and start recycling today!

KUTE has an exciting career opportunity for a floor manager. This is a union position. The ideal candidate will have their WHMIS, Forklift Operator Ticket and First Aid. We will support the ideal candidate in acquiring these certifications. More about the position and how to apply can be read here.

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