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Backlog at Metro Vancouver recyclers follows China’s new green waste policy

May 1, 2013

Metro Vancouver recycling firms are seeing a backlog of recyclable materials, particularly plastics, after China decided it would no longer accept other nations’ dirty plastics or potentially contaminated recovered materials. China’s so-called 10-month Green Fence policy, which came into effect in February, has resulted in stricter scrutiny of foreign containers carrying everything from paper to [...]

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Surrey recycler faces 24 federal charges related to export of hazardous electronic waste

March 25, 2013

A Surrey company, Electronics Recycling Canada, has been charged with 24 federal counts related to the unlawful export of hazardous recyclable material – lead-acid batteries, nick-cadmium batteries, and cathode ray tubes. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Surrey recycling firm charged with exporting hazardous waste

March 25, 2013
Surrey recycling firm charged with exporting hazardous waste

A recycling company in Surrey, B.C., has been charged with exporting hazardous waste overseas for allegedly sending recycled batteries and cathode ray tubes to Macau without a permit. CBC | British Columbia News

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Richmond breathing sour smell of success for Metro Vancouver’s food scraps program

November 22, 2012

It seems like, for the time being at least, Richmond is paying the price for the success of the entire Lower Mainland’s food waste recycling programs. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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