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Recycling Services.

Smithrite Recycling Services

Suffering from recycling confusion?

In the constantly evolving field of recycling, it’s important that our customers are provided service that meets their sustainability objectives while looking out for the bottom line. Smithrite’s recycling service is designed to do just that.

We work closely with our customers to understand exactly what they wish to do with recyclables and then we put together a program that works for them. We can recycle anything from paper and cardboard to electronic waste and expired food items and packaging. Once we now what you need, we can come up with the solution!

We offer the following for recycling:

  • Paper recycling.
  • Deposit and non deposit glass, plastic and metal recycling.
  • Confidential paper shredding.
  • Electronics, or E-Waste recycling.

For more information, please call us at 604-529-4030.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What types of plastic materials can be recycled?

Plastics with the numbers 1, 2, 4, & 5 can be placed in our recycling containers (see below for recycling codes and examples). If you have questions about other plastics or recyclables please feel free to contact our office.

These codes are usually found on the bottom of plastic products.

After Smithrite picks up your recyclable materials, where does it go?

Smithrite works with a number of local recycling processor to ensure all collected material is recycled in an appropriate manner. We have built solid relationships over many years.

What happens to the E-Waste Smithrite collects?

Smithrite is an authorized collector for the Electronics Producers Recycling Association of British Columbia (EPRABC). The material we collected is sorted, placed on pallets and then shipped to approved recycling processors within Canada and the United States. The recycling processors then dismantle the E-Waste and ship off the separated materials for further processing.

Does Smithrite offer beverage container collection?

Yes, Smithrite offers customized beverage container recycling program for our customers. We can provide recycling carts or cages to match the needs of our customers. Please contact our customer representative team at 604-529-4030 for more information.

Does Smithrite collect plastic films and shrink wrap?

Yes, Smithrite can provide collection for plastic film and shrink wrap. Please contact our customer representative team at 604-529-4030 for more information.

I have material that I believe is recyclable but am not sure?

Please contact our customer representative team at 604-529-4030 and they will gladly answer you recycling questions.

What sizes of recycling carts does Smithrite offer?

Please contact our customer representative team at 604-529-4030 and they will gladly answer you recycling questions.

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