Free Recycling Workshop


What can be recycled in Powell River? Come to a FREE workshop hosted by members of Let’s Talk Trash to learn about your local recycling options. The workshop takes place at the Community Resource Centre at 4752 Joyce Avenue on Friday, January 28th, 2016, from 3:00 – 4:30 pm.

This informative workshop will demystify items accepted in curbside recycling, at recycling depots and additional items accepted at various local businesses, says Inga-Lisa Burns, of the Let’s Talk Trash team.

Participants will find out where to recycle the following:

  • Recyclables from the Commercial Sector
  • Styrofoam
  • Ziplock Bags
  • Batteries
  • Small Electronics
  • Cork
  • Garbage Bags
  • Drywall
  • Cassettes
  • Books
  • Plastic Containers
  • Lights
  • Smoke Alarms
  • Paint
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Bike Tires

“Please bring in any samples of items you have questions about,” Inga-Lisa said. “There is no need to pre-register for this free event.” For more information, visit the Let’s Talk Trash team’s informative website.


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