Fact Sheets

Check out RCBC's Fact Sheets on a wide range of topics!


Construction, renovation and demolition (CRD) materials comprise over 20% of the waste generated in Metro Vancouver. Check out our directory for reuse and recycling options, plus current rebate programs that help you save money and energy!

RCBC Organics Management

Compostable organics make up a huge percentage of municipal solid waste. Here are some tips for turning food scraps into a valuable commodity. 

RCBC Just the Facts Recycling

A refreshed infographic series exploring the fate of commonly recycled materials. 

RCBC Zero Waste Profiles

Profiles on companies and organizations striving towards the goal of zero waste.

  • Sea to Sky Removal - On a pioneering mission to change how the construction industry thinks about and handles its waste streams.
  • Green Coast Rubbish - An award-winning waste removal service that emphasizes the recycling and reuse potential for all their jobs. (Updated in 2018 with the latest stats!)
  • London Drugs - Lowering their environmental impact across 80 stores through 10 years of their GREEN DEAL Recycling Program.
  • Bridge Brewing - Striving to become a zero-waste brewery since 2012.
  • Uproot Now - A social enterprise tackling wood waste through entrepreneurship, engagement and empowerment.
  • Cork-It! - Using the ordinary stopper to evoke conversation and innovation.
  • Zero Waste Market - This 100% packaging-free store looks to tackle plastic pollution and food waste.

Toxic Toolkit Series Banner

A series around identifying, disposing and finding alternatives to common household hazardous waste.