Terms & Conditions

Welcome to the website of the Recycling Council of BC (“RCBC”). Please read the following Terms and Conditions carefully. By accessing our website (the “Site”), you acknowledge and accept the following Terms and Conditions.

Copyrights and Trademarks

RCBC either owns all information and intellectual property on the Site or has obtained the permission of the owner of the information and intellectual property to use it on our Site.  This includes all: (i) text, graphics, icons, images, audio clips, and digital downloads; (ii) data and content compilations; and (iii) trademarks, logos, slogans, and trade dress.  All the information and intellectual property is protected by the copyright and trademark laws of Canada and other countries.


You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, publish, sell, or license any content from our Site without the express written consent of RCBC. You may not create derivative works, or use any information or content on or through this Site for commercial or public purposes without the express written consent of RCBC.


You are prohibited from using any RCBC or third-party trademarks noted on the Site for any purpose, including but not limited to use as metatags on other pages or sites on the world wide web, without the express written permission of RCBC or such third parties. If RCBC grants such written permission, you may not use the trademarks in any manner that (i) is likely to cause confusion among customers or the public or (ii) disparages or discredits RCBC.


Notwithstanding the forgoing, to the extent you are a member of the media, you may download news releases, pictures, and collateral information provided for your use, provided you also do not delete or change any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices, and that you adhere to good business practices regarding the use and reproduction of such material.

License and Site Use

RCBC grants to you a limited license to access, display, print, download, and use the Site for non-commercial purposes. You may not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, visit, or otherwise exploit this Site or any portion of this Site for any commercial purpose without the express written consent of RCBC. For example, you shall not, without RCBC’s consent: (i) resell or use this Site or its contents for any commercial purposes; (ii) collect and use any program descriptions found on this Site; or (iii) download or copy any member information found on this Site for the benefit of any individual or corporation.


You may, on a separate website, create a hyperlink to any page of this Site so long as the link does not portray RCBC or its products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner; the link must be in a new full screen browser and not within a page frame.


Any hyperlinks on the Site that direct you to a third party website may contain rules and regulations, privacy provisions, confidentiality provisions, transmissions of personal data provisions, and other provisions that differ from the provisions provided on the Site. RCBC is not responsible for examining or evaluating these provisions and expressly disclaims any and all liability related not only to such provisions, but also to any of the content found on any linked sites. You should carefully review both the privacy statements and the terms applying to any linked site.


Please review our Privacy Policy, which also applies to your visit to this Site.  Subject to the Privacy Policy, RCBC shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any information you send to RCBC, whether in the form of data, questions, comments, suggestions, or otherwise.  Any such information shall be non-confidential and RCBC shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such information and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute said information to others without limitation.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

All content, products, and services on this site, or obtained from a website to which this site is linked, are provided to you by RCBC “as is” without warranty of any kind, express or implied.  RCBC does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, currency, reliability or suitability of any of the content, functions, or services available on or provided through this site and expressly disclaims all warranties, representations, guarantees, and conditions, including implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.


You agree that RCBC will not be liable, whether in contract, tort, strict liability, or otherwise, for any direct, special, incidental, punitive, consequential, or indirect damages arising out of or in connection with the use of the site or a linked site, or with the delay or inability to use the site or a linked site. This limitation of liability includes, but is not limited to, the transmission of any viruses which may infect a user’s equipment, failure of mechanical or electronic equipment or communication lines, unauthorized access, or any force majeure.

Changes to Terms and Conditions

RCBC reserves the right to revise these Terms and Conditions at any time. Users are deemed to be apprised of and bound by any changes.


If any condition is deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining conditions.

Violations of Terms and Conditions

RCBC reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of these Terms and Conditions, including the right to block access to this Site.

Applicable Law

You acknowledge and agree that the laws of the province of British Columbia without regard to conflict of law principles, and applicable federal law, will govern these Terms and Conditions, your use of the Site, and any dispute of any kind that might arise between you and RCBC in connection with the Site.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions,, please feel free to contact us at rcbc[at]rcbc.ca.