Welcome to the Recycling Council of British Columbia!

The Recycling Council of British Columbia is a multi-sectoral, non-profit, membership driven organization that facilitates the exchange of ideas and knowledge that enable efficient solutions to eliminate waste. Established in 1974, we are Canada’s longest-serving recycling council. We have led B.C.’s progressive policy of Extended Producer Responsibility programs and other initiatives to find innovative ways to eliminate waste and decrease British Columbia's environmental footprint.

BC Industrial Materials Exchange


The BC Industrial Exchange (BC IMEX) Program is a free online listing service that works to help businesses find alternative solutions for their industrial by-products, waste and surplus materials. Basically, it’s a network of businesses where one person’s unwanted industrial materials could meet another person’s need.  The website attracts an average of 400 unique site visits a month, and has provided a channel for both one-time and continuous exchanges.

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