What can I do with shredded paper?
Shredded paper is included in curbside recycling programs in BC. To ensure that smaller pieces do not make a mess in your bin, it is best to contain the shredded paper in a firmly tied, clear plastic bag. Bags that are colored, opaque, or black are not accepted, since it is difficult for the collectors to see what is inside. If you have larger volumes, there are also recycling depots to take shredded paper for free drop off. For more information, contact the RCBC Recycling Hotline.
If you wish to have your paper shredded, there are also a number of shredding companies located across the Province. These services vary to include on site drop-off, as well as mobile shredding services that come to your place of residence or business. For shredding companies in your area, call the RCBC Recycling Hotline.