Where can I recycle flexible packaging with plastic seals, such as those for tortellini or deli meat?

Flexible plastic packaging with a plastic seal is included in a province-wide recycling program for packaging and printed paper, under a category called "Other Flexible Plastic Packaging."  This program is managed by an organization called Recycle BC.  This category would include seals for yogurt containers, vacuum seal packaging, fresh pasta containers, and others.  For a complete list of included items, please visit the Recycle BC website.

This flexible packaging is not included in the blue box programs, but can be dropped off at a participating depot free of charge.  For a complete list of locations, visit the Recyclepedia or contact the RCBC Recycling Hotline.

Plastics from commercial sources are not included in the Recycle BC program.  For more information on commercial plastic recycling, please contact the RCBC Recycling Hotline.

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