Media Releases

RCBC 2019 Environmental Awards

Nominations are now open for the 20th annual RCBC MOBI Environmental Awards. The awards celebrate achievements of British Columbians striving to work towards a world without waste.

Nominations are open for eight different sectors, including: educators, youth, public sector, private sector, innovation, media/journalism, non-profit and lifetime achievement. Submissions are currently being accepted online at until March 17th, 2019. RCBC encourages those making sustainability a priority in their community or organization to apply.

Released: January 29, 2018

RCBC 2018 Holiday Season Media Release

Whether you're celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or Festivus, RCBC has come up with idesa to turn your celebration green and make both Santa Claus and Mother Nature happy!

Released: December 5, 2018

Waste Reduction Week 2018 Media Release

Waste Reduction Week Encourages British Columbians to Rethink Waste National campaign works to educate, empower, and engage Canadians to reduce waste.

Released: October 10, 2018

RCBC 2018 Award Nominations Now Open!

Nominations are now open for the 2018 RCBC Environmental MOBI awards.

Released: March 20, 2018

Back to School, Zero Waste Style!

This fall, the Recycling Council of British Columbia (RCBC) invites you to kick off the new school year on a green note. “From kindergarteners all the way to post-secondary students, there are lots of ways each of us can do to reduce our impact on the earth,” says Brock Macdonald, RCBC Chief Executive Officer. Here are some easy tips on going green during the back to school season.

Released: August 22, 2017

How To Be Green for Canada’s 150th Celebration

This Canada Day, the Recycling Council of British Columbia (RCBC) invites you to share your enthusiasm for the country’s 150th birthday. “What better way is there to celebrate Canada and honour its history than to take action to ensure that it stays beautiful and pristine?” says Brock Macdonald, Chief Executive Officer. Here are some ideas from RCBC on how to “green” your Canada Day and beyond. 

Released: June 30, 2017

2017 RCBC Environmental Awards

The Recycling Council of British Columbia (RCBC) has announced the recipients of its 2017 annual environmental awards. Known as the MOBIs, after the Mobius Loop recycling symbol of chasing arrows, the awards were presented by RCBC’s Information Services Manager Harvinder Aujala during the organization’s 43rd annual zero waste conference in Whistler on June 22nd, 2017...

Released: June 29, 2017

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