What can I do with crinkly wrappers and bags, such as those for chocolate bars and potato chips?

Crinkly wrappers and bags are 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 wrappers for candy and cookies, cereal bags, potato chip bags, and other products.  For a complete list of included items, please visit the Recycle BC website.

These plastics are not included in the curbside recycling program, 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.

Crinkly wrappers and bags from commercial sources are not included in the Recycle BC program.  To see whether local options exist for commercial plastic recycling, contact the RCBC Recycling Hotline

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