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More Items Now Accepted for Recycling

August 11th, 2010

Abbotsford BC – As of July 1st, 2010, Abbotsford Community Services Recycling Program accepts an expanded list of electronics, batteries and fluorescent light bulbs for recycling.

As part of Encorp’s electronics stewardship program, the Recycling Program now accepts computers, televisions, cameras, stereo equipment, DVD and VHS recorders and players, cable boxes and satellite receivers, vehicle audio systems and non cellular telephones and answering machines free of charge. For a full list of recyclable electronics, visit www.encorp.ca.

The Recycling Program also now accepts compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) and fluorescent tubes (residential use) as part of the Product Care program. Light bulbs can be dropped off at the depot free of charge.

Batteries including alkaline, rechargeable and lead acid continue to be recycled free of charge at the Recycling Program but are now accepted as part of the provincial stewardship program.

Electronics, fluorescent bulbs and batteries can be dropped off at either location of the Recycling Program. The Abbotsford Depot is located at 33670 Valley Road (off highway 11) and the Mission Depot can be found at 7229 Mershon Street (behind the West Coast Express parking lot). For more information, please contact Abbotsford Community Services Recycling Program at 604-850-3551.