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Small Appliances Now Accepted for Recycling

November 2nd, 2011

Abbotsford BC- Abbotsford Community Services Recycling is now accepting small appliances for recycling at its Abbotsford and Mission depots. The small appliance recycling program is part of a provincial stewardship initiative. The program currently accepts more than 120 small appliances. These include:

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Gift Wrap is not Recyclable

December 9th, 2010

ABBOTSFORD BC- Abbotsford Community Services Recycling Program wants you to consider the environment this holiday season. Gift wrap is enjoyed for a few moments on Christmas morning and then creates methane in the landfill. Traditional gift wrap is not recyclable in our current system because of the poor paper quality, high dye content and the plastic ribbons and bows that often remain attached which can contaminate the paper product.

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Free Composting Class

October 6th, 2010

Abbotsford BC – Learn how to reduce your garbage during Waste Reduction Week (October 18th- 24th) by attending a free composting class. Abbotsford Community Services Recycling Program is hosting a composting class that teaches the basics of backyard composting from how to start a home composting system to tips on maintaining your compost. The workshop will also feature information about worm composting which is ideal for apartment dwellers, offices and classrooms.

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Pumpkin Decorating Event at Recycling Depot

October 6th, 2010

Abbotsford BC – Celebrate Waste Reduction Week (October 18th-24th) by attending Abbotsford Community Services Recycling Program’s annual Pumpkin Decorating event. Kids will have the opportunity to decorate a pumpkin using supplies from the Recycling Program’s Re-Creation Station which teaches children about the importance of reusing. The pumpkins will be provided by Willow View Farms.

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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.

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