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We are helping City of New West go to single stream recycling

New Westminster has transitioned to single-stream recycling, which officially rolled out this past week.

 The new system means residents no longer have to divide containers, newspaper and mixed paper between different recycling boxes.

Instead, items like milk cartons, jars, cans, loose paper and cardboard can all be mixed together and dropped into a single cart. 

 Those recyclables are then sent to our state-of-the-art recycling facility located in New Westminster—to be sorted and processed. Urban Impact recently spent a significant amount of money last year upgrading its New Westminster facility with the latest recycle processing equipment.

 “Without investing in this technology, we essentially limit our growth,” Worldwide,  recycling is trending towards single-stream systems; bucking that trend is not going to work.”  Urban Impact CEO Nicole Stefenelli

Read more in the New Westminster News Leader