Changes for designation of packaging containers for certain solvents, flammable liquids, and some pesticides.

Amendments to the BC Recycling Regulation announced in September 2020 include changes to container packaging previously reported under Schedule 5.

For containers under the Pesticide category, the changes mean some products registered under the PCPA (Canada) will no longer be reported to Recycle BC.For the full details on exemptions, label specifications to determine if the packaging is reportable, and more resources, read Reporting Guidance for Solvent and Flammable Liquids and Pesticide Containers under Schedule 2.

Stewards may be eligible to claim adjustments to quantities of these materials included in 2020 steward reports which inform 2021 invoices and for the sales data period June 30 – December 31, 2018 reported in 2019 reports which informed 2020 invoices. Click here for more information.