Border Town Recycling Group

Border Town Recycling Group

About us:

The Border Town Recycling Group was established in April, 2010.  We are a group of active and dedicated volunteers.

Our statement is:  

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Mission:

To build awareness of the importance of keeping our town green by providing education and opportunities for recycling.

We accept:

BTR is now a Multi-Material BC Depot - We are able to recycle more packaging - more easily!

New Hours of Operation at the old pool building are:

Monday:  9:00am to 12:00pm
               6:30pm to 7:30pm

Tuesday:  9:00am to 12:00pm

Wednesday:  9:00am to 12:00pm
                    6:30pm to 7:30pm

Thursday:  9:00am to 12:00pm

Friday:  9:00am to 12:00pm

~ CLOSED on Saturday & Sunday and on Statutory Holidays ~

The New Sorts:

  1. Mixed Paper - No need to sort!  (includes shredded paper tied in clear plastic bags)
  2. Metal, Plastic & Paper Containers and Lids (includes all milk containers)
  3. Non-Deposit Glass Bottles & Jars (recycle lids with "containers")
  4. Plastic Bags & Film
  5. White Foam Packaging
  6. Coloured Foam Packaging

We Continue to Accept:

  • All Beverage Containers with deposit - Labels On / Lids Off (Recycle lids with "containers")
  • Cardboard / Boxboard
  • Cell Phones and Household Batteries up to 5 kg
  • Smoke Detectors
  • All Bulbs and Fluorescent tubes

Contacts for our Green Team are:

  • Pat Grue 250-636-2767
  • Maureen Tarrant  250-636-2573

UBCM-2016

POSTED: October 13, 2016 | Mayors Blog

The 2016 Union of British Columbia Municipalities convention is focused on the theme “Stronger Together”. Standing together, from far and wide, each region still stands together. Each region has something unique to contribute to the growth and prosperity of BC and is integral to the success of this province.

Water quality

POSTED: September 5, 2016 | Mayors Blog

Lately the District of Stewart has issued few times a boil water advisory.  It's strictly a precautionary measure due power outage. Without power  water pressure at our pump declined below established level. A loss in pressure can result in contamination entering the drinking water distribution system from surrounding soil and groundwater (to read more click heading)
 

Stewart - the Best Town for Nature Lovers

POSTED: July 7, 2014 | Kids Blog

If you enjoy fresh air, hiking and wild life photography, see why this Bear Valley School student thinks you'll love Stewart!  => read essay

STEWART HAS THE BEST SOIL FOR GARDENING

POSTED: March 3, 2014 | Kids Blog

Read this essay from Lane Hyslop to understand why the soil in Stewart is great for gardeners!

October is Foster Family Month

POSTED: October 13, 2017

At the Regular Council Meeting of October 10, 2017, Council made a motion to proclaim October as Foster Family Month

Water Quality Advisory - September 5, 2017

POSTED: September 5, 2017

Please see the attached Public Notice regarding the Water Quality Advisory issued by the District of Stewart

2018 Community Grants-In-Aid

POSTED: September 5, 2017

The District of Stewart is now accepting applications from organizations seeking funding in excess of $1000 for the year 2018.  Deadline for applying is October 31st, 2017.
 

October 24:  Attention Business Owners

POSTED: October 11, 2017

The District of Stewart and the Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine have partnered together to visit local businesses and perform surveys and create a face-to-face connection with local business owners. "Business Walks" track the pulse of the business community and is one tool used to identify needed programs and services to the community. For more information see the attached poster.
 

2017 Christmas Card Competition

POSTED: September 14, 2017

Calling all Artists & Photographers:  The District of Stewart is inviting members of the community to participate in a competition that will result in your original artwork or photograph to be featured on a District Christmas card.  See the attached poster for details.

Discover BC’s Stewart-Cassiar Region

POSTED: December 20, 2016

Take a look at this Auto Tour video produced in conjunction with Destination BC, Kermode Tourism, and the Regional District of Kitimat Stikine-displaying spectacular views of scenery near Hazelton, New Hazelton, the Nass Valley and Stewart, with Dr. Joseph Gosnell narrating:  www.stewartcassiarhighway.com 

Salmon Glacier Auto Tour Brochure

POSTED: August 2, 2016

Here is an excellent resource to accompany you on your travel to visit the spectacular Salmon Glacier - Auto Tour Brochure