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 to Friday:  10:00am to 1:00pm
Monday & Wednesday evenings:  6:30pm to 7:30pm

~ 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.

BC Cancer Agency’s new digital mammography vehicle begins summer tour for women in Northern BC

POSTED: June 1, 2016 | Mayors Blog

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!

Provincial State of Emergency Declared

POSTED: August 15, 2018

Please see the News Release from the Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor General-Emergency Management BC regarding the Province's response to the ongoing wildfire situation.

Notice of Road Closure

POSTED: August 10, 2018

Please see the attached Public Notice Bulletin regarding the closure of the section of road between 1st Avenue and the south entrance to the Dike Road.

2018 General Election & Assent Voting Information Page

POSTED: August 8, 2018

Public Notices and Information will be posted on this site regarding the upcoming 2018 General Election and Assent Voting

Discover BC’s Stewart-Cassiar Region

POSTED: February 21, 2018

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: February 21, 2018

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

BC Hydro Installation of Bird Guarding at Stewart Substation

POSTED: January 8, 2018

Please see the attached information regarding BC Hydro's recent installation of Bird Guarding at the Stewart Substation