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 12:00pm
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.

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!

Learn About the Revised Plans for Stewart’s Solid Waste Management:  January 10, 2018

POSTED: December 6, 2017

Please see the attached poster displaying times and locations when you can learn and bring your input regarding Stewart's upcoming Landfill Closure and Transfer Station project.

District of Stewart Nomination:

POSTED: December 5, 2017

The District of Stewart has been nominated in the Best Small Communities category as a part of this year’s Open for Business Awards.
The Open for Business Awards recognize and celebrate communities that best demonstrate they are promoting and adopting business friendly initiatives within their region.

Public Notice - Regular Council Meeting

POSTED: November 28, 2017

Please note that the Regular Council meeting of November 27, 2017 has been adjourned until Monday, December 4, 2017 at 7:00pm - a Closed meeting is scheduled to follow.

Winners Announced:  2017 Christmas Card Competition

POSTED: September 14, 2017

At the Regular Council Meeting of October 23rd, Council announced the winners of the 2017 Christmas Card Competition-congratulations!  Watch the District's Facebook page for the pictures to be displayed in the weeks ahead.  A big THANK YOU to the many talented artists and photographers that participated in the contest!

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