Recycling

Unbuilders owner Adam Corneil with employee Erin Watkins in front of a deconstructed hearth. Unbuilders crews carefully deconstruct old homes to rescue as many reusable materials as possible, including old-growth timber. (Unbuilders photo)

B.C. deconstruction company ignites Dragons’ Den interest

Unbuilders deconstructs and salvages old buildings instead of sending them to landfill

 

(Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

New Kelowna refill store offers alternatives to single-use plastics

Fill: Kelowna’s Refill Store offers shampoo, soap, detergent refills

 

One woman was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries Wednesday morning after crashing her car into a recyling truck on 34th Street. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Crash nearly takes out North Okanagan recycling truck driver

Wednesday morning incident sends woman to hospital

One woman was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries Wednesday morning after crashing her car into a recyling truck on 34th Street. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
(Stock photo)

Zero waste centre opening in Summerland

The Replenish Refillery is intended as a way for people to cut down on the everyday use of plastic

(Stock photo)
Summerland Landfill recognized for oil collection work

Summerland Landfill recognized for oil collection work

Facility one of 30 to receive B.C. Used Oil Management Association honours for top collector

Summerland Landfill recognized for oil collection work
Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors can now be recycled at the Revelstoke landfill. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)

Recycle your smoke detector at the Revelstoke landfill

Carbon monoxide detectors are also accepted

Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors can now be recycled at the Revelstoke landfill. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)