A major BC retailer is considering other options in the wake of a new recycling program that took effect earlier this month.
London Drugs’ chief operating officer says he has been approached by a company called StewardChoice.
It’s offering businesses an alternative to paying the stiff fees to recycle their waste with Multi-material BC.
That program, launched earlier this month, requires firms that distribute packaging waste to pay the costs of recycling it.
C-O-O Clint Mahlman says he’s open to options
“Costs obviously are a big part of any recycling program and we want to make sure that any program we participate in is run in a very cost effective way that minimizes any potential impact to customers.”
Small businesses have been complaining about MMBC’s high costs.
StewardChoice is expected to release more details, including fees, in June.