Encorp Pacific (Canada)

Encorp Pacific (Canada)

June 18, 2010 15:00 ET

Encorp Pacific (Canada): Grand Opening-Return-It Depot

COURTENAY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 18, 2010) - An authorized Encorp Pacific (Canada) Return-It™ Depot "Courtenay Return-It Depot" celebrates the grand opening of a brand new recycling centre at 493 Puntledge Road.

The depot offers full refund on all beverage containers included in the Return-It™ system. Milk, cream and milk substitute beverage containers (plastic/cartons/jugs) are also accepted at this location for recycling, however, unlike other ready-to-drink beverages, there is no deposit to pay when you purchase them so there is no refund when you Return-It for recycling. Also accepted are unwanted electronics such as TV's, monitors, desktop & laptop computers, printers, fax machines and computer peripherals.

The Courtenay Return-It Depot has been a local family owned and operated business serving the community since 2002. Sook Kim and her dedicated family, together with their manager Mark Filipponi, truly understand what it is to provide great customer service and are the community's recycling destination. The new depot has elevated depot standards to include features such as; granite flooring, auto-sensor entrance doors, stainless-steel sorting tables, a sensor hand-wash station and state of the art air hand dryers. All in all, a welcoming space for all dedicated recyclers.

The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony will take place Wednesday, June 23, 2010 from 11:00AM – 3:00PM. There will be prizes as well as food and beverages for all guests. Local MLAs, MPs, Ministry of Environment staff, Regional District Representatives, Community Waste Reduction Staff as well as the Mayors and City Councilors from the City of Courtenay and the Town of Comox have all been invited to attend. Courtenay Return-It Depot is open Monday - Friday 9:00AM – 5:30PM and Saturday 9:00AM – 4:30PM. For more information visit www.return-it.ca/locations or contact the depot at (250) 871-7013. The depot offers pick-up service and welcomes community groups and sports teams wanting to organize bottle drives for fundraising activities.

Encorp Pacific (Canada) is a federally incorporated not-for-profit product stewardship corporation committed to developing and managing a consumer-friendly and cost-effective system to recover used beverage containers from consumers and ensure that they are recycled and not incinerated or land filled. Encorp also provides their stewardship services on a contract basis to the BC Dairy Council and to the Electronics Stewardship Association of BC to manage their recycling programs. Further information is available at return-it.ca.

Contact Information

  • Encorp Pacific (Canada)
    Malcolm Harvey
    Media Contact
    (604) 831-7203
    Encorp Pacific (Canada)
    Toll Free: 1-800-330-9767 or Lower Mainland: (604) 473-2400
    (604) 473-2411 (FAX)