Recycling services are available from two organizations in the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality. Select objects can be dropped off for recycling at WideSky Disposal, and a comprehensive list of items can be dropped off at the monthly Recycle Round-ups that occur every second Saturday from 8am - 1pm in the side parking lot at the Northern Rockies Regional Recreation Centre.
Recycle Roundups - Provided by NEAT
Did you know that the Northern Environmental Action Team (NEAT) is in Fort Nelson? NEAT has been contracted by the NRRM to provide Public environmental education and programs for Fort Nelson. Come into Town Square to talk to Liz Biggar, Eco-Advisor, or contact her by phone or email:
Liz Biggar, Eco Advisor
NEAT's Recycle Round-Ups occur the second Saturday of every month at the Rec Centre parking lot from 8am - 1pm.
Items Accepted by NEAT
||Copy paper, envelopes, labels, greeting cards, catalogues, brochures, magazines, phone books
||Non-corrugated cardboard, paper bags, paper towel rolls, dog food bags
||Boxes with wavy ridges in centre, moving boxes, appliance boxes, pizza boxes
||Shopping bags, garbage bags, potato chip bags, tin foil bags
|Hard Plastics (#1-7)
||Laundry detergent bottles, margarine tubs, etc.
(recycling numbers are located on the bottom of the containers.)
|Tin Cans & Aluminum Foil
||Food containers, jar lids, foil wrap/trays
||Alkaline - no car batteries
||Computer Monitors, Computer towers, Televisions, Cell Phone, Printers, Scanners, Fax Machines & Automotive Batteries
Recycle Drop-Off with WideSky
Wide Sky Disposal is an official "Return It" location and accepts many items, both with and without a deposit. Scroll down for details.
Drop Off Location and Contact
Fort Nelson, BC
Phone: (250) 774-6528
Fax: (250) 774-4750
Toll free: (877) - WIDESKY (943-3759)
Drop Off Hours
Tuesday to Friday 1pm to 5pm
Saturday 10am to 5pm
Closed Sunday & Monday
Wide Sky Disposals is also the location of the Bottle Donation Program that is coordinated by the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality for the convenience of residents and as an opportunity for non-profits.
Items Accepted by WideSky
||The familiar plastic soft drink and water bottles, including coolers and some spirits. Containers may be clear or coloured.
||Caps off, labels on
||Aseptic "drink boxes" and coated "Gable top" drink cartons
|Bag-in-a-box and Pouches
||Large "Bags" of wine in a cardboard carton, usually with a spigot for in-fridge use. Both the bag and the box must be returned. Single serve pouches are also in this category.
||Leave the bag in the box
||The everyday glass juice and beverage bottles, as well as wine, spirits, imported beer and coolers. Tinted and clear.
||Caps off, labels on|
|Other Metal Juice Cans
||Metal juice containers that a deposit was paid on like tomato, apple and pineapple juice cans.||Leave labels on
||All your milk jugs and Cartons (including milk alternatives)
**no deposit = no refund**
|Caps off, rinsed out, crushed to save space
Other Items/Products Accepted By WideSkyPlease contact Wide Sky Disposal directly for an up-to-date Enviro-Waste & Recycling Price List
- Waste Glycol
- Waste Absorbent Pads/Rags
- Waste Absorbal/Floordry
- Waste Grease
- Waste Oil
- Waste Varsol
- Waste Antifreeze
- Used Aerosol Cans (non-paint)
- Used Lead Acid Batteries
- Used Oil Filters
- Used 45gal Drums
- Road Paint
- Scrap Steel(All ferrous and non-ferrous metals)
- Concrete & Asphalt
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