Used ca has teamed up with the gibsons recycling depot and will be accepting expired car seats on sunday september 30th from 11 00 am 4 00 pm at the fabulous bellies to babies celebration in vancouver bc. A normally frustrating topic to research has a happy ending this month with car seat recycling.
Drop off expired or damaged child car seats at carstar 2795 argentia rd in mississauga.
Where to recycle expired car seats in bc. Green propeller now known as atmo recycling ltd a social impact recycling company deconstructs car seats and uses the materials to make tote bags backpacks plastic beads and reusable steel. The company specializes in recycling otherwise non recyclable items that usually end up in a landfill. Target will have drop off boxes to accept guests car seats for recycling located near guest services.
Pmd recycling solutions in vancouver recycles car seats for a fee as does queensborough landing return it depot cash only 10. What is the crd. Terracycle will recycle every car seat brought into walmart which means all of the components of the car seat will avoid a landfill.
Most packaging and paper can be collected curbside or can be taken to depots for recycling. While not the first partnership between terracycle and walmart but this is the first involving car seats. Don t put it in the trash.
Search for material using recycle bc s waste wizard or scroll down to view a summary of accepted materials and where to take them. A few items are only accepted at depots. In british columbia for example child car seats are not included in government recycling programs.
Target car seat trade in program. All car seats must be traded in at a target store. Car seats accepted for recycling at car seat check up events in the parking garage at the corner of mission and capitol.
There are some private options available. To find out if there s a recycling option in your area contact the recycling council of bc 604 732 9253 or 1 800 667 4321. The capital regional district crd is the regional government for 13 municipalities and three electoral areas on southern vancouver island and the gulf islands serving more than 418 000 people.
As of this writing the following places recycle car seats. Have an expired car seat or is your child too big for a car seat now. Target car seat trade in 2020 is set to start sunday september 13 2020 through saturday september 26 2020.
Call 503 814 2432 for more information or see link above.