Recycling Alternative

Service Provider in Vancouver, British Columbia

A fully integrated waste management company with a holisitic approach to managing your waste with a focus on reduction and prevention.

We are a locally owned and operated company that provides easy, convenient and economic recycling options to businesses of all sizes in the Lower Mainland. Our services include multi-material recycling as well as confidential shredding. Recycling Alternative has been an integral part of Vancouver’s recycling landscape since 1989. Before blue boxes appeared at our curbside, we started providing affordable, convenient, community-based recycling and shredding services.

Locally owned and operated, we have over 40 employees and work with over 3000 offices, businesses, restaurants, as well as a number of community partners including the Folk Festival, Jazz Festival, Farmers’ Market, Potluck Café to help reduce waste in the Lower Mainland. Operating out our centrally located 6000 square foot secured warehouse close to downtown Vancouver is key to our vision of providing local and sustainable waste reduction services.


Sustainable Development Goals & Related Targets

8. Decent Work and Economic Growth: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.
Targets: 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 8.5, 8.6, 8.7, 8.8, 8.9, 8.10, 8.A, 8.B More info

9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation.
Targets: 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.4, 9.5, 9.A, 9.B, 9.C More info

11. Sustainable Cities and Communities: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.
Targets: 11.1, 11.2, 11.3, 11.4, 11.5, 11.6, 11.7, 11.A, 11.B, 11.C More info

12. Responsible Consumption and Production: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.
Targets: 12.1, 12.2, 12.3, 12.4, 12.5, 12.6, 12.7, 12.8, 12.A, 12.B, 12.C More info

13. Climate Action: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.
Targets: 13.1, 13.2, 13.3, 13.A, 13.B More info


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449 Industrial Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V5J3R9
(604) 874-7283

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