Founding Members

Alpine Group - Virwic

Alpine Group
Alpine Group is a privately owned Canadian company that operates across BC and has provided solid waste and recycling services for commercial, industrial, institutional and residential customers for the past 35 years.

Contact:
Stewart Young
VP of Operations
Stewjr@alpinegroup.ca
VIRWIC Co-Chair

Coast Environmental
Coast Environmental is a locally owned company with operations across Vancouver Island. Our core businesses consist of wastewater services, portable toilet and fence rentals, industrial waste management, soil remediation and composting.

Contact:
Dan Lazaro
General Manager
dlazaro@coastenvironmental.ca
VIRWIC Co-Chair

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Ellice Recycle
Ellice Recycle LTD began in 1994 with the safe and efficient handling of recyclables. From humble beginnings of a small operation in Victoria the Ellice group has grown to be a leader in material management and recycling serving the Greater Victoria area.

Contact:
Mitch Blokuizen
Operations Manager
mitchblokhuizen@ellicerecycle.com

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DBL Disposal Services
DBL Disposal Services Ltd. has helped keep Nanaimo and all of Mid-Island clean for over half a century. Providing reliable service at competitive rates has been a tradition for our family since 1954. We specialize in waste disposal and recycling for residential, commercial and industrial clients throughout Nanaimo and the surrounding areas.

Contact:
Dean Jones,
Owner
deanj@dbldisposalservices.com
DL’s Recycling Centre

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DL’s Recycling Centre
Family owned and operated, proudly serving southern Vancouver Island, At DL’s Recycling Centre we take everything from yard and garden waste, to construction waste, wood waste, metals and kitchen waste. We see ourselves as a service company chasing commodities. We find homes for most waste products, and it’s not the Landfill.

Contact:
David Lang,
Owner
dlsbins@shaw.ca

Supporting Members

Stone Pacific Contracting
Stone Pacific Contracting is the Cowichan Valle’s top choice for all your excavation, rock and gravel needs. Locally owned and operated in the Cowichan Valley since 2004, we offer a full range of services for residential, industrial and municipal customers.

Progressive Waste Solutions
Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. is one of North America’s largest full-service, vertically integrated environmental solutions companies. We provide non-hazardous waste collection, recycling, and landfill disposal services to commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Emterra Group
Emterra Group is a leader in providing recycling resource management and waste disposal solutions to the commercial, industrial and institutional (ICI) sectors and municipalities throughout Canada. Our goal is to maximize recycling and waste diversion.

Contact:
Emterra Group

Bottle Depot
The Bottle Depot is a locally owned and operated company provided a one stop recycling shop for all beverage container and a variety of recycling services and solutions in Victoria! Our first depot opened March 10, 1995 with one employee, and since then we’ve expanded to three depots with over 40 employees.

Regional Recycling
Providing the best customer experience by operating modern, healthy and environmentally sound recycling facilities across BC, Canada

Waste Managemtent
Waste Management, Inc. is an North American waste management, comprehensive waste, and environmental services company, Founded in 1971 with Offices in Victoria, Nanaimo and Campbell River. We partner with our customers and communities to manage and reduce waste from collection to disposal while recovering valuable resources and creating clean, renewable energy.

Contact:
Glen Tulloch
District Manager Vancouver Island
gtulloch@wm.com