VIRWIC submits comments to Canadian Electrical Stewardship Associations Consultation on its Stewardship Plan

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Canadain Electricial Stewardship Assocation 105 West 3rd Avenue Vancouver BC V5Y 1E6 Canada RE: CESA BC Product Stewardship Plan Consultation Draft Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the Canadian Electrical Stewardship Associations Plan. The Vancouver Island Recycling and Waste Industry Coalition (VIRWIC) is a newly formed group with a key purpose to work […]

Presentation to City of Nanaimo

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About VIRWIC We are the independently owned recycling and waste industry of Vancouver Island We employ people and pay business taxes locally Together, we manage a large majority of the waste and recyclable material on Vancouver Island Our Key Message Local governments should not be operators in competition with the private sector The role of […]

VIRWIC submits industry comments to the Ministry of Environment’s Consultation on its Solid Waste Management Guidelines

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RE: Comments on the Ministry of Environment’s revised Solid Waste Management Plan Guidelines Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the revised Solid Waste Management Plan Guidelines. The Vancouver Island Recycling and Waste Industry Coalition (VIRWIC) is a newly formed group with a key purpose to work with local governments and other stakeholders in […]

VIRWIC Policy Position released

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The Local Governments of Vancouver Island are well positioned to be the BC and North American leaders in Solid Waste Management if they continue to apply a strategic approach that: Uses market signals to drive desired outcomes, Leverages competition in the private sector to keep costs low. Avoids building, financing and operating costly infrastructure. Avoids […]