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Minister of the Environment to join The Beer Store in launching Recycling Plus facility in Toronto

Wednesday, February 13th 2013 11:13:16am

Pilot launched in cooperation with Stewardship Ontario and Sims Recycling Solutions will also accept paint, batteries and household electronics


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What:
Recycling Plus, an initiative by The Beer Store, is a stand-alone returns facility that aims to make it easier for consumers returning beer, wine, spirit and cooler empties. Working with two key partners (Stewardship Ontario and Sims Recycling Solutions), the facility will also accept paint, batteries and household electronics. This pilot project is the first of its kind in Ontario and will test the viability of establishing additional outlets across the province. The launch will be attended by The Beer Store officials, the Minister of the Environment, cooperating partners and municipal representatives.

Who:
Jim Bradley, Ontario’s Minister of the Environment
Ted Moroz, President, The Beer Store
Lyle Clarke, Executive Vice-President, Stewardship Ontario
Cindy Coutts, President, Sims Recycling Solutions Canada
Franz Hartmann, Toronto Environmental Alliance

When:
Friday, February 15th, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.

Where:
Recycling Plus by The Beer Store
299 Campbell Avenue
(Facing Dupont St., one block west of Lansdowne Ave.)
Toronto, ON M6P 3V6



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Don Huff, Environmental Communication Options, 416-972-7404, 416-805-7720 (on-site)
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