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Handling Commission Review a Success
Posted: February 27, 2017

The BCMB has successfully completed the 2016-2017 Handling Commission Review (HCR). On February 22, 2017, the BCMB Board of Directors approved an agreement between Interested Parties and set new handling commissions that will become effective as of April 1, 2017. The HCR process, conducted every three years, engages industry stakeholder groups, referred to as Interested Parties, in the review and negotiation of handling commissions.  Beverage manufacturers pay handling commissions to depot...

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Can I squash milk containers so they take up less space before I take them to a bottle depot?

Yes, you may squash milk containers so they take up less space in your recycling bags or bins, but leave the label on the container so it is still recognizable to bottle depot staff as a registered milk container.

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