In an effort to conserve the earth’s limited natural resources, Brookfield has instituted a recycling program at the building. All tenants are encouraged to participate in this program, which not only serves to protect our environment, but also helps reduce operating costs.
How the Recycling Program Works
Each workstation and/or desk will be supplied with a recycling container where the paper products noted below must be deposited.
| Glossy Paper
|| Brown Kraft Paper
|| Coloured Paper
| Computer Paper
|| Photocopy Paper
|| Envelops (all)
| Fax Paper
|| Gummed Paper
|| File Folders
|| Paper hand towels (used to clean hands only)
| Telephone Books
|| NCR Paper
|| Clean paper food bags
|| Sugar and tea wrappers
|| Cardboard boxboard (i.e. cereal boxes)
Each office will also be provided with one or more large recycling boxes to be placed in areas that generate large volumes of recyclable paper. The small individual boxes are the responsibility of the tenants (usually the individual working in that area) to empty into the large central boxes for disposal.
BOTTLES, CANS & PLASTICS
Royal Centre participates in a recycling program for bottles, pop cans and plastics. Each office will be supplied with a blue recyclable container where the products noted below must be deposited.
| Coffee Cup Lids
|| Plastic Food Containers (incl. microwave dinner trays)
| Pop Cans & Food Tins
|| Yogurt Containers (foil lid to garbage)
| Plastic Bags
|| Plastic Creamer Cups (foil lid to garbage)
| Plasitc Cutlery & Stir Sticks
|| Plastic & Glass Bottles/Jars labeled #1-7
| Tetra Packs/Drink Cartons
Royal Centre participates in a recycling program for organics. Each office will be provided with one or more green Eco-Caddy’s to be placed in Lunch Rooms where the products noted below must be deposited.
ELECTRONIC RECYCLING (E-WASTE)
| All Food Waste
|| Fruits & Vegetables
| Meat, Fish & Bones
|| Pasta, Bread & Cereal
| Dairy Products, Egg Shells
|| Coffee Grounds, Filters & Tea Bags
| Candies, Cookies, Cakes
|| Wooden Chopsticks & Stir Sticks
| Salt, Pepper & Sugar Packets
|| Compostable Food Containers & Cutlery
| Waxed, Greasy & Food Spoiled Paper Towels, Napkins & Cardboard (i.e. pizza boxes)
Royal Centre participates in a recycling program for electronic waste. Please call 310-SERV for removal. Hard Drives, DVD’s and CD’s require shredding at additional costs, please contact the Management Office for further information at 604-689-1711. Housekeeping staff will not remove Hard Drives, DVD’s and CD’s without prior confirmation from the Management Office.
| Cell Phones/Pagers
|| Cables & Cords
| Computers & Laptops
|| Copiers, Fax Machines
|| Gaming Consoles
| Keyboards & Monitors
|| Stereo & Video Equipment
|| TV’s, VCR & DVD Players
| Hard Drives
|| DVD’s & CD’s
The following items should not be deposited in the recycling containers and must be placed in waste receptacles:
| Plastics not labeled #1-7
|| Aluminum Foil
| Courier Bags (unless labeled #1-7)
| Foil Lid Containers (yogurt & creamers)
|| Rubber/ Foam
| Snack Bags & Candy Wrappers
|| Facial Kleenex
| Styrofoam, Polystyrene Cups & Containers
The Housekeeping Staff will remove the contents from the large recycling and waste containers each night; when ¾ full or upon tenants request.
Please contact the Property Management Office to obtain initial or additional recycling containers.