Recycling Program
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Royal Centre

1055 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

Recycling Program

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

PAPER
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
 Magazines  Newspaper  Paper hand towels (used to clean  hands only)
 Telephone  Books  NCR Paper  Clean paper food bags
 Directories  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  

ORGANICS

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.

 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)


ELECTRONIC RECYCLING (E-WASTE)

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
 Printers/Scanners  Gaming Consoles
 Keyboards & Monitors  Stereo & Video Equipment
 Shredders  TV’s, VCR & DVD Players
 Hard Drives  DVD’s & CD’s


NON-RECYCLABLES

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)  Clothing
 Foil Lid Containers (yogurt & creamers)  Rubber/ Foam
 Snack Bags & Candy Wrappers  Facial Kleenex
 Styrofoam, Polystyrene Cups & Containers  Gum

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.
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