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London Drugs holding recycling day

London Drugs is hosting a Recycling Day for Prince George residents on Sunday April 14. The event encourages Prince George residents to responsibly recycle old household goods at the end of their usable life, electronics and packaging to assist with reducing the amount of waste going to the landfill.

“It is a great opportunity for spring cleaning. Residents can bring their recyclable items for recycling rather than throwing them away including electronics, small appliances, batteries and even Styrofoam,” said Christian Schenk, Store Manager at the Prince George London Drugs location, in a news release. “Together with the help of Prince George residents, we can divert thousands of pounds of materials from the landfill through this event.”

London Drugs stores recently celebrated a 93.5 per cent waste diversion rate through their own diligent in-store recycling strategies.

During the London Drugs Recycling Day residents are invited to drop off any of the following items at the London Drugs located at Parkwood Place, 1600-15th Avenue on Sunday, April 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

  • Electronic (TVs, VCRs, printers, computers, monitors, etc. 
  • Electrical items, tools, hair appliances
  • Small appliances (large appliances not accepted) 
  • Styrofoam 
  • Paper and cardboard
  • Cell phones, PDA and rechargeable batteries 
  • Alkaline Batteries 
  • Compact Fluorescent Bulbs (CFL’s) and fluorescent light tubes up to 4-foot lengths 
  • Disposable cameras 
  • Metal film canisters 
  • Ink jet cartridges and laser cartridges 
  • Soft plastics including plastic bags
  • Through the RecycleBC program London Drugs also collects Flexible plastics and clean, food-related Styrofoam
  • Expired and unused medications can be recycled at the pharmacy

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