Stationery, Paper Products and Office Supplies
- Do I need to report reusable bags I provide to customers at the point of sale?
- How do I report calendars?
- How do I report envelopes?
- How do I use the steward list?
- I am a retailer in British Columbia that sells party décor such as paper streamers, party hats and banners as well as packaged paper cups, plates, utensils, and tablecloths. Am I required to report these products to Recycle BC as Packaging-Like Products?
- I purchase non-branded bags from a wholesaler and provide them to consumers at point of sale. I am not putting my brand name on the bags but the packaging manufacturer’s name is on the bottom of the bag. Who is obligated to report this?
- I supply decorative notebooks and daily planners bound in leather, plastic or metal in BC and SK. Am I obligated for all components?
- Why are stewards required to update the Methodology section on an annual basis?
- Please ensure all HR related documents and business cards are included in your steward report.
- Please remember that reference books, bound literary books and bound textbooks are not designated and should not be included in your steward report.
- Reporting in BC and SK:
- Paper for general use including home, craft, hobby paper, loose-leaf paper purchased for home printers, blank or ruled notebooks, notepads and sketchpads and purchased wrapping paper are designated materials in BC and SK and need to be reported under Paper for General Use.
- Purchased posters, calendars, greeting cards, blank envelopes purchased in bulk are designated materials in BC and SK and should be reported under Purchased Posters, Calendars, Greeting Cards and Envelopes.
You may supply other products that are not included in these sector tips. Please refer to the sectors listed below if you supply any of these additional products and require assistance in identifying the material category for reporting the packaging or paper products associated with these products.
- Apparel and Accessories
- Newspaper and Magazine Publishers
- Packaged Foods
- Restaurants, Quick Service Restaurants and Theatres
- Small Household Goods (Bedding, Bath and Kitchen)