Milk

Recycle BC is bringing in a deposit system for milk and milk-alternative containers. (Recycle BC art)

Pitt Meadows residents have more options for empty milk containers

Most milk containers now eligible for a refund, including those for non-dairy milks

 

The Ridge Meadows Recycling Society was created 50 years ago and provides life skills for people with development challenges. People such as Darren and Masato are on site to help the public with their recycling, including the new deposit system on milk containers. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows milk drinkers will now have to pay a deposit

Retailers will charge 10 cents per bottle which is return when containers are cashed in

 

Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, chats with farm owner Veronica Enright at her dairy farm in Compton, Que., Friday, Aug. 16, 2019. Arbitrators have issued their final report into U.S. complaints about how Canada is interpreting North American trade rules around dairy imports — and both countries are claiming victory. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Both sides claim victory after U.S. complaint about Canada’s dairy quota practices

Panel says Canada’s practices are ‘inconsistent’ with the commitments spelled out in the trade deal

 

Dairy cows walk in a pasture in Surrey, B.C., on August 30, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. milk farmers told to throw out product as flood-ravaged highways cut off access to Canada

Flooding has cut off the ability to transport milk to consumers

Dairy cows walk in a pasture in Surrey, B.C., on August 30, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck