The OPEIC program gives British Columbians a new and convenient recycling option for their outdoor power equipment with over 100 drop-off locations!
Recycle your old and broken outdoor power equipment at one of the OPEIC drop-off locations across the province and help reduce pollution, save energy, and protect our environment. This province-wide network will ensure residents can drop-off these products for recycling as part of their regular routine.
About The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute of Canada (OPEIC)
OPEIC is the only government-approved outdoor power equipment recycling program in B.C. As of July 1, 2012, British Columbians are able to recycle products ranging from chain saws, garden sprayers and lawn mowers to pressure washers, mulchers and wood chippers.
The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute of Canada (OPEIC) is a non-profit organization representing the outdoor power equipment industry in Canada for the purposes of:
- To stimulate and advance the general welfare of those engaged in the outdoor power equipment industry and to pursue other activities that are better addressed on an industry-wide basis.
- To provide or encourage education related to the design, safety, use and disposal of outdoor power equipment and to provide information and guidance to the general public about the safe and proper use and operation and disposal of outdoor power equipment.
- To participate in environmental stewardship and related programs.
- To advocate on issues and concerns affecting the outdoor power equipment industry at the federal, provincial and local levels.
Product Care Association
Product Care is a not-for-profit industry association that manages product stewardship programs for household hazardous and special waste on behalf of its members across Canada. Product Care has been contracted by OPEIC to manage the stewardship program for OPE in British Columbia.