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  • July 1, 2016: TSBC is pleased to release its 2015 Annual Report.
  • June 30, 2015: TSBC is pleased to release its 2014 Annual Report which includes a breakdown of the annual scrap tire capture by Regional District.
  • May 22, 2015: Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence $1 Million Track Project Commences; Tire Stewardship BC Community Grant Program Contributes $100,000
    - View the announcement (PDF Document)
  • April 29, 2015: From Landfills To Landmarks: Tire Stewardship BC Celebrates Environmental Success
    - View the announcement (PDF Document)
  • April 29, 2015: - Tire Pickup Interruption – Now Complete!
    Thank you participants for your cooperation and understanding during the recent tire pickup interruption. The new shredding line is now installed and working well!
  • Tire Pickup Interruption – March 25 to April 15 2015 (subject to change)
    Due to Western Rubber Products investment in a new shredding line no scrap tires will be picked up between March 25th and April 15th. Please note these dates are approximate and are subject to change.
    For further information please call 1.866.497.0281 (toll free) or 604.524.6313. Please click here to see the announcement.
  • Oct 22, 2014: Canadian Association of Tire Recycling Agencies (CATRA) launches its new video at the Tire & Rubber Association of Canada conference in Montreal.

  • June 30, 2014: TSBC is pleased to release its 2013 Annual Report which includes a breakdown of the annual scrap tire capture by Regional District.
  • May 12, 2014: TSBC’s consultation process on the Becoming a Processor application process concluded on February 28 2014. Thank you to those that participated in the webinar and sent in written submissions. On April 29, 2014 the TSBC Board approved the Becoming a Processor policy effective May 01 2014. Details of the policy statement and the application process along with a full copy of TSBC’s program policies can be found here.
  • January 1, 2014: TSBC is pleased to announce that a draft policy and procedure, Becoming a Processor is under consultation until February 28, 2014.
  • July 2013: TSBC is pleased to announce Ministry approval of its new stewardship plan.
  • June 27, 2013: TSBC is pleased to release its 2012 Annual Report which includes a breakdown of the annual scrap tire capture by Regional District.
  • March 2013: With the re-introduction of GST on April 01, 2013 a new ADF Return form will be released shortly for ADF Returns starting March 2013, due April 15, 2013.
  • March 2013: TSBC is pleased open its 2013 Community Grant Program application period. Applications will be reviewed, processed and grants awarded on a first come first served basis. The application period will close on or before December 31, 2013 dependant on available funds. For more information please click here
  • June 29, 2012: TSBC is pleased to release its 2011 Annual Report including a breakdown of the annual scrap tire capture by Regional District.
  • May 8, 2012: TSBC is pleased reopen its 2012 Community Grant Program application period. Applications will be reviewed, processed and grants awarded on a first come first served basis. The application period will close on or before December 31, 2012 dependant on available funds. For more information please click here
  • May 8, 2012: On April 25, 2012 TSBC held its inaugural stakeholder meeting to mark the end of the first five years of Tire Stewardship BC's program and the beginning of the next five. A copy of the webinar is available at www.rcbc.bc.ca/tsbcmeeting
  • March 30, 2012: It is our pleasure to invite you to the first ever meeting of stakeholders on April 25, 2012 at the Sheraton Guildford Hotel to mark the end of the first five years of Tire Stewardship BC's program and the beginning of the next five. A wide range of people are being invited, including tire retailers, auto wreckers, local and provincial government representatives, haulers, processors, product manufacturers, grant recipients, and others.

    The meeting will provide all stakeholders the opportunity to attend in person or remotely by webinar; to meet each other, including the TSBC Board of Directors and staff; and to discuss the past, present and future of tire stewardship in BC.

    Schedule
    12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. - Networking and Lunch
    12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Meeting and webinar

    To register and for event details visit www.rcbc.bc.ca/tsbcmeeting. Pre-registration deadline is April 18, 2012. Webinar participation details will be included in the registration process.
  • February 20, 2012: TSBC is pleased to announce the launch of its 2012 Community Grant Program. The objective of this program is to bring products manufactured from recycled BC scrap tires "full circle" back to BC communities and to encourage communities to undertake projects that make use of recycled tire products. Applications are now available for download and must be submitted to TSBC by April 13, 2012.
  • September 6, 2011: What would you do with $30,000? TSBC is pleased to announce the launch of a second application period for its 2011 Community Grant Program. The objective of this program is to bring products manufactured from recycled BC scrap tires "full circle" back to BC communities and to encourage communities to undertake projects that make use of recycled tire products. Applications are now available for download and must be submitted to TSBC by November 4, 2011.
  • June 30, 2011: TSBC is pleased to release its 2010 Annual Report.
  • June 27, 2011: Please click here for a copy of the Stewardship Plan consultation session held in New Westminster on May 31 2011.
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  • April 19, 2011: TSBC is proud to announce its sponsorship of the 2011 Victoria Bike to Work Week. Bike to Work's mandate is to encourage and promote the use of the bicycle as transportation to work. TSBC's connection to this event is, in partnership with the biking industry and local biking coalitions, a voluntary bike tire and tube recycling program will be launched on June 1 2011. Please visit our web site for more information in the coming weeks.
  • April 18, 2011: Notice of Public Consultation. You are invited to attend public consultation meetings for the mandatory five year review of Tire Stewardship BC's product stewardship plan. A copy of the draft plan will be posted on this web site and the consultation web site in the coming weeks.
  • March 8, 2011: TSBC is pleased to announce the launch of its 2011 Community Grant Program. The objective of this program is to bring products manufactured from recycled BC scrap tires "full circle" back to BC communities and to encourage communities to undertake projects that make use of recycled tire products. Applications are now available for download and must be submitted to TSBC by April 29, 2011 - this application period is now closed. Please note a new application period was launched September 6 2011.
  • June 30, 2010: TSBC is pleased to release its 2009 Annual Report. In accordance with Part 2, Section 8 of the Recycling Regulation, on or before July 1 in each year, TSBC is required to prepare an Annual Report for the Ministry of Environment for the one-year period ending not later than March 31 of that year or December 31 of the previous year. The purpose of the report is to provide details on the effectiveness of our Stewardship Plan during the previous fiscal year of operation.
  • June 2010: With the introduction of HST on July 01, 2010 a new ADF Return form has now been released for ADF Returns starting June 2010. Please click here to download a copy of this form and the bulletin that provides some important messaging including HST information. We have received some calls with questions about the HST and its applicability for the June ADF Return. Please note that the HST due on the June ADF Return is a CRA requirement, this is not a decision arbitrarily taken by TSBC.
  • April 29 2010: TSBC is holding tire round-ups in 6 locations across the province during May and June. Please click here for a list of the dates, times and locations.
  • April 26 2010: Tire Stewardship BC has partnered with all the product stewards in BC to produce an Industry Product Stewardship brochure that is a one stop shop document on the key features of each stewardship program in BC. It is available for download here or you can contact us if you would like a hardcopy.
    - Web brochure (Flash)
    - Download brochure (PDF)
  • April 20 2010: TSBC is pleased to announce the launch of its 2010 Community Demonstration Grant Program. The objective of this program is to bring products manufactured from recycled BC scrap tires "full circle" back to BC communities and to encourage communities to undertake projects that make use of recycled tire products. Applications are now available for download and must be submitted to TSBC by June 11, 2010.
    - Program Overview and Application Submission Information
    - TSBC Community Demonstration Grant Application Package
  • Effective May 1 2010 the Advance Disposal Fees will also apply to tires on vehicles imported from the US. Click here for more information
  • TSBC is pleased to release its 2008 Annual Report. In accordance with Part 2, Section 8 of the Recycling Regulation, on or before July 1 in each year, TSBC is required to prepare an Annual Report for the Ministry of Environment for the one-year period ending not later than March 31 of that year or December 31 of the previous year. The purpose of the report is to provide details on the effectiveness of our Stewardship Plan during the previous fiscal year of operation.

Press Releases and Media Articles

  • June 29, 2017: Tire Stewardship BC aids in development of project in conjunction with UBC engineers that provides alternative solutions for fibres extracted from recycled tires
    - View the announcement (PDF Document)
Press release archive
  • May 22, 2015: Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence $1 Million Track Project Commences; Tire Stewardship BC Community Grant Program Contributes $100,000
    - View the announcement (PDF Document)
  • April 29, 2015: From Landfills To Landmarks: Tire Stewardship BC Celebrates Environmental Success
    - View the announcement (PDF Document)
  • November 18, 2014: Half of Drivers Outside Quebec Still Not on Winter Tires: Survey
    - View the media release
  • October 30, 2014: Carnarvon Community School Opens Universally Inclusive Playground on Saturday, November 15th
    - View the announcement (PDF Document)
  • October 30, 2014: Don’t Clutter Your Garage: Recycle Your Used Tires Saturday, November 15th in Duncan
    - View the announcement (PDF Document)
  • August 23, 2014: PISE Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the XV Commonwealth Games
    - View the announcement (PDF Document)
  • August 6, 2014: Used Tires Wanted at Kal Tire’s Customer Appreciation Day, Sunday, August 17th
    - View the announcement (PDF Document)
  • September 16, 2013: TSBC and Kal Tire to Host Tire Round-Up in Langford Saturday, October 5th
    - View the announcement (PDF Document)
  • March 14, 2013: 2013 Community Grant Program Open for Applications
    - View the announcement (PDF Document)
  • March 14, 2013: TSBC and Kal Tire Partner to Host Lower Mainland's First Tire Round-Ups
    - View the announcement (PDF Document)
  • March 14, 2013: TSBC to Host Tire Round-Up in Golden
    - View the announcement (PDF Document)
  • March 14, 2013: TSBC to Host Tire Round-Up in Sicamous
    - View the announcement (PDF Document)
  • May 27, 2011: TSBC to Debut First Ever Bike Tire Recycling Program
    - View the announcement (PDF Document)
  • March 8, 2011: TSBC launches its Community Grant Program for 2011
    - View the announcement (PDF Document)
  • October 15, 2010: TSBC announces its 2010 Community Demonstration Grant Program Recipients
    - View the announcement (PDF Document)
  • Recycled tires cushion playground falls (Sept. 17, 2008)
  • Launch of TSBC's Return to Retailer Program (May 7, 2008)

 

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