Apr 1, 2020
Van Belle moves to eco-friendly pots
Van Belle Nursery announced that as of April 13, 2020, it will be the first company in North America to deliver a live goods program using the new “Flow Pot” by CTi Plastic, made entirely from recycled plastic collected from river and ocean-bound sources, as well as post-consumer plastic.
Jun 15, 2014
Still time to be involved in plastic recycling
Ontario garden centres may become drop-off depots for used garden plastics.
May 15, 2014
Garden centres may sign-up for recycling program
National Plastic Recycling Event to run June 20 to July 1.
Aug 15, 2013
Richmond Nursery diverts horticultural plastic from landfills
Ottawa-area nursery has become the area’s only full-circle plastic pot recycling depot.
Aug 15, 2013
Work to reduce horticultural plastic beginning to pay off
Last year, 50 gardens centres across Canada collected over 90,000 lbs. of material.
Jun 15, 2013
Plastics recycling event begins June 25
The 2013 National Plastics Recycling Event will run until July 1.
May 15, 2013
Garden centres can sign-up for recycling program
National Plastic Recycling Event will run from June 21 to July 1.
Aug 15, 2012
Recycling program sees 40 per cent increase
Nearly 100,000 lbs. of garden plastic was collected in the National Plastics Recycling Event held from June 22 to July 1.
Jul 15, 2012
Ontario well-represented in national recycling event
In Ontario nearly 20 garden centres signed up for the project this year, adding to the national total of 50 participants from eight provinces accepting recycling plastics at their garden centres.