Interior-Recycling-History

The History of Interior Freight & Bottle Depot

QuestionMark Did you Know? From the 70s - mid 90s Interior Freight delivered Flour to Bakeries.

In the mid 70s a freight company was founded by Hank Aarsen as "Interior Freight Forwarding."

In 1981 it became "Interior Freight & Bottle Depot."

1991 - Soda/Beer Can densifying and processing.

1994 - The company decided to start taking large amounts of cardboard and grow its operations by adding recycling for Plastics, Jars, and Newspapers.

1996 - Deposit system expanded into Juice & Water Containers.

1998 - Deposit system expanded further into all other drink containers and wine & spirits.

2000 - Expanded into Paper Shredding.

2006 - Interior Freight & Bottle Depot decided to add "Interior Mobile Shredding" as a new division and service, Confidential Paper Shredding, to the North Okanagan area.

2008 - Interior Freight & Bottle Depot built a brand new facility to meet the demands and recycling needs of its customers.

2008 - Interior Freight & Bottle Depot started accepting Electronics for recycling.

2009 - Added Paint recycling.

- "Environmental Leadership Award" - Regional District of the North Okanagan (RDNO)

2010 - Began recycling Styrofoam.

2011- Started taking Small Appliances.

2012 - Now accepting Power Tools, Exercise Machines, and Hobby Machines.

 


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