ABOUT US

45+ years of dedication to sustainable recycling

Committed to excellence in responsible resource recovery

Our story and impact

Since our founding in 1977, KC Recycling has been at the forefront of responsible resource recovery, growing from a local facility to the leading lead battery recycler in Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest. Our journey is defined by relentless innovation and an unwavering commitment to community and environmental health.

  • Family owned
  • Based in Trail, BC with 75 employees
  • Recycle 40,000 tons of batteries/year

OUR PROCESS

The KC Recycling Method

Our facility utilizes proven hammer mill technology to break down lead batteries into their core components. This efficient process not only recovers precious materials but also represents our commitment to the circular economy.

  • Ensuring all components are repurposed efficiently
  • Reducing environmental impact through innovative recycling
  • Leading the way in sustainable material recovery

OUR COMMITMENT

Ensure that our batteries are safely recycled here

With decades of expertise, KC Recycling sets industry standards in recycling through innovative solutions in material recovery and customized services tailored to meet diverse client needs. This commitment is reflected in our comprehensive environmental policies, our continual investment in green technologies, our focus on health and safety, and our role as a catalyst for sustainable industry practices.

OUR CORE VALUES

Be Flexible

We do whatever it takes when the job demands it.

Act Like an Owner

We stand by our work and are recognized for our contributions.

Keep it Positive

We laugh at ourselves, celebrate each other, and win as a team.

Communicate Well

We believe in communication and understanding.

Partners in progress

As an active member of the Electronic Products Recycling Association, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, and the Recycling Council of British Columbia, we collaborate with industry leaders to advance recycling processes, advocate for responsible practices, and support sustainable industry growth.

JOIN US

Be part of our journey

OUR MISSION AND YOUR OPPORTUNITY

At KC Recycling, we’re on a mission to redefine the standards for efficient and responsible battery recycling. By joining our team, you become a part of a greater purpose: to recover and repurpose valuable materials, reducing the need for new mining and minimizing exposure to hazardous substances. We’re dedicated to the growth of our staff and the circular economy.

A CULTURE OF SAFETY AND IMPROVEMENT

Your safety and well-being are paramount. We’re committed to fostering a positive work environment, constantly seeking improvements, and providing comprehensive training. We believe in teamwork, open communication, and a proactive approach to health, safety, and compliance.

EXPAND THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY OF BATTERIES

Join us at KC Recycling, where your role contributes to the social, economic, and environmental wellbeing of our communities. Let’s collaborate to drive sustainable change for a brighter, cleaner future.