- The Corporation began to recover milk cartons from the Dry waste stream. The Corporation was pleased to announce that this is the first of its kind in New Brunswick.
- Launch of Sneaker Recycling Program through Nike’s Reuse-A-Shoe Program. The Corporation was recognized provincially, nationally and internationally as this launch was the first of its kind in Canada.
- Launch of Computer Recycling Program through NB Computers for Schools and Triple “R” Telecom.
- Corporation adopted the highway on Berry Mills Road from Edinburgh Drive to the Trans Canada Highway through the Tree House’s Adopt-A-Highway.
- Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC) Charge Up to Recycle Award
- Riverview Boys and Girls Club Certificate of Appreciation
- Appreciation of support from West Riverview School for our contributions towards their Breakfast Program
- First Place (Business Division) in the Earth Day Canada Fuji Photo Contest
- Greater Moncton Chamber of Commerce Environmental Excellence Awards runner-up
- The Corporation and Tim Hortons teamed up to launch, the first of its kind in Canada, the Tim Hortons Coffee Cup Recycling Program during Tim Hortons Anti-Litter Campaign and Earth Day.
- The Corporation teamed up with Sounds Fantastic to launch the Cell Phone Recycling Program where cell phones are refurbished and programmed to dial 911.
- Grand Opening of the Wet/Dry Education Center and Sneaker and Computer Recycling Building located at the Waste Management Facility.
The Westmorland-Albert Solid Waste Corporation was nominated for two awards: The NB Environmental Leadership Awards and Greater Moncton Chamber of Commerce Excellence Awards. For both awards, the Corporation was recognized as finalists and leaders in environmental protection.
- The Corporation held the official launch of the Milk Carton Recycling Program. Although the Corporation had been recycling milk cartons since 2000, this event marker the first shipment of milk cartons to be sent for recycling through the NB Milk Dealers Association Milk Carton Recycling Agreement.
- On Earth Day, the Corporation was thrilled to sign 14 local fire departments onto the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation’s “Charge-Up to Recycle” campaign. During the launch, RBRC spokesperson, Guy LaFleur, presented the Fire Chiefs with their rechargeable battery recycling bins.
- The Corporation awarded waste haulers FERO and Fundy National Park with the ICI Wet/Dry Excellence Awards.
- The Corporation and the City of Moncton were honoured to receive the FCM (Federation of Canadian Municipalities) CH2M Hill Sustainable Communities Award for Excellence in Solid Waste Management. With over 70 applicants across Canada, the Corporation and the City of Moncton were recognized as national leaders in waste management for our innovative recycling efforts and our commitment to landfill diversion
- The Corporation was the cover story for the October issue of Solid Waste & Recycling magazine for our outstanding program and awards recognition.
- The Corporation was honoured to be presented the National Community Leadership Award by the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation for our leadership in recycling.
- And once again, the Corporation was a finalist for the 2003 Greater Moncton Chamber of Commerce Environment Excellence Awards.
- In January, Wet/Dry ICI Excellence Awards were presented to twelve businesses in the Westmorland and Albert region that have made a significant contribution towards Wet/Dry ICI recycling in their businesses.
- On February 27, the official Electronic Recycling Launch was held.
- The Corporation hosted the Waste, Environment and Recycling Conference.
- 5th Anniversary of the Wet/Dry Program
- The Corporation, in cooperation with the Greater Moncton Chamber of Commerce, hosted the second annual EnviroExpo in June.
- In recognition of the Corporation’s Sneaker Recycling Program, GM’s Mission Green cross Canada tour visited our site on Friday, August 20th.
- In November, Mount Allison University launched the campus wide commencement of the Wet/Dry Program.
- The Corporation received Silver honours for the 2004 Canadian Environment Awards – Sustainable Living Category.
- A highlight for the Corporation included an article in the Canadian Geographic