FACTS ABOUT ARCA CANADA & ITS PROGRAMS
- ARCA Canada, Inc. was formed in 2006.
- Since 2006, more than 365,000 refrigerators and freezers have been recycled through Fridge and Freezer Pickup program through Ontario Power Authority (now IESO). The energy saved by recycling inefficient appliances could power 19,000 homes for an entire year.
- ARCA Canada recycles approximately 90,000 appliances annually.
- 95% of the materials recovered during the decommissioning process are recycled. The remainder materials are disposed of in accordance with provincial environmental regulations.
- At peak operations, ARCA Canada employs about 100 green collar workers.