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Retailer has high hopes for Earth Day initiative

BURLINGTON, ON, March 12, 2020 /CNW/ – Burlington’s newest licensed cannabis retailer is encouraging residents to go green by offering their customers a $1.00 store credit in return for recycling legal cannabis packaging.* Corner Cannabis at 3007 New Street (which recently celebrated its grand opening on February 24, 2020) is excited to announce its participation in the Tweed x TerraCycle recycling initiative, Canada’s first country-wide cannabis packaging recycling program. 

“With Earth Day quickly approaching, Corner Cannabis and Ontario Cannabis Holdings Corp. are keen to show its commitment to a cleaner environment and the Burlington community,” said Jon Conquergood, CEO of Ontario Cannabis Holdings, owner of Corner Cannabis brands.  

In honour of Earth Day, between March 12 and April 22, Corner Cannabis will provide consumers with a $1.00 store credit for every piece of cannabis packaging purchased from a licensed cannabis retailer, including plastic bottles, tins, pre-roll tubes, and flexible plastic bags. Returned packaging will be transported, cleaned, sorted and processed into plastic pellets and precious metals. These pellets can be used to create park benches, picnic tables, playgrounds and many other products.

The Corner Cannabis team is committed to ongoing environmental and community-focused initiatives. “Sometimes, it is easy to become complacent with our responsibilities to recycle and keep our communities clean,” said Conquergood. “To help out, we are adding a financial incentive to our customers to remind them that it pays to be green. We also intend to demonstrate ongoing social responsibility by contributing a group of volunteers to support BurlingtonGreen’s city-wide Clean Up event in April and Green Up (tree planting) event in May.”

Come meet the team at Corner Cannabis located at 3007 New Street in Burlington, and help us set a good, neighbourly example.

* This program does not accept cannabis vapes. The vape recycling program is coming soon. Details in store.

About Corner Cannabis
Corner Cannabis is an AGCO licensed retail store, built in partnership with Ontario Cannabis Holdings Corp, a licensed cannabis retail operator. Corner Cannabis stores are comfortable, welcoming and intelligently designed for a more convenient shopping experience where staff are friendly, approachable and highly trained. We are committed to social responsibility by being an active and responsible member of the communities in which we operate.

About Terracycle
TerraCycle is an innovative waste management company with a mission to recycle the “non-recyclable.” TerraCycle partners with leading consumer product companies, retailers, cities, and facilities to recycle products and packages, from cannabis packaging to cigarette butts. To learn more about TerraCycle or to get involved in its recycling programs, visit www.terracycle.com.

SOURCE Ontario Cannabis Holdings Corp.

For further information: Media Contact: Samantha Goldsilver, [email protected], 647-668-8140

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