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Ricova Integrated recycling management - Saint-Hub
5000, Armand-Frappier Street, Saint-Hubert, Quebec, Canada

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Ricova is the only global company capable of providing complete integrated recycling management solutions from start to finish.Ricova is proud to be able to help make our planet greener.  We collect, process and market all recycled materials (paper, cardboard, plastic, metal and scrap metal) to every market in the world.

Active on a global scale, Ricova is one of the most integrated recycling companies in the world. From collection to recycling to marketing, and by way of materials import and export, we manage every stage of the recycling process, at home and abroad.Ricova is managed by a team of determined, devoted and dynamic young entrepreneurs with many years of experience in the field of recuperation. Our ability to find outlets for recyclable material, our commitment to material recuperation, our ability to enhance the value of recyclable material and our close ties with various international markets make us one of the most flexible companies in the industry.

Our strength? To offer tailored solutions to our clients’ needs and a service dedicated to excellence. Let’s work together in making a better world. Greener, more durable, more engaged.Our strengths are in offering tailored solutions to meet our clients’ needs, while being responsive and providing excellent customer service. By working together we can all do our part to making a greener, cleaner world.Together we can offer future generations a world where respect for the environmental and our planet is at the heart of our values.

Our History

It all started in 2001 in a small Brossard (Canada) office. Driven by a desire to be an entrepreneur and the desire to take concrete action in the environment, Dominic Colubriale founded Forest Fibers.This new business started at a crucial moment: exports to Asia were rapidly growing. Forest Fibers established itself as the first Eastern Canadian company to export recycled waste and paper from Quebec and Ontario, to Asia.

From 20 employees in 2003 to more than 200 today, our company is a major force in the industry and a first-rate employer.Present in important international markets such as North America, South America and Asia, Forest Fibers, already recognized as a global leader, changes its name for Ricova.

  • September 1st, 2001 : Forest Fibers is born.
  • 2001 – 2003 – Sales reached 10 and 14-million dollars within the first and second years of business, respectively.
  • In September 2003 – Forest Fibers’ logistics subsidiary began operations. Today, this entity is named SEAWEST a division of Ricova.
  • December 2005 – Purchase our first building in December 2005 and move the offices to Saint-Hubert, QC.
  • July 2007 – Purchase of first recycling plant, RCI Canada – Entreprise Écologique.
  • January 2008 – Recycle City USA (RCUSA) plant in New Jersey is opened.
  • January 2009 – Americana Meats begins operations
  • March 2009 – Greenworld recycling is launched.
  • 2009 – Awarded City of Sherbrooke’s public tender and takes over and manages the municipal recycling plant.
  • April 2010 – Purchase of Recyclage de Montreal.
  • July 2011 – Launch of new fine papers division.
  • September 2011 – Awarded the first SAQ public tender.
  • January 2012 – Establish a new joint venture with Provision in the Turks and Caicos.
  • March 2012 – Open a sales office in Barranquilla, Colombia.
  • April 2015 – Purchase of Panama’s first recycling plant, Ecorecicladore, renamed Ricova Panama.
  • May 2015 – Purchase 51% of Kurbirton’s shares to create Ricova Jamaica.
  • August 2015 – Launch Ricova KK in partnership with KK which becomes our first plastic recycling plant.
  • September 2015 – A new era begins as we change our name from Forest Fibers to Ricova.

At Ricova we are committed to excellence towards suppliers and customers. We build a unique relation with each and every one and offer services and products that meet their needs. We are devoted to providing effective solutions for all recycling and recuperation needs.

Develop and use innovative recycling processes to reduce cost, bring value directly to the end-user, and provide greater benefits to all our customers.


  • Team work : Success is first and foremost based on teamwork, and all teamwork is built on respect.

  • Passion : Passion gives birth to impressive projects. We share our passion with our employees to foster a common goal: a healthy and rewarding work environment.

  • Efficiency : Swift and flexible are the two words that sum up our sense of work well done. It’s always our goal to provide clients and suppliers with the best possible service.

  • Reliability : Our team doesn’t only hold its promises, it is committed to exceed expectations.

  • Our commitment : Our commitment to achieving our goals is one of our core strengths. We are focused on the future and each project is us the opportunity to outperform ourselves.

  • Integrity : We are proud of our work, our business integrity and our professional ethics.


We provide integrated recyclable waste management services that include everything from recycling bin pick up to full container loads.  Our logistic team adapts to our clients’ needs to make certain they receive everything they require.  We provide complete turnkey solutions that include the installation of the appropriate recycling equipment and processes for your business.


We manage every step of the recycling process from pick up, sorting and baling to delivering it to the end user anywhere in the world.We collect all recyclable waste, regardless of quantity, and sell it to promising markets to provide you with the best financial return.We have created programs that allow clients to sign supply purchase agreements for all their recyclables helping them finance operations.  This helps clients focus on core strengths and their primary business .  Ricova provides peace of mind and helps clients achieve their business goals.Logistics is one of strengths. Whether the quantity of residual and recyclable waste is small or large, we ensure transport within the stipulated time period and at the best possible price.


We offer fine paper and rolls brokerage service. Our goal is to supply paper and recyclable cardboard to paper mills worldwide. Furthermore, we have developed programs with plants to buy their paper and cardboard products and resell these products to specialized companies in printing, packaging and paper distribution.Our paper reselling services cover all international markets.

Our Strength

Finding adaptable solutions to each of our clients specific needs is our passion. We take the time to listen to our clients, clearly understand their needs, and provide highly personalized service to each and every one.Our state-of-the-art custom systems allow us to provide you with information in real time, for the status of a delivery, or for information on waste collection.With a worldwide presence, Ricova opens new markets for recycled paper, recycled cardboard, recycled plastic and recycled metal exports.Ricova gives you peace of mind. You’re in good hands. Our greatest benefit to client is our ability to provide choices.

Recycling is our passion. We put all the pieces of the puzzle together to meet your recycling and recuperation needs while reducing your costs.All of our trucks are equipped with a satellite positioning GPS and a mobile communication system allowing continuous communication between drivers, dispatch and customer service. Our fleet is made of 50 units and more than 3,000 containers (2 to 68 yards’ capacity) allowing for a quick and efficient response to clients’ requests.


Ricova Services manages materials discarded by Quebecers, from curb-side collection to elimination by enhancing recovery and recycling. No material is useless at Ricova.  Everything receives a second life.We primarily offer our waste management services throughout the province of Quebec. We collect thousands of tons of domestic, commercial and industrial residual waste. We manage:

  • residential recycling pickup
  • municipal recycling pickup
  • commercial and industrial waste and recycling removal
  • institutional waste recycling programs

We offer collection of residual waste and recyclable material in numerous Quebec cities. We also offer complete waste management service such as :

  • Rear end and front end pick up service
  • Rolloff pickup service
  • Container drop off, anywhere from 240 liters bins all the way to 68 cubic yards
  • Recycling equipment installation to meet any needs (stationary and integrated compactors, balers, and more)


The Ricova Colombia and Ricova Malaysia divisions basically do the same thing: they are primarily focused on buying LDPE film (shopping bag, agri film, LDPE-A, B and C grade).We presently source mainly from North and South America and Europe. We also have programs where we partner with the generator, supply the proper equipment to bale the material, and have supply agreements to buy this material 12 months a year.

Ricova Industries specialize in transforming LDPE into plastic pellet resins. These pellets are resold to different plastic manufacturing companies to produce new plastic products (plastic bags, plastic covered cables, plastic packaging, etc).

 Ricova Colombia and Malaysia promote recycling. We work hand in hand with our partners (consumers, suppliers and associations) to ensure that recycling reaches new heights. We make every effort to evolve and come up with new and efficient recycling methods while expending into new international markets.Our main strength is to offer complete process optimization in the fields of management, integration and polymer recycling.Both the recuperation and production aspects of platic polymer recycling are booming. Trust in Ricova’s experts for your collection, purchase and polymer transformation needs.

Company Services
  • Cardboard Recycling
  • Paper Recycling
  • Plastic Recycling
  • Metal Recycling
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5000, Armand-Frappier Street
Saint-Hubert, Quebec
ZIP: J3Z 1G5

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