VIA Corporation, new operator of Montreal’s Lachine sorting center

Lévis, September 19, 2022 - société via, a social economy enterprise based in lévis, is initiating a transition of operations for the processing of recyclable materials at the lachine sorting center.

Société VIA will sort and sell over 90,000 tonnes of recyclables for the western part of the City of Montreal, thus enabling the company to fulfill its social mission of creating some 50 jobs. As an adapted company, Société VIA will enable the hiring of people living with functional limitations, which contributes positively to the social impact in the region.

Quality at its best

To date, Société VIA operates four sorting centers in the province: Lévis, Québec, Rivière-du-Loup and Saguenay. With its wealth of experience, the Société VIA team focuses on the quality of its products, making it a benchmark in the recycling sector. The company ensures rigorous control at every stage of the sorting process, to produce bales that exceed the most stringent industry standards. “In addition to ensuring the continuity of operations at the Lachine sorting center, Société VIA will be helping to create new, adapted jobs in the Montreal region. For us, two priorities remain: to keep our social mission alive while ensuring optimal, high-performance sorting of recyclable materials,” says Jean-Sébastien Daigle, President and CEO.

About Société VIA

For 45 years now, the NPO has specialized in the sorting and recovery of recyclable materials. Its primary mission is to create adapted jobs for people with functional limitations, within a framework of integration and adaptation. Its expertise enables it, among other things, to supply Quebec companies with raw materials.