Garbage & Recycling

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Curbside Recycling Contamination

Contamination in curbside recycling collection can result in entire loads of recyclables having to be landfilled making recycling expense for us all. Watch the video below and learn what shouldn't go in curbside recycling.

Solid Waste Management Plan Amendment

The CVRD is updating the Solid Waste Management Plan. The Plan contains important information on waste disposal and reduction, and provides a long-term vision for managing waste in our region. A public consultation period wrapped up on September 14, and a Public Consultation Report is currently being prepared. The Report and updated Plan, will be presented to the Plan Advisory Committee in October.

Learn more about the proposed updates and next steps.