Multi-family Recycling – All Buildings Required by Dec 31, 2016
All multi-family buildings in Campbell River will be required to have recycling in place by December 31, 2016 and there are incentives in place for buildings starting new recycling programs.
For more information on the program requirements click here.
Due to stricter end-market guidelines, paper bags lined with plastic (e.g. dog food bags, tortilla chip bags, etc.) are no longer accepted in blue bins.
Recycle BC, the organization established by industry to improve recycling, provides an incentive to Campbell River to continue providing the existing blue box curbside collection program through current contractor Emterra Environmental. Recycling collection schedules will remain the same, with collection on a weekly basis.
Did you know that the average household in Campbell River discards 340 kg of garbage each year, but as much as 90% of it can be diverted from the landfill? Items such as milk cartons, aerosol cans, spiral wound containers for frozen juice, cookies and other items, hot and cold drink cups and plastic plant pots are able to be recycled.
A wide range of materials are accepted at the depots.
Visit the Comox Strathcona Waste Management website to find a complete list and a location near you.