Recycling successful

Recycling in the Columbia Shuswap Regional District is being embraced by most residents, so improvements to the program will continue

  • Oct. 27, 2015 3:00 p.m.

Recycling in the Columbia Shuswap Regional District is being embraced by most residents, so improvements to the program will continue. Ben Van Nostrand with the CSRD told city council Monday that keeping food waste out of the landfill is one highlight of a consultation process. He expects such a program would begin with commercial operations, perhaps with a commercial ban starting mid-2016, and then a larger pilot project in 2017. Other demands from the community the CSRD is working to fulfill include: more hazardous waste disposal; expansion of curbside collection to Sorrento, Blind Bay and Sicamous; and expanding recyclable products to include such things as hard-cover books.



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