waste disposal

Comox Strathcona Waste Management expects to go to tender this summer for the regional organics compost facility in Campbell River. File photo/Black Press

Comox Strathcona compost site should go to tender this summer

The regional organics facility is on target to open for the fall of 2022

 

Illegal dumping reports in the region dropped slightly in 2020. File photo

Comox-Strathcona regions find less illegal dumping in 2020

More than half of sites have items that could be disposed of for free or recycled

 

The CSWM passed a budget with a reduction in the tax requsition of $1 million for the year. Record file photo

Comox-Strathcona board passes solid waste budget with $1 million tax cut

Tipping fees will stay the same, and surplus money will be put into reserve

 

CSWM is planning to increase the space for loading bays at the Comox Valley Waste Management Centre. Record file photo

CSWM plans increase to number of Comox Valley landfill bays

The expansion prompted in part by COVID-19 spacing requirements

CSWM is planning to increase the space for loading bays at the Comox Valley Waste Management Centre. Record file photo
The engineered landfill located near Cumberland. (Black Press file photo)

Zeballos old landfill to close mostly by 2023: CSWM engineer

Waste will be transferred to a newly engineered facility in Cumberland

The engineered landfill located near Cumberland. (Black Press file photo)
CSWM expects to start the tendering process soon for the new cell at the landfill in the Comox Valley in 2021. Record file photo

Comox Strathcona Waste Management calls for design work on landfill cell

Staff expect they will issue request for qualifications for construction in first half of 2021

CSWM expects to start the tendering process soon for the new cell at the landfill in the Comox Valley in 2021. Record file photo
Comox Strathcona Waste Management has had to change the procurement process for its planned organics compost facility. Black Press File Photo

Comox Strathcona Waste Management gets no bids for compost facility

Staff changing procurement process to get more firms to submit proposals

Comox Strathcona Waste Management has had to change the procurement process for its planned organics compost facility. Black Press File Photo
CSWM is looking at the pandemic’s effect on tipping fees. Black Press file photo

Comox-Strathcona looks at pandemic’s effect on tipping fees for waste

Board also considers ways to help non-profits running second-hand stores

CSWM is looking at the pandemic’s effect on tipping fees. Black Press file photo
Comox Strathcona Waste Management is taking another look at plastic bags. Black Press file photo

Single-use bags divide Comox-Strathcona waste board

CSWM will also take a look at effect of COVID-19 on finances

Comox Strathcona Waste Management is taking another look at plastic bags. Black Press file photo
The organics composting facility will be built adjacent to the current Campbell River Waste Management Centre. Black Press file photo

Three proponents submit for Comox-Strathcona organics facility

Composting project delayed but should still be ready by December 2021

The organics composting facility will be built adjacent to the current Campbell River Waste Management Centre. Black Press file photo
Cumberland agreed to provide residential food and yard waste to the regional organics composting program. Black Press file photo

Cumberland signs on for region’s compost program

The Village has been involved with a pilot compost program since 2012

Cumberland agreed to provide residential food and yard waste to the regional organics composting program. Black Press file photo
Comox Strathcona Waste Management is moving ahead on closing recycling bins at Courtenay Country Market and Strathcona Gardens in Campbell River this summer. Black Press file photo

Comox Strathcona Waste Management recycling bins still on schedule to be closed

Tainted items make region’s single-stream bins too costly; staff hope Return-It sites open soon

Comox Strathcona Waste Management is moving ahead on closing recycling bins at Courtenay Country Market and Strathcona Gardens in Campbell River this summer. Black Press file photo
Changes to curbside pickup for residents in Cumberland are in effect as of March 30. File photo

Cumberland has new waste collection service

Emterra begins new collection service as of March 30

Changes to curbside pickup for residents in Cumberland are in effect as of March 30. File photo
Tipping fees are going up for Comox Strathcona Waste Management. Comox Valley Record file photo

Tipping fees to rise in Comox Valley, Strathcona regions

Increases are tied to inflation levels over the last three years

Tipping fees are going up for Comox Strathcona Waste Management. Comox Valley Record file photo