The CVRD had planned for a 4% garbage disposal fee increase in early 2022. However, a 11% increase will be in effect as of June 1 to offset the higher than expected fuel costs and account for the rising costs of landfilling regional garbage. Read on...
Recycling & Waste Management 2021 Annual Report
As the Cowichan Valley population increases, the region’s waste management services also evolve to meet the needs of our growing community. The Recycling and Waste Management 2021 Annual Report provides an overview of how we are managing the changing needs of our community as we work toward the ultimate goal of Zero Waste.
The Report highlights the goals of recycling and waste management as directed by the 2018 regional Solid Waste Management Plan, and the various services, programs and public education projects that bring these goals to life. To read the report, click here.
Reducing Landfill Waste Through Three-Stream Curbside Collection
From May 9th - June 10th, 2022, the CVRD invited regional residents, business owners, community groups, and those with an interest in three-stream curbside-collection (organics, recycling, garbage), to participate in an inclusive engagement process to gather their thoughts on the future of curbside collection.