Recycling, Composting & Solid Waste

Notice of Alternative Approval Process - Pemberton and District Transfer Station Loan Authorization Bylaw

REMINDER:

An Alternative Approval Process is currently underway to seek elector approval of Squamish-Lillooet Regional District Pemberton and District Transfer Station Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 1567-2018, which is a bylaw to authorize the SLRD to borrow funds of up to $1,375,000 over a 30 year term, for the purpose of constructing a solid waste transfer station on SLRD-owned property at 1950 Venture Place in Pemberton, BC.

The deadline for elector responses in relation to this Alternative Approval Process is 4:30 p.m. on May 14, 2018. 

SLRD Waste Management Holiday Hours

The holiday schedule for solid waste facilities managed by the SLRD is as follows:

Lillooet Landfill:

Closed Sunday December 24th, Monday December 25th, Tuesday December 26th, and Monday January 1st.

Open Tuesday January 2nd and regular hours for all other days.

Pemberton Transfer Station:

Closed Monday December 25th, Tuesday December 26th, and Monday January 1st.

Pemberton Transfer Station: New Operating Hours

Starting November 20, 2017, the hours at the Pemberton Transfer Station will be changed during the week.

Beginning on November 20, 2017, the morning shift (7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.) during the week will be eliminated and the facility will now open one hour earlier in the afternoon (12:00 p.m.). The facility will continue to close at 7:00 p.m. The hours on the weekend will remain unchanged.

From November 20, 2017 the hours at the transfer station will be as follows:

Contract Opportunity: Zero Waste Educator (Part-time)

The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District is seeking expressions of interest from motivated, flexible and environmentally aware individuals to design, coordinate and deliver environmental workshops.

The purpose of this part-time, contract position is to design, organize, coordinate and deliver workshops to schools, organizations and groups within the community. The aim is to create interest in, and awareness of, regional and global waste management issues.

Devine Transfer Station CLOSED: June 26

The Devine Transfer Station will be closed on Monday June 26, 2017, due to attendant illness.

The Devine Transfer Station attendant is unable to operate the facility today due to personal illness. A substitute attendant has not been arranged in time for opening at 1:00 PM. The Devine Transfer Station will reopen on Wednesday June 28 at 4:00 PM.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Trial period of extended operating hours at Pemberton Transfer Station starts Monday

Starting Monday, May 15, 2017, the hours at the Pemberton Transfer Station will be expanded during the week.

This is a trial program.

In March 2017, the SLRD Board of Directors approved additional hours of operation at the Pemberton Transfer Station as part of the annual budget. The transfer station will now offer morning hours and close one hour later in the evenings.

Starting on May 15, 2017, the hours at the transfer station will be as follows:

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