Recycling, Composting & Solid Waste

Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) Enacts a Wildlife Attractant Bylaw in all Electoral Areas

The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) Board has adopted an expanded wildlife attractant bylaw that aims to mitigate human-wildlife conflict in the region.

At the July 25, 2018 board meeting, Electoral Area A was added to the scope of Squamish-Lillooet Regional District Wildlife Attractant Bylaw No. 1551-2018 (“Bylaw”), which now applies to all four SLRD Electoral Areas.

Free Scrap Car Disposal at Gold Bridge Waste Transfer Station: August 23 - September 6

From August 23 until September 6, the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) will waive the tipping fee to dispose of old scrap cars at the Gold Bridge Waste Transfer Station (GBWTS). The SLRD is looking to provide an incentive to residents to remove old, inoperable vehicles from their properties and surrounding communities, including frames, motors and car chassis. This initiative is part of the larger directive of the SLRD to remove the stockpile of scrap metal at the GBWTS in the most cost effective way for residents and tax payers.

Request for Proposals - Britannia Beach and Furry Creek Residential Curbside Refuse Collection

The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) is requesting proposals from qualified firms to provide residential curbside refuse (garbage, recycling and organics) collection serices for the communities of Britannia Beach and Furry Creek. 

Please see the posting for the complete details on this Request For Proposals. 

Employment Opportunity: Resource Recovery Coordinator (Permanent, full-time)

The SLRD is seeking to fill the permanent, full-time position of Resource Recovery Coordinator.

The position encompasses a wide range of responsibilities within the SLRD Engineering Services Department with a focus on Solid Waste Management.

The primary purpose of this position is to implement, supervise, monitor and develop solid waste and recycling initiatives in accordance with the SLRD Solid Waste Management Plan and to oversee landfill and waste transfer stations and educational programming, under the direction of the Director of Engineering Services. 

Contracting Opportunity: Design and Geotechnical Services - Pemberton and District Transfer Station

The SLRD is requesting Proposals from qualified firms to provide design and construction support services for a new solid waste transfer station in Pemberton. A geotechnical investigation is also required, with an assessment of the preload requirements of the site, if any.

Proposals will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Monday, July 23. 2018.

Devine Transfer Station: Closed Today (Monday, June 18)

The Devine Transfer station will be closed on Monday June 18th due to attendant illness, and will reopen during normally scheduled hours on Wednesday from 4-8PM.

If you require immediate assistance, the Pemberton Transfer Station located at 1947 Carpenter Road in the Pemberton Industrial Park is open today from 12PM – 7PM.

We apologize for the inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding. 

 

New Waste Collection Category - Other Flexible Packaging

The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District and our member municipalities are now collecting a new waste category at participating waste depots, titled Other Flexible Plastic Packaging. This material is one of the fastest growing packaging types on the market and the largest category of packaging that previously wasn’t collected at depots throughout the SLRD in partnership with Recycle BC.

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. 

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