Garbage

CRD director says ongoing garbage dumping ‘disgraceful and pathetic’

Sooke woman tired of finding garbage bags on edge of property

 

Inside the ongoing mission to scrub clean B.C.’s wild beaches

Six-week coastal expedition going to run out of time before it runs out of garbage

 

Disgruntled Tofino residents say visitors turning town into a free-for-all

Some West Coast residents angered by perceived lack of bylaw enforcement

 

Saanich police divers clear trash from Shawnigan Lake quarry

Quarry closed to public, owners allows police team to train

Wedding party bear sprayed at Okanagan campsite irks locals

Latest criminal activity at the Meadows leaves locals frustrated

Victoria landfill commercial access shift would have major impact: CRD director

Willis Point representative says cumulative effect on neighbourhood being understated

Security camera catches man illegally dumping garbage near Prospect Lake in Saanich

Suspect identified through social media, reported to authorities

Gloves and masks become problem litter as COVID-19 prompts people to cover up

Vancouver’s director of zero waste and resource recovery says the city is experiencing medical litter

Victoria councillor proposes higher dumping fees for cruise ships

Coun. Ben Isitt wants to see a spike in tipping fees at the Hartland Landfill

Saanich garbage collection days to change in 2020

Check District of Saanich website to look up new collection day

EDITORIAL: We need to step up our recycling efforts

As much as 60 per cent of items taken to landfill could be recycled

  • Nov 13, 2019

More than 25,000 single-use items thrown out in downtown Victoria every day

City staff say more needs to be done to prevent single-use items from going to the landfill

Majority of household trash going to the Hartland Landfill is recyclable, compostable

As much as 60 per cent of surveyed trash could be forwarded to other facilities

CRD aims to reduce solid waste going to Hartland Landfill by a third by 2030

District launches public engagement campaign for waste reduction strategies

VIDEO: City of Victoria finds high numbers of single-use items in initial stages of garbage analysis

Environmental scientists dig through local trash bins to see what people are throwing out

City of Victoria hiring someone to dig through its trash

Selected candidate will be responsible for going through city trash bins for new study