Source separation bins now installed at all TNRD waste facility sites

The Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD) has finished completing the changes related to the disposal of recyclables at all of its solid waste facilities.

Recyclable materials will now have to be separated into six different categories at all solid waste facilities in the TNRD.

Residents visiting these sites will be asked to separate their recyclables and dispose of them in appropriate bins.

The six categories are:

1. Paper and cardboard

2. Containers (plastic, metal and paper)

3. Plastic bags and overwrap

4. White foam packaging

5. Coloured foam packaging

6. Glass bottles and jars

The changes are a result of the agreement the TNRD has entered into with Recycle BC, the provincial stewardship program. To conform to Recycle BC’s standards, all TNRD solid waste facilities must move to source separated recycling.

Source separation of recyclables only applies to residents who use TNRD Eco-Depots and Transfer Stations and does not apply to those who have curbside collection.

Residents should check with their curbside collection provider if they have questions about what goes in their carts.

For more information visit tnrd.ca, or follow them on Facebook for helpful recycling tips.

Just Posted

LETTER: Blanket firearms ban misses the point

A letter to the editor from MP Cathy McLeod

Organic food and beverage products sold in B.C. must be certified

VICTORIA - As of Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, people can buy British… Continue reading

Donna Kibble is running for council in Barriere

‘I love Barriere, I’m dedicated and I will do a good job.’

Making pictures with professional photographer John Enman

Black-and-white photography: film vs. digital

Environment Canada confirms Ottawa area hit by two tornadoes Friday

At one point more than 200,000 hydro customers were blacked out

Whitecaps see playoff dreams fade after 2-1 loss to FC Dallas

Goal in 87th minute seals Vancouver’s fate

B.C. students send books to displaced students of Hornby Island school fire

Maple Ridge elementary school teacher says students learned about acts of kindness

Trump drains oxygen from Trudeau foreign policy with PM, Freeland bound for UN

A lot has changed since the Liberals came to power in Canada in 2015

B.C. man fined $15,000, barred from trading securities for fraud

Larry Keith Davis used money from an investor to pay personal bills

Emergency crews investigate small sulphuric acid spill in Kootenays

IRM states a small volume of less than one cup and three dime-sized drips were leaked from carrier

Family, friends of B.C murder victim want killer sent back to max security facility

Group wants convicted murderer Walter Ramsay sent back to a maximum security facility

Most Read