Feb 19th, 2013 at a regular Council Meeting, Council approved a curbside collection program for the District of Squamish for 2013. Yard waste will be collected every other week on the same day the Recycling collection takes place, starting May 13, 2013 through to Nov 15th, 2013. Click here for a new schedule. Yardwaste is to be placed at the curbside in Kraft bags, old style garbage cans or tied in bundles. Together with an ongoing education and awareness program to encourage keeping a high quality of material at the same time as increasing the quantity there will continue to be no plastic bags allowed.
Collected material will be chipped and trucked to the Whistler facility where it will be composted.
Carney’s is going to put out 50 of their 65 Gallon Totes with green lids to each neighborhood as a pilot program for the equipment and participation with the totes.