Plastic bags and overwrap are very difficult to separate from other recycling materials. Problems with separation mean that less of the plastic bags and less of the other material can be recycled due to contamination.Read More
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Grow the Mo for Movember! ElectroRecycle, B.C.'s small appliance and power tool recycling program, is donating $5.00 toMovember Foundation for every electric razor, beard trimmer and shaver collected during the month of November! Drop Off at Carney's Recycling Centre!Read More
Recycle + Raise Funds for the Canadian Cancer Society. Recycle your unwanted personal hair care appliances this September at Carney's Recycling Depot or the Landfill Public Depot and help raise funds for the Canadian Cancer Society...Read More
Carney's Waste Systems has been a leader in waste management solutions for the Sea to Sky corridor since 1965. We are currently seeking applications for a full time Mechanic Position at our Squamish location.Read More
The Sea to Sky Corridor will feel very few of the changes from the new Provincial Recycling Programs starting May 19, 2014. Under the BC Recycling Regulation, businesses that supply packaging and printed paper to BC residents will be responsible for collecting and recycling these materialsRead More
On March 18th, 2014 at a regular Council Meeting, Council approved a curbside collection program for the District of Squamish for 2014. Yard waste will be collected every other week on the same day the Recycling collection takes place, starting May 12, 2014 through to Nov 14th, 2014. Click here for a new schedule.Read More
Best practices for recycling Plastic Film (Plastics Bags & Soft Plastic) is to not put it in your curbside or mixed plastic’s recycling programs. Plastic film is best collected for recycling if collected separately at local depots.Read More
Please note that scheduled "Recycle" services for Wednesday December 25th will be moved to Thursday December 26th, 2013 and scheduled "Garbage" services January 1st will be done on Thursday January 2, 2013. Please have your totes out by 7:45 am for collection. This only affects residents of Garibaldi Estates. All other scheduled services will continue as scheduled over the 2013 Holiday Season.
Recycleman visits Whistler Bungee Jumping’s operations, Whistler Bungee Jumping are one of many “Recycling Champions” in the Whistler area. Implementing Best Practices to ensure their operations Reuse, Reduce, and Recycle as much as possible to reduce their impact on the environment. On Recycleman’s visit he was talked into a bungee jump.Read More
Traffic Alert for Sunday August 25, 2013 To residents and users of the Whistler Transfer Station and Compactor Sites - Whistler will host Subaru IRONMAN® Canada, a world-class sporting event with 2600 athletes and around 3000 volunteers. Traffic pattern changes will be put in effect on the day of the race throughout Whistler and Pemberton to ensure the safety of both participants and travelers. Delays can be expected from the Callaghan Valley to Whistler between 8:30 am and 12:30 pm. For more detailed information see this site http://www.whistler.com/ironman/Read More
The Yard Waste Collection program is in full swing throughout the District of Squamish now. Carney’s has placed over 250 curbside totes with Green Lids to our contest winners, congratulations to all. With three weeks of participation we have diverted over 58 Metric Tonnes of yard waste to be composted at Whistler’s municipal compost facility. Over 22 MT was collected last week which is a 37% increase over the first week. As a reminder please have your yard waste out by 7:45 am on your collection day. Soil produced from the facility is available at the Whistler Transfer station or for less than 12 yards call Spectrum Landscaping at 604 892-5015; for more than 12 yards contact Colleen Carney at Carney’s Waste Systems at 604 892-4901.Read More
At yesterday’s Squamish Chamber of Commerce 2013 Business Excellence Awards, Owen Carney was honored with the “BILL MANSON AWARD (CITIZEN OF THE YEAR)”. The award was presented by Leila Mitchell of The Chief. Owen was delighted to be recognized for his extensive community work.Read More
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. Click here to win the use of one of these totes for the year.
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.
Bylaw2251, 2012, establishes a Solid Waste Utility to Regulate Solid Waste Disposal in the District of Squamish. Waste is defined as “Residual Waste with NO Recycle or Reuse options”. Squamish offers several options for diverting reusable and recyclable waste. Find out more about Best Practices at Home and at Work and What goes Where in your area.Read More