3rd Avenue Recycling Depot to reopen Oct. 1

COVID protocols will guide reopening

  • Sep 28, 2020

North Vancouver Island businesses achieve international success with Export Navigator

How small businesses are finding new customers in changing times

  • Sep 21, 2020

Use your Bear Smarts this fall!

Managing your attractants will help reduce human-bear conflicts

  • Sep 21, 2020
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Zero-waste lunches are possible!

To reduce plastic waste, take a look at the daily lunch routine

  • Sep 14, 2020

New facility brings sunshine and healing to BC kids

Brand new Sunny Hill Health Centre launches the next chapter for rehabilitation at BC children’s

  • Sep 7, 2020

Time to savour a sweet-tart home-grown harvest!

Celebrate BC’s favourite fall berry

  • Aug 31, 2020

What is the Waste Management Hierarchy?

It’s time to think beyond ‘reduce, reuse, recycle’

  • Aug 31, 2020

Time to rack up a little fun and fitness!

Welcome upgrades coming to Rack and Rally Social Hub

  • Aug 17, 2020

Don’t want to miss your recycling pick-up? There’s an app for that!

Mobile app launched: ACRD Recycling and Waste Wizard

  • Aug 17, 2020

Food Waste: Shouldn’t be happening…

In 2019, the AV Landfill generated 15,971 tonnes of waste. When broken…

  • Aug 3, 2020

Recycle Matters: Creating Positive Change and Opportunities

Recycle Matters is a social enterprise under the umbrella of INEO Employment…

  • Jul 20, 2020

New Product Stewardship Program opening for the Valley!

Product stewardship is an environmental management strategy guided by the principle that…

  • Jul 6, 2020

And when is the 3rd Avenue Recycling Depot opening?

The ACRD office receives approximately 20 calls a day with questions around…

  • Jun 22, 2020

The next chapter of your summer adventure begins here

All the amenities, none of the crowds: Discover Sugar Lake

  • Jun 8, 2020

Trimming waste – of food and food delivery

In 2017 the National Zero Waste Council conducted research on household food…

  • Jun 8, 2020

Vancouver Island distillery crafts sanitizer to meet Canadian need

Local know-how, economies of scale come together in Shelter Point sanitizer

  • Jun 8, 2020

North Island College faculty + new virtual world bring benefits for students

Courses delivered with innovation and value

  • Jun 1, 2020

Support local by shopping online in the Alberni Valley

New initiative helps businesses through COVID challenges

  • Jun 1, 2020

Flat $5 fee introduced at AV Landfill for branches, yard waste

Measure aims to curb backyard burning, illegal dumping

  • May 25, 2020

Discover your dream staycation at this hidden gem!

North Okanagan’s Sugar Lake offers four seasons of memory-making opportunities

  • May 18, 2020