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The 3rd Avenue Recycling Depot remains closed while the ACRD creates a reopening plan to keep staff and visitors safe. In the meantime, recycling is available at the ACRD landfill.

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 3rd Avenue Recycling Depot remains closed while the ACRD creates a reopening plan to keep staff and visitors safe. In the meantime, recycling is available at the ACRD landfill.
The next chapter of your summer adventure begins here

The next chapter of your summer adventure begins here

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

  • Jun 8, 2020
The next chapter of your summer adventure begins here
Many food delivery services say their boxes are fully recyclable, but boxes typically have a mixed material (foil or plastic) liner which is not recyclable. Recycle BC says once the liner is removed and garbaged, the remaining cardboard box is then fully recyclable.

Trimming waste – of food and food delivery

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

  • Jun 8, 2020
Many food delivery services say their boxes are fully recyclable, but boxes typically have a mixed material (foil or plastic) liner which is not recyclable. Recycle BC says once the liner is removed and garbaged, the remaining cardboard box is then fully recyclable.
While other distillers are bottling individual sizes of sanitizer, focusing on larger-size products lets Vancouver Island’s Shelter Point serve organizations like the RCMP, Department of National Defence, Fraser Health Authority, and school districts.

Vancouver Island distillery crafts sanitizer to meet Canadian need

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

  • Jun 8, 2020
While other distillers are bottling individual sizes of sanitizer, focusing on larger-size products lets Vancouver Island’s Shelter Point serve organizations like the RCMP, Department of National Defence, Fraser Health Authority, and school districts.
North Island College faculty + new virtual world bring benefits for students

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

Courses delivered with innovation and value

  • Jun 1, 2020
North Island College faculty + new virtual world bring benefits for students
Support local by shopping online in the Alberni Valley

Support local by shopping online in the Alberni Valley

New initiative helps businesses through COVID challenges

  • Jun 1, 2020
Support local by shopping online in the Alberni Valley
Effective May 22, rates for residents bringing branches to the Alberni Valley Landfill changed to a flat fee of just $5 per load.

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

Measure aims to curb backyard burning, illegal dumping

  • May 25, 2020
Effective May 22, rates for residents bringing branches to the Alberni Valley Landfill changed to a flat fee of just $5 per load.
Discover your dream staycation at this hidden gem!

Discover your dream staycation at this hidden gem!

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

  • May 18, 2020
Discover your dream staycation at this hidden gem!
Deep roots and fresh growth for local silviculture company

Deep roots and fresh growth for local silviculture company

From tree planting to wildfire management, this company is proud to call Port Alberni home

  • May 18, 2020
Deep roots and fresh growth for local silviculture company
Recycling and textiles in the Valley: What you need to know

Recycling and textiles in the Valley: What you need to know

Options exist for clothing and related items that no longer bring you joy

  • May 11, 2020
Recycling and textiles in the Valley: What you need to know
Your family staycation could look like this

Your family staycation could look like this

At Sugar Lake, find all your favourite Okanagan amenities, without the crowds!

  • May 4, 2020
Your family staycation could look like this
Recycling storage tips to get you through self-isolation

Recycling storage tips to get you through self-isolation

Circumstances have definitely changed over the past few weeks, and many of…

  • Apr 27, 2020
Recycling storage tips to get you through self-isolation
The Alberni Valley landfill on McCoy Lake Road has added a second recycling station to accommodate social distancing measures. Curbside recycling is also continuing.

Recycling during COVID: What you need to know

3rd Avenue depot is closed, but curbside and landfill recycling station remain open

  • Apr 13, 2020
The Alberni Valley landfill on McCoy Lake Road has added a second recycling station to accommodate social distancing measures. Curbside recycling is also continuing.
Business Continuity Plan: When You’re Ready, We’re Here for You

Business Continuity Plan: When You’re Ready, We’re Here for You

Comprehensive web, social and print options are available

  • Apr 1, 2020
Business Continuity Plan: When You’re Ready, We’re Here for You
Spring gardening offers lots of ways to reduce and recycle!

Spring gardening offers lots of ways to reduce and recycle!

Spring is in the air in Port Alberni and people are getting…

  • Mar 30, 2020
Spring gardening offers lots of ways to reduce and recycle!
Trash talk: Time to take the recycling challenge!

Trash talk: Time to take the recycling challenge!

Residents currently divert less than 20 per cent of recyclable material from the landfill

  • Mar 16, 2020
Trash talk: Time to take the recycling challenge!
Ron Merk is co-ordinating Sharing Lived Experience, an initiative of the Community Action Team’s Families Helping Families, March 25. Learn about a planned workshop series, offer feedback about topics of interest and chat with other families.

Families come together to explore impacts of addiction

CAT’s Families Helping Families hosts afternoon session March 25

  • Mar 9, 2020
Ron Merk is co-ordinating Sharing Lived Experience, an initiative of the Community Action Team’s Families Helping Families, March 25. Learn about a planned workshop series, offer feedback about topics of interest and chat with other families.