Green Living

3rd Avenue Recycling Depot to reopen Oct. 1

COVID protocols will guide reopening

  • Sep 28, 2020


Zero-waste lunches are possible!

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

  • Sep 14, 2020


What is the Waste Management Hierarchy?

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

  • Aug 31, 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

Trimming waste – of food and food delivery

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

  • Jun 8, 2020

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

Measure aims to curb backyard burning, illegal dumping

  • May 25, 2020

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