Zero-waste lunches are possible!

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

  • Sep 14, 2020


ACRD works on re-opening plan for Third Avenue recycling depot

Depot has been closed since March due to COVID-19


What is the Waste Management Hierarchy?

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

  • Aug 31, 2020


Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District eyes compost recycling in the city for spring 2021

Three-stream waste collection system pitched as ACRD begins to phase out organics from landfill

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

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

What recycling goes where in the ACRD? There’s going to be an app for that

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District hopes residents will use app once it’s developed

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

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 during COVID: What you need to know

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

  • Apr 13, 2020

What’s in your garbage?

Audit finds 47 per cent of Alberni Valley’s garbage is recyclable materials

  • Feb 24, 2020

Where does Port Alberni’s recycling go?

Probably the most frequently asked question that staff at the 3rd Ave.…

  • Feb 10, 2020

Why recycling works in the Alberni Valley!

Finding an end market for recycling is getting more and more difficult.…

  • Jan 27, 2020