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Major appliance recycling available at North Coast Regional District facilities

The North Coast Regional District (NCRD) is partnering with the Major Appliance…

  • Feb 22, 2021

 

Unbuilders owner Adam Corneil with employee Erin Watkins in front of a deconstructed hearth. Unbuilders crews carefully deconstruct old homes to rescue as many reusable materials as possible, including old-growth timber. (Unbuilders photo)

B.C. deconstruction company ignites Dragons’ Den interest

Unbuilders deconstructs and salvages old buildings instead of sending them to landfill

 

Queen Charlotte resident Faye Laidlaw has been upcycling glass materials currently not accepted by the recycling system that serves Haida Gwaii. (Faye Laidlaw/Submitted photo)

Haida Gwaii resident upcycles glass into ‘quarantini’ tumblers

Faye Laidlaw of Queen Charlotte making tumblers, candleholders to keep glass out of landfill

 

FILE - The entrance to the recycling depot in Daajing Giids. On Friday, July 17, 2020, the North Coast Regional District board passed a resolution to update its Solid Waste Management Plan and began engaging Haida Gwaii municipalities in discussions about proposed changes. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer file)

Regional district proposes closure of unmonitored recycling bins, new depot for Masset

Proposed updates to Solid Waste Management Plan aim to reduce waste on Haida Gwaii, save money

FILE - The entrance to the recycling depot in Daajing Giids. On Friday, July 17, 2020, the North Coast Regional District board passed a resolution to update its Solid Waste Management Plan and began engaging Haida Gwaii municipalities in discussions about proposed changes. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer file)
The North Coast Regional District announced on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 that modified recycling services will be reintroduced on Haida Gwaii next week. (Pexels photo)

Recycling services in Queen Charlotte, Port Clements expanding next week

Residential plastics will be accepted again, but most residential transfer stations remain closed

The North Coast Regional District announced on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 that modified recycling services will be reintroduced on Haida Gwaii next week. (Pexels photo)