Did you know?
The Comox Strathcona Waste Management services (CSWM) manages waste and recycling for the Comox Valley Regional District and the Strathcona Regional District.
All solid waste originating within the boundaries of the Comox Valley and Strathcona Regional Districts can be brought to the Comox Valley Waste Management Centre, the Campbell River Waste Management Centre, or any CSWM transfer stations.
Charges for depositing solid waste, controlled wastes and recyclable materials at Waste Management Centres (landfills) are listed below.
Household hazardous waste (HHW) is any waste from your home that you consider to be dangerous or of which you are unsure.
Do you have curbside pick-up in your area? Acceptable materials in your blue box include common household recyclable paper, plastic, plastic foam, metal, aluminum and glass.
Do you utilize a recyling depot? Locations and hours are listed below.
Regional Organics Facility
A new regional organics composting facility has been approved for the Campbell River Waste Management Centre – Block J (6300 Argonaut Road), with a transfer station to be located at the Comox Valley Waste Management Centre.This composting facility will enable curbside organics collection for over 30,000 single-family dwellings in Campbell River, Comox, Cumberland and Courtenay. This household organic material will be transformed into finished compost for agriculture and landscaping.
Construction will begin in fall 2021 and phased introduction of organics collection will begin over the summer and fall of 2022. The compost facility and transfer station will be fully operational by fall 2022.
For more information, visit www.cswm.ca/regionalorganics.
Visit our webpage to learn more about the CVRD’s SkyRocket compost and tips on how to use compost.
Do you live in Royston?
The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) contracts out Emterra Environmental for the pick-up of garbage and recycling in Royston.