VIDEO: Squamish editor's recycle bin — exposed

Local auditors sift through home recycle tote

It can be confusing to know what goes where when it comes to recycling in Squamish.

The Squamish Chief's editor, Jennifer Thuncher, invited the District of Squamish and Squamish CAN auditors to sift through her recycle tote and see how she is doing with her sorting. She got some things wrong and some right.

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Check it out.

Links mentioned in the video

*District’s new What Goes Where guide: This can be printed and cut so that you can place it near the appropriate bins in your home. Or on the wall in the garage! 

www.squamish.ca/what-goes-where

*The Waste Wizard is an easy way to look up the disposal of the weird items that aren’t intuitive. There are two ways to access it. Either through the District website at: www.squamish.ca/collection-schedule  or you can download the free Curbside Collection app and it is the magnifying glass icon in the app.

 Here is a list of what is flexible packaging, which can be brought to London Drugs or the Queensway Recycle Depot (GFL) - recyclebc.ca/flexiblepackaging/  and https://recyclebc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Material-List_Other-Flexible-Plastic-Packaging.pdf

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