Environment

There will be a shift in the way residential recycling is handled in New Brunswick. The blue and grey box program, established in the Capital Region in 2001, will see limited change under new program management in the near-term. Fredericton Region Solid Waste will officially transfer management of its residential blue and grey box recycling

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A number of rural areas in the Capital Region Service Commission’s coverage area have changed garbage collection companies in 2024. Please note, CRSC’s Solid Waste Division does not collect residential or commercial garbage or waste. Several companies and independents have garbage collection contracts for 2024 and beyond. If there is a change in your garbage

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Fredericton Region Solid Waste is making a change to how it handles gyprock materials from commercial and residential customers. A new process will see FRSW – a division of Capital Region Service Commission – divert all gyprock materials from the landfill debris site to its construction and demolition site. The construction and demolition landfill site

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There can be many questions surrounding the collection of garbage and recycling items. Capital Region Service Commission’s Solid Waste Division wants to help. Please note the Solid Waste Division at 1775 Alison Blvd., does not collect garbage or recycle items, but is the end destination. There are contracted services throughout the some 125-square kilometre region

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Fredericton Region Solid Waste, soon to be known as Capital Region Service Commission, has produced another educational video, this time from the air. With a New Brunswick Environmental Trust Fund grant and filming and editing expertise from Fredericton-based Raynemaker Productions, the video covers the entire landfill from entering the gate down to its landfill gas

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We are in the midst of positive change in New Brunswick with local governance reform well underway. This restructuring is being led by the Government of New Brunswick through its Local Governance Reform Team, in conjunction with local governments, the regional service commissions and other stakeholder groups. Our path forward will lead to a modernized

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Residents using their grey boxes for recycling collection are asked to flatten any cardboard product that does not easily fit inside the curbside container. The grey box is designed for paper and cardboard recycling, but those who collect the items face obstacles with large quantities of cardboard that is not broken down for easier access.

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 Capital Region Service Commission’s Solid Waste Division’s (SWD) Recycle@Work program allows business clients to divert materials from office settings and ensuring quality products are recycled and not landfilled. SWD staff will leave supplied dollies for cardboard and paper outside on designated days for collection. There is no charge for this program. Recycle@Work is an office

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Capital Region Service Commission’s Solid Waste Division (SWD) accepts electronics – or e-waste – as part of its recycling operations. The landfill, which serves an approximate 125-square kilometre coverage area, will work in conjunction with Electronic Products Recycling Association (EPRA), a national entity designed to divert a wide list of items out of the landfill.

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 Capital Region Service Commission’s Solid Waste Division is asking its residents not to purchase large blue or grey dollies with wheels for recycling purposes. Items contained in either of the wheeled dollies will not be collected as collection trucks are not equipped to handle the larger-sized items. The oversized dollies are meant for garbage only

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