Environment

Commission 11, it is my pleasure to present the Annual Report for 2021. In her comments for last year’s report, Mayor Judy Wilson-Shee described 2020 as a year without precedent and one for which we couldn’t have been prepared. Although 2021 looked promising in terms of putting the pandemic behind us including restrictions being withdrawn

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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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One of Fredericton Region Solid Waste’s most popular programs is continuing, but there are changes to its Recycle@Work program. Recycle@Work is an office and school program designed to collect paper and some pieces of cardboard from those environments. The no charge service sees FRSW dollies placed in office areas and emptied on an as-needed, call

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Fredericton Region Solid Waste’s Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) was presented to the public Thursday, Jan. 21. Those interested in the EIA surrounding FRSW’s landfill maximum height increase project registered at https://frswc.ca/eia/ That page also includes the regulator’s final report on the EIA. For further information, contact info@frswc.ca

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Residents of Fredericton Region Solid Waste’s collection routes are asked to please use garbage bags inside waste containers during designated collection days. By bagging your garbage, there are odour reductions to reduce potential wildlife interest and avoid inviting scents, mold and other residues from building inside the collection containers. Bagging also avoids residual waste from

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Fredericton Region Solid Waste’s Board of Directors approved the 2022 annual operating budget with tipping fees for regular garbage moving from $99 to $102 a metric tonne. All other fees will remain unchanged, and material being deposited at the recycling facility will continue to be received at no charge. – Regular Garbage – $102 /

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