The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) is conducting a review of its Regional Solid Waste Management Plan (SWMP), last updated in 2009. The review will identify new initiatives for reduce, reuse, recycle and disposal programs for the next five years, as many of the 2009 recommendations have now been completed. A review of new opportunities and directions will be conducted to update the SWMP and to establish implementation priorities for the next five years.
The CSRD is hosting a Naming Contest for the composting product that the CSRD will begin selling in spring 2014. Enter your name suggestion for a chance to win an iPAD!
The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) has been made aware that some residents, particularly in Electoral Area E (Rural Sicamous and Malakwa), have been approached at their homes by two individuals claiming to be conducting water sampling for the CSRD.
This is not the case. The CSRD is not currently conducting any door-to-door water testing at residences in any of the CSRD's Electoral Areas.
Over the weekend, CBC's Marketplace aired a story exposing challenges related to plastics recycling in British Columbia.
As a result, questions have been raised regarding the CSRD's collection of plastic recyclables.
The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) has been awarded the highest level ‘Achievement of Carbon Neutrality’ from the Provincial-Union of BC Municipalities Green Communities Committee.
The Level 4 award comes after the CSRD successfully met the goal of corporate carbon neutrality for the 2018 reporting year.
Please note: the Columbia Shuswap Regional District office located at 555 Harbourfront Drive, NE, Salmon Arm will be closed for one day to allow for staff training. This closure does not affect the CSRD’s landfill sites or transfer stations, which will remain open for their usual hours of operation.