waste disposal

Trash collectors in Langley City will start refusing to pick up organic waste mixed with plastic. Even plastics that claim to be compostable will not be accepted. (Black Press Media files)

Organic waste mixed with plastic will be left at the curb, Langley City warns

Plastic contamination of green bins called ‘exceptionally high and unacceptable’

 

Jay Corkum and Meghan Rodger filled up several bags with discarded trash from a vacant lot on 198A Street near 72nd Avenue near the Willoughby Heights home on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Tackling trash: Langley family cleans up vacant lot

‘I said, well, let’s take a couple of hours out of our Saturday’

 

Township crews work on an illicit roadside dump site in the 23500 block of Rawlison Cres. on Sept. 1, 2020, one of six in three weeks that have cost $60,000 in cleanup costs (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Illicit dumping an expensive problem for Langley Township

Six incidents in three weeks have cost $60,000

 

Some of the hazardous waste dropped off during the 2019 event in Langley (Langley Advance Times file)
Some of the hazardous waste dropped off during the 2019 event in Langley (Langley Advance Times file)
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LETTER: Langley woman asks if society can hit the reset switch

The pandemic has people thinking about consumerism and how to change society

  • Jun 25, 2020
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