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Waste Services (Electoral Area A & B)

Waste & collection services for Cortes Island & Sayward Valley.

COVID-19 Update

The Strathcona Regional District (SRD) is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and reviewing its essential services and decision-making processes to ensure business continuity during the COVID-19 pandemic. As an essential service provider, the SRD must continue to operate and maintain service delivery that is crucial to the well-being of residents.

Significant effort has been put into planning and preparedness and the SRD is taking this situation very seriously, doing everything possible to respond to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic in a safe, measured and concerted manner.

The following is an update to Electoral Area A & B Waste Services:

  • Electoral Area A: SRD waste services continue as usual; however we are encouraging limiting your trips to the landfill. Zeballos landfill isn’t collecting cash but keeping a tab for residents bringing garbage to the facility.  Comox Strathcona Waste Management (CSWM) – Facilities are open but encouraging social distancing and the limiting of trips to the landfill, if absolutely necessary.  Landfill is not accepting cash at this time and the Return-It depot in Campbell River is closed.
  • For up-to-date information from Comox Strathcona Waste Management, click HERE or contact engineering@srd.ca with your questions.
  • Electoral Area B: Curbside garbage pick up is continuing as usual and curbside recycling pick up will resume Saturday May 30th. The recycling building and Free Store remain closed at this time. Residents are being asked to only bring household garbage to the centre at this time.
  • Sayward Solid Waste Clean-Up Days – CANCELLED

For inquiries related to engineering services, please call 250.830.6700 or toll free at 1.877.830.2990.


SRD Waste Services in Sayward Valley & Cortes Island

The Strathcona Regional District (SRD) provides solid waste services to residents living in the Sayward Valley (Electoral Area A) and on Cortes island (Electoral Area B).

Within the Sayward Valley, once a week roadside waste pick-up is available, and on Cortes Island, weekly roadside pick up for both waste and recycling is available.

Sayward Solid Waste Clean-Up Days – CANCELLED

Clean-Up Days in Sayward is an event that happens three times a year. Household waste items that are too large for regular waste collection can be discarded on the scheduled days.  New dates to be determined.

Further Information

For questions and additional information on our waste services, schedules or what is eligible for roadside waste or recycling pick up, please contact 250-830-6719.