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Solid Waste

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.

  • For up-to-date information from Comox Strathcona Waste Management (CSWM), visit the CSWM website , Facebook page  or contact with your questions.
  • For inquiries related to engineering services, please email or call 250.830.6700  |  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 –

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.  Next Clean-Up Days are April 17 & 18 from 9am to 4pm.  More information can be found HERE.

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.