Monday Recycling Collection Moved to Saturday

Jan 12, 2010

Victoria, BC – Capital Regional District Blue Box recycling pickup services were delayed Monday, January 11, 2010, due to a ruptured gas main at the Bay Street Bridge. The Bridge and surrounding streets were closed preventing International Paper Industries (IPI), the contractor for collection of recycling, from accessing their business.

Although IPI opened for business in the afternoon, trucks were only able to complete some of Monday’s scheduled routes. Residents living west of Kangaroo road including areas such as Sooke, East Sooke, Shirley, Jordon River, some parts of Metchosin and Becher Bay that would normally have had their recycling collected on Monday, should place their recycling items at the curb by 7:30am this coming Saturday, January 16, 2010, when their rescheduled pickup will take place.

For further information, please visit the CRD website.

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For further information please contact:
Sheila Taylor, Manager, Community Relations
Corporate Communications, CRD
Tel: 250.360.3308
Cell: 250.216.4427