News

Extra pickup possible in PoCo

Extra garbage pickup is being offered to Port Coquitlam residents the next two weeks to assist with longer waits between collection days due to statutory Christmas holidays.  - TRI-CITY NEWS FILE PHOTO
Extra garbage pickup is being offered to Port Coquitlam residents the next two weeks to assist with longer waits between collection days due to statutory Christmas holidays.
— image credit: TRI-CITY NEWS FILE PHOTO

Extra garbage pickup is being offered to Port Coquitlam residents the next two weeks to assist with longer waits between collection days due to statutory Christmas holidays.

Additional collection days have been added between Christmas and Jan. 7, and residents who phone the city’s operations centre can receive an added pickup.

But those who would like to take advantage of the service must make sure their waste is sorted correctly.

All food scraps, soiled papers and yard trimmings must be put in green carts while clean paper (including wrapping paper), plastic and tins must be in the blue carts. According to the city, drivers will be checking bins to ensure waste is sorted correctly before picking up the carts.

Those PoCo residents interested in receiving additional waste pickup over the holidays should call 604-927-5496. For more information about sorting waste, go to www.portcoquitlam.ca/wasteloss.

gmckenna@tricitynews.com

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Teacher strike cheques in the mail
 
Most colonoscopies on time in Fraser region despite demand surge
 
SPOTLIGHT: A Class Act brings in $50k for Douglas students
Donated bag contained extra dough
 
Riverview on national endangered list?
 
Port Mann demolition crews heed noise complaints
Police blitz highlights jaywalking dangers
 
Border seizures net guns, drugs, cash
 
Eviction deadline looms for homeless South Surrey couple

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 29 edition online now. Browse the archives.