Waste site hours set after survey, review

At the Clearwater eco-depot, the new hours are, year-round, Tuesday to Sunday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Thompson-Nicola Regional District is changing the hours of operations at about a dozen of its Solid Waste Management facilities, beginning Thursday, Oct. 1.

The hours at the Blue River transfer station now will be year-round Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., and Sunday, noon – 4 p.m. The new hours are year-round.

At the Clearwater eco-depot, the new hours are, year-round, Tuesday to Sunday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The new hours at the Little Fort transfer station are now Wednesdays and Sundays, noon – 4 p.m.

There are no new changes to the hours at the Vavenby transfer station. They remain, year-round, Wednesdays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sundays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

There are also no changes at Louis Creek or Heffley Creek.

The changes to the hours of operation at some solid-waste facilities were determined after a detailed review of each site’s usage was conducted. These changes were approved by the board of directors on May 14.

 

This was followed up by surveys to gauge public opinion about the best days of the week and times of day each facility operates.