Eco-depot opening delayed until Jan. 1

Thompson-Nicola Regional District originally hoped to open eco-depot in the fall of 2011

A 100' x 100' refuse drop-off building (l) at Clearwater's new eco-depot site appears near completion while a 70' x 70' recycle shed still need roof and walls as construction proceeds last week.

A 100′ x 100′ refuse drop-off building (l) at Clearwater’s new eco-depot site appears near completion while a 70′ x 70′ recycle shed still need roof and walls as construction proceeds last week. Thompson-Nicola Regional District originally hoped to open eco-depot in the fall of 2011.

However, the refuse and disposal facility at the Clearwater landfill will continue to operate until has trailers are in place to start hauling recycling and refuse from the eco-depot.

“Optimistically, we are looking at Jan. 1 to have trailers in place,” says TNRD manager of Environmental Health Services Don May.

 

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