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Bill Metcalfe | Nelson Star News

If your garbage or recycling bag looks a little on the heavy side, they will weigh it and if it’s over 44 pounds (20 kg) they’ll leave it on the curb with a note telling you it’s too heavy. more

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West Kootenay residents have until July 29 to respond to Earth Matters’ online survey about composting. more

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The Regional District of Central Kootenay is trying to make the newspaper industry join a provincial recycling stewardship program. An industry executive says if they are forced to pay proposed fees, a number of papers would have to shut down. more

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