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

Jan 31, 2017 12:00 AM News

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

Jul 25, 2016 12:00 AM News

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

Mar 21, 2016 1:00 PM News