The District of West Vancouver is serious about reducing waste. In 2016, new recycling stations were installed in all municipal buildings. The new bins provide additional opportunities for residents, visitors and staff to divert waste from the landfill.
The municipal building recycling program is similar to our successful residential recycling program, making it easier to recycle wherever you go:
- black is for garbage
- yellow is for paper
- green is for food scraps
- blue is for containers
But bins don't recycle. People do! It is important for all users—both staff and the public—to do their part and sort materials properly into the right bins.
What Goes In
Similar to the streetside recycling program, the following items are accepted in each stream: