The Garbage Barge is Ready to Launch for Islands Clean Up

Tags:  2024 | News Release
Date Released: May 3, 2024

The Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) is starting its annual Islands Clean Up program, a residential garbage and recycling collection service for island residences on Anvil, Gambier, Keats, and surrounding islands, Thormanby, Trail, Hardy and Nelson Islands.

A construction vehicle loads garbage onto a barge.

Seven separate events are planned for July and August to collect garbage and scrap metal for recycling. This year’s special items for collection include mattresses, boxsprings, fridges and freezers.

Register, review the schedule and find information on accepted items at Registration for flags stops and special items is required.