Woodwaste Diversion
Wood Recycling
Help reduce waste with our Wood Waste Diversion program.

Wood Waste Diversion

Selected wood waste products at the Comox Valley and Campbell River Waste Management Centres are diverted from the landfill. The menu below provides details about wood waste that will be accepted for diversion and wood waste that is classified as garbage.

Wood Waste Accepted for Diversion
  • Raw, untreated pallets
  • Wood scraps (no pressure treated)
  • Particle board without laminate
  • Plywood without paint
  • Hardwood flooring (no laminate)
Wood Waste Classified as Garbage
  • Painted & stained items
  • Pressure treated items (green or brown coating)
  • Laminate flooring
  • Laminate
  • Cedar shakes
  • Creosote items
  • Cement Board/Hardiplank
  • Insulation, foam, wallpaper

 

As of October 1, 2015 the tipping fee for wood waste will remain at $120/tonne.

Haulers disposing of wood waste that is mixed with regular municipal solid waste (MSW), or construction and demolition waste, will be charged a rate of $275/tonne.