Waste-Loss Challenge

Green_and_blue_carts_seniorcoupleJoin in the Waste-Loss Challenge!

Multi-family page linkPort Coquitlam residents are already diverting 63% of their household waste away from the landfill and saving tens of thousands in disposal fees each year.

Now, the City of Port Coquitlam is challenging residents to do even better and push the community's diversion rate to at least 70%, the goal set by the Metro Vancouver region.

The Waste-Loss Challenge encourages residents to "watch their waste-line" – that is, think more closely about how they discard the unwanted material in their household.

About 75 per cent of what is typically thrown away can go into the green and blue carts, and there are several options for properly disposing of unwanted items:

See the links on the left for more resources!
Still confused about what goes where?
Try out our new Sort it Right tool makes it easier for residents to put their waste in the right place.
Last Updated:10/29/2015 10:05:08 AM