Need help setting up or improving your waste sorting program to become Waste Wise? Check out these free videos, guides, posters and other useful materials.

Resources for Single Family Homes

  • Waste Wise Brochure – Print and post this easy sorting guide in a convenient location.
  • Sample Posters – Print and post these posters at eye level at your waste sorting stations.
  • Kitchen Catcher and Compost Bin Tips – Find out tips on how to maintain your kitchen catcher and curbside compost bin to prevent unwanted odours and visitors.
  • Bin Labels – These 3.5 x 7.5 inch colour coded labels can be printed out as stickers as well.
  •  Videos
    • Anti-ick – Wringing your hands over separating compostable waste? All sorts of answers are here.
    • No Visitors – Worried your bins might attract pesky critters? These tips will help you keep a lid on it.
    • Reducing Hassle – Need a system for sorting? Watch some examples that will help you sort it out.

Resources for Multi-Family Buildings

Resources for Businesses, Institutions and Industries

  • How-to Guides – These guides provide information on how to set up waste sorting programs at your workplaces.
  • Industry Food Donation Guidelines – This is a guide on how to start and manage a successful food donation program at your business.
  • Food Recovery Network – The Fraser Valley Regional District is supporting an initiative to reduce the amount of consumable food that is sent to landfills. Join the food recovery program today and help make a difference in our community.
  • Sample Posters – Print and post these posters at eye level at your waste sorting stations.
  • Bin Labels – These 3.5 x 7.5 inch colour coded labels can be printed out as stickers as well.
  • Indoor Bin Guide – Use this step-by-step guide and worksheet to help determine the indoor recycling, compost, and garbage containers and signs needed to set your site up for success.
  • Videos – How to Make your Business Waste Wise

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