Solid Waste Management Plan Review

Consultation has concluded

With the help of the Regional Solid Waste Advisory Committee, comprised of community representatives and the input of other stakeholders, the Regional Board approved a Solid Waste Management Plan with a goal of 90% diversion of waste.

The Plan will now be forwarded to the Provincial Minister of Environment & Climate Change for approval. This approval process is expected to take four to six months. In the interim, a Plan Monitoring Advisory Committee will be established in place of the RSWAC to ensure that Plan implementation continues to meet the needs of the community.

Find out more

Read the Final Version of the Solid Waste Management Plan, background information, Factsheets, Public Information Boards and detailed reports prepared as part of updating the Solid Waste Management Plan in the document library.

With the help of the Regional Solid Waste Advisory Committee, comprised of community representatives and the input of other stakeholders, the Regional Board approved a Solid Waste Management Plan with a goal of 90% diversion of waste.

The Plan will now be forwarded to the Provincial Minister of Environment & Climate Change for approval. This approval process is expected to take four to six months. In the interim, a Plan Monitoring Advisory Committee will be established in place of the RSWAC to ensure that Plan implementation continues to meet the needs of the community.

Find out more

Read the Final Version of the Solid Waste Management Plan, background information, Factsheets, Public Information Boards and detailed reports prepared as part of updating the Solid Waste Management Plan in the document library.

Consultation has concluded
  • Draft Solid Waste Management Plan

    almost 2 years ago

    The Stage 3 Draft Solid Waste Management Plan presents proposed strategies that are meant to promote increase waste diversion and manage the residual waste stream. This draft includes implementation and financial projections.

    The Stage 3 Draft Solid Waste Management Plan presents proposed strategies that are meant to promote increase waste diversion and manage the residual waste stream. This draft includes implementation and financial projections.

  • Draft Solid Waste Management Plan Summary

    about 2 years ago

    The Stage 3 Summary presents the strategies that are proposed to be adopted in the updated Plan to promote increased waste diversion and manage the residual waste stream and includes implementation and financial projections.


    The Stage 3 Summary presents the strategies that are proposed to be adopted in the updated Plan to promote increased waste diversion and manage the residual waste stream and includes implementation and financial projections.


  • Stage 2: Evaluation of Options

    about 2 years ago
    Zero waste making it happen 2017

    The Stage 2 Evaluation of Options Report presents the strategies that are proposed to be adopted in the updated Plan to promote increased waste diversion and manage the residual waste stream.

    The Stage 2 Evaluation of Options Report presents the strategies that are proposed to be adopted in the updated Plan to promote increased waste diversion and manage the residual waste stream.

  • Stage 1: Existing System Report

    about 2 years ago

    The Stage 1 Report describes the existing solid waste management system in the the Regional District of Nanaimo and provides a review of the implementation status of the 2004 Solid Waste Management Plan.

    The Stage 1 Report describes the existing solid waste management system in the the Regional District of Nanaimo and provides a review of the implementation status of the 2004 Solid Waste Management Plan.