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Blue box pickups could be delayed again this week, CRD says

The Capital Regional District is warning residents of service disruptions to the curbside recycling collection program this week.
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Recycling bines line the street along Quadra street near Finlayson Road on Jan. 24, 2022. ADRIAN LAM, TIMES COLONIST

For the fourth week in a row, the Capital Regional District is warning there could be delays with blue-box recycling pickups. 

Emterra Environmental, the contractor responsible for curbside collections, is citing staff shortages for possible delays through to Friday. 

The CRD said in a notice that Emterra will attempt to recover materials this week where possible. If your recycling is not collected by 9 p.m., leave your materials at the curb. 

If your recyclable materials are not picked up within 48 hours of your scheduled collection day, send your address to crdbluebox@emterra.ca