The 24-hour recycling depot is expected to open in late May or June.

Prince Rupert around-the-clock recycling still months away

Residents of Prince Rupert will have to wait a little while longer to take advantage of the 24-hour recycling drop-off at the depot.

Residents of Prince Rupert will have to wait a little while longer to take advantage of the 24-hour recycling drop-off at the recycling depot.

Plans for the drop station were announced last August following an $18,000 grant from the Prince Rupert Port Authority’s Community Investment Fund. However, Skeena – Queen Charlotte Regional District chief administrative officer Joan Merrick said the service is still more than a month away.

“We are currently gearing up for the project and hoping to have it ready in mid-May or June,” she said during the March 21 regional district meeting.

The depot currently operates at limited hours throughout the week and weekends, which has meant individuals and families have had a narrow time frame to process their household recyclables.

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