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Composting

Composting is a simple way to add nutrient-rich humus which fuels plant growth, restores vitality to depleted soil and it’s free.

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Kid's Page

Want to have some fun with your landfill knowledge? Visit the Kid’s Page to download the word find, crossword, and more!

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Landfill Gas

Landfill gas is created when garbage decomposes in the landfill. The most abundant and important gas emitted is methane.

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Recycling

Reducing your household waste while helping the environment is two of the many reasons why recycling is an important ‘green’ practice.

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History

Fredericton Region Solid Waste is a division of Regional Service Commission 11 (RSC 11). The commission is governed by a Board of Directors accountable to all communities within its region and is comprised of the Mayors of municipalities and rural communities and representatives of the unincorporated areas. Unincorporated area representation is made up of locally-elected Local Service District Advisory Committee Chairs.

The commission is mandated to provide the following services: regional planning, local planning in Local Service Districts, solid waste management, regional policing collaboration, regional emergency measures planning as well as regional sport, recreational and cultural infrastructure planning and cost-sharing.

Fredericton Region Solid Waste became part of the RSC 11 Jan. 1, 2013. Prior to that, FRSW was governed by its own commission which was established in 1986 and was the first of its kind in the province. The role of the former commission consisted of providing long-range planning, approving annual operating budgets and capital expenditures; establishing the tipping fee each year, creating policies, maintaining liaisons with other commissions in the province and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.

The following is a list of cities, towns, villages and local service districts within RSC 11:

Blissville (LSD/DSL)
Bright (LSD/DSL)
Burton (LSD/DSL)
Cambridge (LSD/DSL)
Cambridge-Narrows (Village)
Canning (LSD/DSL)
Chipman (LSD/DSL)
Chipman (Village)
Clarendon (LSD/DSL)
Douglas (LSD/DSL)
Dumfries (LSD/DSL)
Estey’s Bridge (LSD/DSL)
Fredericton (City/Cité)
Fredericton Junction (Village)

Gagetown (Village)
Gladstone (LSD/DSL)
Hampstead (LSD/DSL)
Hanwell (LSD/DSL)
Keswick Ridge (LSD/DSL)
Kingsclear (LSD/DSL)
Lincoln (LSD/DSL)
Maugerville (LSD/DSL)
Millville (Village)
Minto (Village)
Nackawic (Town/Ville)
New Maryland (LSD/DSL)
New Maryland (Village)
Noonan (LSD/DSL)

Northfield (LSD/DSL)
Oromocto (Town/Ville)
Prince William (LSD/DSL)
Queensbury (LSD/DSL)
Rusagonis-Waasis (LSD/DSL)
Saint Marys (LSD/DSL)
Sheffield (LSD/DSL)
Southampton (LSD/DSL)
Stanley (LSD/DSL)
Stanley (Village)
Tracy (Village)
Upper Gagetown (LSD/DSL)
Waterborough (LSD/DSL)
Wirral-Enniskillen

Members and Alternates of Regional Service Commission 11:

Brad Woodside, Mayor of Fredericton (Chairperson)
Daryl Prince, Cambridge LSD (Vice Chairperson)
Robin Anderson, Estey’s Bridge LSD
Eric Barnett, Mayor of Minto
Michael Blaney, Mayor of Gagetown
Susan Cassidy, Hanwell LSD
Mike Chamberlain, Saint Marys LSD
Nancy Cronkhite, Mayor of Nackawic
Blair Cummings, Mayor of Cambridge-Narrows
Gerard Daly, Dumfries LSD

Edward Farris, Mayor of Chipman
Beverly Forbes, Mayor of Millville
Mark Foreman, Mayor of Stanley
Gary Mersereau, Mayor of Fredericton Junction
Mary Mesheau, Burton LSD
Peter Morrison, Prince William LSD
Dale Mowry, Mayor of Tracy
Robert Powell, Mayor of Oromocto
Judy Wilson-Shee, Mayor of New Maryland

Local Service District Alternates:

Jim Arbeau, Lincoln LSD
Gerald McCann, Hoyt LSD
Scott Smith, Rusagonis-Waasis LSD