For the current chipping schedule click HERE
There are two chipping pickups annually. In the spring and winter months Town staff bring the chipper machine and pick up material in your area according to a predetermined schedule.
To ensure timely pick up:
The following number of piles may be left for chipping during each period based on the following:
Please note that larger volumes and/or sizes of wood waste material may be taken to the Regional District of Nanaimo Transfer Station located at 860 Church Road, Parksville. Telephone 250-248-5254 for rates and further information.
All collected material is transported to a local compost company 'The Earthbank' where it is chipped and used for compost. Products can be purchased from The Earthbank by the general public.