Cigarette Butt Bin Pilot Initiative

A 4 section garbage bit with a spot for cigarette butts, paper, containers, and landfill garbage. Each section has its own colour - grey, yellow, blue, and black.

Council directed staff to implement this pilot initiative as part of the District’s ongoing initiatives to reduce cigarette litter. 

Council Report | October 4, 2021

Council Presentation | October 4, 2021

Cigarette butt disposal bins are being installed in West Vancouver—three locations in Ambleside and three locations in Horseshoe Bay—as a pilot program starting in April 2022. 

The bins will be attached to existing streetside recycling bins and will be installed in locations that are in compliance with the District’s Smoking Regulation Bylaw that have been observed by staff to be high-smoking areas.

Bin location map

Next Steps 

Once the new pilot bins have been installed, they will be regularly serviced and maintained by the District’s collection contractor. The District will work closely with the contractor to monitor the initiative and ensure it is working effectively.

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