News

Waste firm must pay $145,000 Metro fine for unlicensed Surrey facility

One of the biggest waste disposal firms in B.C. has been ordered to pay a $145,000 fine for running an unlicensed waste handling facility in Surrey.

Super Save Disposal Inc. must pay the fine to Metro Vancouver's sewerage and drainage district.

The Langley-based firm pleaded guilty in provincial court to one charge of running an unlicensed transfer station or material recovery facility.

Super Save had been repeatedly warned by Metro bylaw enforcement officers that a licence was required for its operation in Surrey at 19388 92 Avenue but continued to run it for more than 14 months.

According to Metro, the four-acre site contained household items, construction and demolition waste, as well as salvaged materials such as metals, wood and tires.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

B.C. lawyers vote to overturn Trinity Western law school recognition
 
(VIDEO) Daniel, Henrik combine for OT magic in 3-2 win over Montreal
 
Charges laid in fatal Surrey stabbing
Gantry switches sides as Port Mann Bridge passes milestone
 
Let the campaigning begin
 
Surrey flooding minor, if at all–Delta watching areas of concern.
Campaign trail tarred with ‘gay serum’ rumour
 
Most colonoscopies on time in Fraser region despite demand surge
 
Peace Arch News publisher prepares to turn the page

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 30 edition online now. Browse the archives.