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Organic waste base collects

Base now collecting organic waste

Did you know that CFB Esquimalt produces over 1,400,000 kg of waste each year? At one time half was  sent to the Hartland Landfill as garbage and the other half  recycled or repurposed. Thirty percent of all solid waste generated in the Capital Regional District (CRD) is organic waste. As such, the CRD will be […]

Ken Cawley oiled animal rescue course

Base employees practice oiled animal rescue

Rescuing oil-slicked animals and birds is now a skillset of a few base employees. To ensure they can do the job, 10 people from Port Operation and Emergency Services (POESB), Fleet Maintenance Facility, and the Coast Guard took the First Responder Oiled Animal Capture course with Focus Wildlife Canada last week. Standing in for the […]