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Central Okanagan Regional District testing bear-resistant garbage cans

Central Okanagan Regional District testing bear-resistant garbage cans
The Central Okanagan Regional District is testing bear-resistant garbage cans in some neighbourhoods this spring.

p ‹ › Kelowna's Homepage ● ● ● ● Wednesday, May 11 h1 h2 Photo: Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen The Central Okanagan Regional District is testing bear-resistant garbage cans in some neighbourhoods this spring.The regional district has a limited supply of certified bear-resistant carts available for purchase for $75.More Kelowna News RECENT STORIES Ukraine offers prisoner swap World - 9:25 pm Testing bear-resistant cans Central Okanagan - 9:00 pm Deal in condo collapse St.Waste reduction facilitator Rae Stewart says bears and other wildlife have a very keen sense of smell and that garbage can attract these types of animals.

“The idea is to not attract them to your garbage unnecessarily.Residents are advised to store your waste carts indoors, not put them out until the morning of garbage day and remove other attractants like pet food and bird feeders.

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