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Residential Garbage Collection

Waste Connections of Canada is contracted by the City for the curbside pickup of residential garbage.  Weekly curbside pickup of residential garbage occurs on either Tuesday or Wednesday depending on the area of the City in which you live. 

If you live south and east of Pleasant Valley Road, your pickup will be on Tuesdays. If you live north and west, or south of the Royal York Golf Course, your pickup will be on Wednesdays. Please see attached map.

Please ensure your garbage containers (maximum of 2) are at the curb by 7:00 a.m. 

A reminder that additional garbage bags require a sticker, available from City Hall at a cost of $1.50 each.

For concerns about lack of pickup of your garbage, please call either City Hall at 250-546-3023 or Waste Connections of Canada at 1-855-765-0565.


Recycle BC

A great website for recycling information and options. Emterra Environmental is Recycle BC's curbside collection partner for packaging and  paper products. Emterra can answer questions about missed pick-up, holiday schedules, recycling containers and dates for pick up. Contact Emterra at 250-545-4245 or via email at

The Armstrong / Spallumcheen Diversion & Disposal Facility is operated by the Regional District of North Okanagan. Effective January 1, 2019 the RDNO will only accept corrugated cardboard. Please visit their website for more information and hours of operation. Or you can call the D&D Facility directly at 250-546-6474.


RDNO Updates and News Releases:

July 29, 2019 - RDNO Awarded $100,000 for Wildfire Risk-Reduction Initiatives from Province

July 18, 2019 - RDNO to Seek Provincial Approval on Single-Use Plastic Checkout Bag Ban

June 20, 2019 - UBC Okanagan Study Seeking North Okanagan Participants

May 15, 2019 - Grant Awarded to RDNO to Study Climate Impacts

March 7, 2019 - RDNO Encourages Use of Reusable Bags over Compostable Bags

March 4, 2019 - RDNO Looking into Expanding Organics Program

March 1, 2019 - RDNO to Explore Regulating Single Use Plastics

February 25, 2019 - RDNO Summer Hours Coming Soon, Diversion & Disposal Facilities

January 17, 2019 - Transit Service Changes - Routes #60 and #61

December 21, 2018 - RDNO Accepting Major Appliances for Free Starting Jan 1, 2019

December 18, 2018 - RDNO Recycling and Disposal Facilities Rebrand to Diversion and Disposal Facilities

December 14, 2018 - RDNO Board of Directors Explore Innovative ways to Divert Waste

January 30, 2018 - Global Markets Changing the Way We Recycle