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Garbage - Residential

Who Participates

Municipal or regional government provides garbage collection service to most single-family homes within the City of Kelowna, Regional District and the Districts of Peachland, Lake Country and West Kelowna.  Residents on Westbank First Nation Reserves #9 and #10 or Okanagan First Nation Duck Lake Reserve #7 follow this link for information.

Apartment buildings and condominiums are required to provide their own waste collection system.  If you live in a strata townhouse complex or mobile home park, your manager or strata council will have details regarding your waste collection system. 

Residents near Trader's Cove and along North Westside Road use waste transfer stations for disposal.

The following information applies to residents receiving municipal waste collection only.

Regulations

Schedule

To determine your garbage collection day, view a map of your area, contact the waste hauler for your area, or call the Regional Waste Reduction Office at 250-469-6250.  You may also use the website online map system to determine your regular curbside garbage and recycling collection day.  Follow the link to the RDCO Web Maps Information is also available in the Living Greener Calendar - note Peachland map legend in the calendar is not correct. Correct Peachland and Area Collection Day map

Holiday Schedule

During the 2014 Christmas - New Year's holiday season there will be changes in the curbside garbage/recycling pickup as both Christmas Day and New Year's Day statutory holidays fall on a Thursday. 

Curbside pickup advances one day:  residents normally receiving service on Thursday, will have curbside collection on Friday; normal Friday collection will be done on Saturday.  Please view the Living Greener Calendar for the holiday collection schedule details.   

Garbage collection service remains the same for any other statutory holidays throughout the year (Easter, Thanksgiving, Canada Day, etc).

Missed Garbage

If your garbage wasn't picked up on your collection day, contact OK Environmental Waste Systems, (250) 868-3211.

Garbage - Band Lands

For information on garbage collection for homes on Westbank First Nation lands (Reserves #9 and #10) contact the Band office at (250) 769-4999.  Information for garbage collection on Okanagan First Nation Duck Lake Reserve #7 is available by contacting the Band office at 250-542-4328.

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