Glenmore Landfill

Owned and operated by the City of Kelowna, the Glenmore Landfill serves as the only active landfill for the Central Okanagan.

Location: 2710 - 2720 John Hindle Drive (access off of Glenmore Road North)

Open: Daily from 7:30 am to 4:45. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day

Glenmore Landfill Rates and Fees

Waste Stream

Rate

Includes

Garbage


$95/tonne ($12 minimum) - effective January 1, 2019

Residential, commercial, construction and demolition debris

Yard Waste

$40/tonne ($5 minimum)

Grass, leaves, prunings less than 5 cm circumference, flowers, hedge clippings etc.

Stumps

$90/tonne

Trees or large shrubs, cut at ground level and all soil removed

Wood Waste

$10/tonne ($5 minimum)

Separated prunings, logs, limbs greater than 5 cm circumference, kiln dried lumber, plywood, particle and press board free of contaminates other than nails/screws. No painted or treated material

Metal

$10/tonne

White goods and other separated metal

Concrete/Asphalt/Bricks

$25/tonne

Pieces smaller than 1 meter with minimal rebar

Drywall (Gypsum)

$175/tonne

Separated new cut-offs and scraps, demolition gypsum with paint or wallpaper removed. No lathe masonry, asbestos containing wallboard, gypsum contaminated with other wastes

Asbestos (friable)

$250/tonne

As defined by BC Ministry of Environment. Received Mon, Wed, Fri by appointment. Call landfill at 250-469-8961

Tires

(contact local tire shops for free drop off)

Varies by size

$3/tire (up to 16 inches, with or without rim)

$5/tire (16 to 25.5 inches, without rim)

$10/tire (16 to 25.5 inches, with rim)

Mattresses

$12.50 each

$12.50 each plus weight (as garbage) when in a

co-mingled load

Asphalt Shingles

$85/tonne

Mandatory recyclable material as of Jan 2018. Source separate, remove other contaminates

 

Additional Fees

Handling Fee for Contaminated Mandatory Recyclable loads

$50/tonne

Surcharge for loads requiring sorting

$125/tonne

Surcharge for mandatory recyclables mixed with garbage

$150/tonne plus garbage tipping fee

Fine for uncovered or unsecured load

Up to $150

 


Materials Banned from Burial

There are certain materials that are banned from being buried at the Glenmore landfill, either because there are alternative disposal programs in place for them, or because they are hazardous to workers and the public. Banned items mixed in with other garbage sent for burial at the landfill are subject to a $150 per metric tonne surcharge over and above regular tipping fees.

The following items must be recycled:

  • Household Hazardous Wastes (paints, solvents, oil, pesticides, cleaners etc.) - Disposal Options
  • Asphalt & Concrete – (accepted at the Glenmore Landfill but must be separated)
  • Asphalt Shingles - (accepted at the Glenmore Landfill but must be separated) Effective Jan. 1, 2018
  • All Recyclables including paper, newspaper, cardboard, boxboard, plastic containers and tin cans.
  • Refundable beverage containers
  • Electronics and Computers (stereos, TV's, monitors etc.)
  • Small Appliances (anything with a battery or plugs into the wall) and Power Tools (such as saws and drills)
  • Outdoor Power Equipment (such as lawn mowers and trimmers)
  • Batteries
  • Tires (accepted at the Glenmore Landfill but must be separated)
  • Light bulbs and light fixtures
  • Yard Waste (accepted at the Glenmore Landfill but must be separated)
  • Large Appliances (accepted at the Glenmore Landfill but must be separated)
  • Drywall/Gypsum - MUST BE RECYCLED. Special bins are located at landfill sites for Drywall/Gypsum

For further information on the Glenmore landfill can be found at the City of Kelowna’s website.

 
 
 
Regional District of Central Okanagan | 1450 KLO Road | Kelowna, BC V1W 3Z4
Ph: 250-763-4918 | Fax: 250-763-0606 | Email: info@rdco.com
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (Closed Holidays)