Yard & Garden Waste - Seasonal Free Tipping
Where applicable the free tipping programs for yard and garden waste will continue during the COVID-19 situation. The free tipping programs for yard and garden waste will continue during the COVID-19 situation. See below for program details.
As per the RDCK's Resource Recovery Facilities Regulatory Bylaw “Yard and Garden Waste” means biodegradable, organic materials, substances or objects including, but not limited to: hedge clippings, weeds, shrubs, and shrub and tree branches less than 15 centimeters (6”) in diameter, chipped Yard and Garden Waste, but does not include:
a) tree stumps;
b) Noxious Weeds;
c) plants or growing media that may have been identified by the Canadian Food
Inspection Agency from time to time as infectious or potentially infectious and
of which notice has been sent to the Regional District or publicized by the
Canadian Food Inspection Agency;
d) plant and tree material in municipal street sweepings;
e) rocks, sand and Waste Soil; or
f) fruit or vegetable material
g) chipped Wood Waste.
During the months of April and October the following Resource Recovery Facilities accept Yard & Garden Waste for FREE:
NOTE: Quantities greater than 2.5 m3 must go to the Creston Landfill.
During the month of May the following Resource Recovery Facilities accept Yard & Garden Waste for FREE from residential customers:
- Balfour Transfer Station
- Burton Transfer Station
- Central (Salmo) Transfer Station
- Edgewood Transfer Station
- Grohman Narrows (Nelson) Transfer Station
- Kaslo Transfer Station
- Marblehead Transfer Station
- Ootischenia (Castlegar) Landfill
- Rosebery Transfer Station
- Slocan Transfer Station
NOTE: Quantities greater than 2.5 m3 must go to a Landfill.
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