Nakusp Landfill


Hours of Operation

  • Monday:  9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Wednesday & Saturday:  9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Closed on all Statutory Holidays

Payment Options

  • Cash

Site Details

  • Weight based fees as per the current Resource Recovery Facilities Regulatory Bylaw.
  • Recycling Facility.  Bins are located inside the entrance gate and are accessible during regular site hours.
  • MARR Facility.  Recycle most residential major appliances for free.
  • Reuse Centre to drop off household items that are still in working condition and taken for free and reused by other.  Mixed waste fee applies to drop off items.
  • Yard & Garden Waste accepted for free in May (only). User fees apply during the rest of the year.

General Information

  • Approximately 1900 tonnes of waste landfilled each year.
  • Approximately 450 tonnes of waste diverted each year.  Diverted materials include: corrugated cardboard, glass containers, metal containers, mixed waste paper, plastic containers (#1 - #7), plastic bags.
  • Septage Ponds (infiltration basins) are mixed with chipped wood diverted from the landfill.
  • Closure expected between 2021-2025 with an anticipated cumulative waste volume of 19,035 m3.

The content on this page was last updated September 23 2019 at 9:41 AM