Balfour Transfer Station to Re-open

The RDCK is pleased to announce the Balfour transfer station will reopen with full services at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 3rd.

Upgrades to the RDCK’s Balfour waste transfer station were an important part of the RDCK’s 2010 Resource Recovery Plan. Construction at the Balfour Transfer Station began August 3rd and is anticipated to be completed October 2nd. The Balfour Transfer Station is scheduled to reopen on Saturday, October 3rd. Balfour will then be open for regular winter operating hours of Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from 10am to 4pm.

Construction at the Balfour Transfer Station involved installation of a weigh scale and new waste bins. The new bins are part of an efficient compacting waste transfer system, which will reduce the costs and greenhouse gas emissions associated with the RDCK Resource recovery services. With the addition of the scale attendants will be able to weigh the materials instead of estimating volumes. This will allow residents to deposit their waste much faster, reducing wait times and ensuring consistent pricing.

"We are pleased that these upgrades have gone so smoothly and that the transfer station will be more convenient and efficient for residents," says Tom Newell, Chair of the Central Subregion Resource Recovery Committee.

If you have any questions please contact the RDCK at (250) 352-6665 or check out our website at

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For further information, please contact:
Mike Morrison
Resource Recovery Manager
(250) 352-8168

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