Ootischenia Landfill


Hours of Operation

  • Summer (April 1 to October 31)
    Monday to Saturday
    8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Winter (November 1 to March 31)
    Monday to Saturday
    8:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Closed on all Statutory Holidays

Public Notices regarding site closures or service interruptions

Payment Options

  • Debit
  • Cash

Site Details


  • Reuse Centre remains CLOSED until further notice.
  • Core Depot Recycling Facilities collect all Recycle BC’s category types.
  • Satellite Depot Recycing Facilities collect only paper & cardboard, plastic & metal containers, and glass.

General Information

  • Approximately 21,000 tonnes of waste landfilled each year.
  • Approximately 2900 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 in 2047 with an anticipated cumulative waste volume of 1,152,608 m3.

The content on this page was last updated January 16 2024 at 8:09 AM