Resource Recovery - Notices

New User Fees effective May 1, 2021

In keeping with rising operating costs and regulatory requirements, a new fee structure for disposing of Containers (maximum 121 L can/ bin OR maximum 81 cm by 102 cm [32” by 40”] bag) will be effective May 1, 2021.

CENTRAL SUB-REGION – Balfour, Central (Salmo), Grohman Narrows (Nelson), Kaslo, Marblehead, Ymir Transfer Stations:

In the Central Sub-Region, the price per Container will increase to $3.50 each for the first FOUR Containers. For Loads of Mixed Waste greater than four containers, a minimum charge of $12.50 will be applied. 

# Containers One Two Three Four >Four Containers
Scaled Facilities
(Balfour, Central, Grohman Narrows)
$3.50 $7.00 $10.50 $14.00 The greater of $12.50 OR >100kg Loads at $125/tonne
Volume Facilities
(Kaslo, Marblehead, Ymir)
$3.50 $7.00 $10.50 $14.00 The greater of $12.50 OR the volume charge of $30/m3
 

WEST SUB-REGION – Ootischenia and Nakusp Landfills, Slocan, Rosebery, Edgewood and Burton Transfer Stations: 

In the West Sub-Region, the price per Container will change to $3.00 each for the first FOUR Containers. For Loads of Mixed Waste greater than four containers, a minimum charge of $12.50 will be applied. 

# Containers One Two Three Four >Four Containers
Scaled Facilities
(Ootischenia, Nakusp)
$3.00 $6.00 $9.00 $12.00 The greater of $12.50 OR >100kg Loads at $125/tonne
Volume Facilities
(Slocan, Rosebery, Edgewood, Burton)
$3.00 $6.00 $9.00 $12.00 The greater of $12.50 OR the volume charge of $30/m3

 

EAST SUB-REGION – Creston Landfill, Crawford Bay and Boswell Transfer Stations:

In the East Sub-Region, the price per Container will change to $3.00 each for the first FOUR Containers. For Loads of Mixed Waste greater than four containers, a minimum charge of $12.50 will be applied. 

# Containers One Two Three Four >Four Containers
Scaled Facilities
(Creston)
$3.00 $6.00 $9.00 $12.00 The greater of $12.50 OR >100kg Loads at $125/tonne
Volume Facilities
(Boswell, Crawford Bay, Yahk)
$3.00 $6.00 $9.00 $12.00 The greater of $12.50 OR the volume charge of $30/m3
Do you have municipal curbside service? For loads under 100kg, curbside pickup is cheaper than self-hauling, saves time and reduces Greenhouse Gas emissions and traffic at busy sites!

More is Less: Paying by the tonne is cheaper than by the Container. Fewer trips and larger loads cost less. 

Environmental Initiatives

(Environmental Education / Invasive Plants / Mosquito Control Program / Wildsafe-Bear Aware / Woodstove Exchange Program)

Environmental Services Programs & Events 

(Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up Events / Trash to Treasure / Yard & Garden Waste - Seasonal Free Tipping Programs)

All Resource Recovery Facilities, including gated Recycling Depots, are CLOSED on all Statutory Holidays.

New Year's Day, Family Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, BC Day, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Day, Remembrance Day, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.  (All facilities will close at 2:00 pm on December 24th and December 31st.)

NOTE:  If the Statutory Holiday does NOT fall on a Saturday, then the facility will be open regular hours were applicable.
NOTE:  The Ymir Transfer Station will be closed on Easter Sunday and open on the Saturday of the Easter long weekend.

For more information visit the Hours of Operation page or call the RDCK office at (250) 352-8161 or the RCBC hotline at 1-800-667-4321.

The content on this page was last updated April 7 2021 at 12:06 PM