Solid waste collection from single family residences on Monday, September 27, 2021:
- unlimited recycling and
- unlimited organics/yard waste
Missed or Delayed Collection?
If your solid waste is not collected by 7 p.m. on collection day, please bring in any food waste containers and store overnight in a secure location, then return to the curb by 8 a.m. the following morning.
If your waste remains uncollected at the end of the following day, please contact Emterra directly at 250-336-8066.
Find out more about solid waste collection.
Notice: Organics Waste Prohibited Items Due to COVID-19
To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to protect the health of solid waste collection crews, the following items must be disposed of in your garbage, rather than in your organics container:
- paper towels,
- paper napkins,
- facial tissues
In addition, these items must be placed in a securely tied plastic bag in your garbage:
- sanitizing wipes, including those marked flushable
- all personal hygiene products
- used tissues
- cleaning cloths
- face masks
If you are sick or caring for someone who is sick, all personal waste should be double bagged in plastic bags. All garbage bags should be securely tied and then disposed of with regular garbage.Search again