waste disposal

The City of Vernon's temporary sani-dump is set to open May 22, 2021, at the Kin Race Track property. (Jennifer Smith - Vernon Morning Star)

Vernon’s temporary sani-dump to open in time for long weekend

RVers can find the new station at 3501 43rd Avenue on the former Kin Race Track lands

 

Vernon's spring leaf pickup program is underway. (File photo)

Vernon rakes up residents’ bagged leaves

Pickup this week, must be in clear plastic bags

 

The City of Enderby is continuing its curbside spring pruning and garden waste collection program in 2021. (Pixabay photo)

Curbside garden waste collection program to continue in Enderby

The spring waste pick-up program is expected to return in April

 

The Okanagan Forest Task Force cleaned over 1,400 pounds of garbage from Beaver Lake Road on March 14. (Supplied/Kane Blake)

1,400 pounds of garbage discovered in Lake Country backcountry

Okanagan Forest Task Force cleaned up the mess on March 14

The Okanagan Forest Task Force cleaned over 1,400 pounds of garbage from Beaver Lake Road on March 14. (Supplied/Kane Blake)
Changes are coming to Armstrong waste collection services starting May 1, 2021. (SCV photo)

Changes coming to Armstrong waste collection services

Starting May 1, food waste will be collected curbside, automated garbage collected bi-weekly

Changes are coming to Armstrong waste collection services starting May 1, 2021. (SCV photo)
All Regional District of Central Okanagan residents receiving curbside garbage/recycling collection will also benefit from yard waste pick up every two weeks as of March 1, 2021. The program runs until the end of December. (Black Press file photo)

Central Okanagan residents to benefit from yard waste pickup

Will happen every two weeks until end of December

All Regional District of Central Okanagan residents receiving curbside garbage/recycling collection will also benefit from yard waste pick up every two weeks as of March 1, 2021. The program runs until the end of December. (Black Press file photo)
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Lake Country waste collection schedule to shift over holidays

Residents whose collection day is Friday will have their collection pushed to Saturday for 2 weeks

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North Westside residents (with valid ID cards) can dispose of their electronic equipment on Saturday, July 25, at the transfer station. (Pixabay)

North Westside residents can drop off household hazardous waste

Goods will be collected at North Westside Transfer Station Saturday, July 25, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

North Westside residents (with valid ID cards) can dispose of their electronic equipment on Saturday, July 25, at the transfer station. (Pixabay)
A garbage collection worker suffered a serious injury on an Armstrong route due to improperly disposed hazardous waste items Tuesday, May 26, 2020. (Stock photo)

Improper waste disposal leaves Okanagan worker with serious injury

The city’s waste collection contractor has seen two incidents of improper disposal in as many weeks

A garbage collection worker suffered a serious injury on an Armstrong route due to improperly disposed hazardous waste items Tuesday, May 26, 2020. (Stock photo)
Okanagan Forest Task Force clean up took place on May 9 along Postill Lake Road

Volunteers cleaning up Postill Lake Road dodge speeding vehicle

Okanagan Forest Task Force removed 29,100 pounds of scrap metal fromthe bush

Okanagan Forest Task Force clean up took place on May 9 along Postill Lake Road