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Okanagan Falls

Landfill Information

Regular Hours of Operation

OPEN Monday through Friday - 10:00 am - 1:45 pm

OPEN Saturdays (April 1st to end of October 2017) - 10:00 am - 1:45 pm

CLOSED - All statutory holidays and Boxing Day.

Landfill bylaw with fee schedules

Landfill fees changed May 1st, 2017

Service Area

The Okanagan Falls Sanitary Landfill is a centre for Demolition, Land Clearing and Construction ("DLC") Waste recycling. The Okanagan Falls Landfill no longer accepts regular household or business garbage or residential recycling. Residents and businesses should take garbage to the Campbell Mountain Sanitary Landfill. The Okanagan Falls Sanitary Landfill will accept wood and yard waste, metals, propane tanks, tires and lead acid batteries.

Location

The Okanagan Falls landfill is located approximately 4 kilometers East of OK Falls. Turn east from Highway 97 at 10th Avenue in OK Falls, and follow 10th Avenue (which turns into McLean Creek Road) until you reach Allendale Lake Road. Follow Allendale Lake Road for approximately 1.75 kilometers. There are signs posted along the way.

Map

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Phone

Phone: 250-497-7942 During open hours

Regulations Bylaw

Please call the RDOS at 250-492-5795 or toll-free at 1-877-610-3737 for more information.

Before you go

  • You can save money if your loads contains separated materials. Check the Landfill Bylaw above or contact the RDOS to know the items that can be recycled and what items aren't allowed in the landfill.
  • Remember to tarp all loads or fees will be doubled.
  • The Okanagan Falls Landfill cannot accept food waste or bagged household garbage. These materials should go to the Campbell Mountain Landfill.

Recycling and Composting

Save money and reduce the amount of garbage you generate by separating recyclable or compostable materials from refuse.

There are free residential recycling depots at the J&C Bottle Depot in Penticton, Oliver Bottle Depot or Campbell Mountain Landfill. For information on what residential recycling they can accept click here

Within the landfill there are areas for recycling of various materials. Consult the tipping fee regulations for any applicable fees on these items:

  • Metal items and appliances
  • Untreated wood and yard and garden waste
  • Agricultural plastics
  • Agricultural tree stumps
  • All household and lead-acid batteries
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires
  • Concrete, asphalt, masonry

See the following links for recycling and composting information:

  • general information on composting
  • information on where you can recycle items such as paint, batteries and used motor oil, refer to the "Where Can I Recycle" section of the website.