Large Item Collection Coming in April

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Large item collection will be taking place across participating communities in the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) during the month of April.

Large Item Collection is part of local government curbside collection programs in Penticton, Oliver, Osoyoos, Keremeos and rural RDOS Areas A, B, C, D, E, F, G, I. On the designated collection day, participating homes can place out a maximum of two items. Eligible items are furniture, large appliances and mattresses. Check local curbside collection calendars for more details on items collected in each community.

Common materials that will not be collected include building materials, toilets, hot water tanks, electronics, carpets, gas or battery powered equipment or other similar materials. Residents can contact the RDOS for information on recycling and safe disposal options for any of these materials.

Residents should have items to the curb by 7 am on their designated collection day. If an item is not collected by the end of the collection day, residents should call and leave a message for Waste Connections of Canada at 250-490-3888 or toll free 1-866-998-4888.

Schedule for 2021 Large Item Collection

  • April 12: Town of Oliver
  • April 13: Town of Osoyoos
  • April 16: Village of Keremeos, Areas B and G
  • April 19 through 23: City of Penticton (on regular day of collection)
  • April 26: Area C
  • April 27: Area A
  • April 28: Areas D and I
  • April 29: Areas E, F and Upper Carmi

Sign up for waste collection reminders and calendars at by signing up under the My Schedule app.



Cameron Baughen
Solid Waste Management Coordinator

Erick Thompson Andrea Rendall
RDOS Communications RDOS Communications
250-490-4211 250-490-4147

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