Solid Waste Management Plan (SWMP) Public Advisory Committee

News Article


The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) is reviewing its Solid Waste Management Plan (SWMP) to help set goals for reducing, reusing, recycling, recovering, and residual management of solid waste in the coming years. 

To achieve this goal, the RDOS is in search of dedicated individuals to form a Public Advisory Committee (PAC). Committee members representing the following groups and organizations are invited to join the PAC, including Indigenous communities, environmental organizations, business and consumer groups, large waste generators, school districts, chambers of commerce, ratepayers or community associations, and interested residents from all RDOS electoral areas and member municipalities. 

The Terms of Reference for the PAC and the online application form can be found on the Solid Waste Management Plan project page on

Applications will be accepted until Thursday, December 14, 2023, at 4:30 pm. Space is limited. 

For further information and to stay informed on the progress of the Solid Waste Management Plan, please visit or contact Andrew Reeder, RDOS Senior Manager of Solid Waste. 


Mark Pendergraft, Chair
Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen 


Andrew Reeder
RDOS Senior Manager of Solid Waste

RDOS Communications


Toll-Free 1-877-610-3737



SWMP PAC final poster