The Compost Site is available for yard and garden waste only from 7 a.m. to 3:30 pm, 7 days per week.
No household garbage or recyclables.
Monitoring of the Compost Site can be expected and hours of access changed (gate closed) if the compost site is used as a garbage dump or otherwise vandalized. Please report abuse to 250.767.2108.
Dumping of garbage, oil, building materials and other non-organic material is not OK at any time including when no-one is watching.
Impressive Behaviour at the Compost Site:
ACCEPTABLE: Grass, leaves, pine needles, cones, windfall fruit, garden plants, branches and tree prunings, and christmas trees.
NOT ACCEPTABLE: Household hazardous waste including solvent, oil, pesticides, paint, cleaners; construction, demolition and renovation debris including asphalt, drywall, concrete, large trees and stumps, all paper and cardboard. Loads containing these items are subject to fines.
There are many private companies that accept non-compostable and waste materials at little or no charge. Check http://www.regionaldistrict.com for more information
If you find an illegal dump, contact: