May 09, 2014 - 12:59 PM
Oliver, Osoyoos, Keremeos, Okanagan Falls and RDOS Electoral Areas ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’, ‘E’, ‘F’ and ‘G’ residents get pickup on their normal collection day from May 12th to 16th.
Residents can place out a maximum of two pieces of furniture, large appliances and mattresses per home.
Items accepted include mattresses, box springs, tables, chairs, chesterfields, washers, driers and stoves. Fridges and freezers will also be accepted except within the Town of Osoyoos.
Common items not accepted include carpeting, doors, toilets, hot water tanks or any other construction or plumbing product.
The Regional District asks that televisions and computer monitors be brought to local electronic waste recycling centers at the J&C Bottle Depot in Penticton, the T-2 Bottle Depot in Oliver or the Osoyoos Depot for free recycling.
These items can break easily if placed out for Bulky Item collection and may contain poisonous materials like lead. The Campbell Mountain, Oliver, Okanagan Falls, Summerland and Keremeos Landfills will also recycle TV’s and monitors at no charge.
Contact your local government for local collection details. The RDOS Solid Waste Division can be reached at 250-490-4129, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.rdos.bc.ca.
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