Changes to Central Okanagan Christmas holiday garbage and recycling collection

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With Christmas Day and New Year’s Day falling on Friday this year, pick- up schedule for your garbage and recycling will jump one day ahead for both of those weeks.

If your regular collection day is Friday, your pickup will take place on Saturday, for the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s only. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday collection days are not affected, only residents with collection on Fridays are affected. All collections return to the normal Monday through Friday schedule on Monday, January 4th, 2016.

Please place your garbage and recycling carts at the curb by 7 a.m. and ensure the lids are completely closed.

Remember to put all wrapping paper (except foil ), flattened boxes and cartons into your recycling cart for curbside pick- up, or take to your nearest recycling depot. Keep the recycling spirit going by saving all shiny and foil wrapping paper and cards, ribbons and bows for re-use.

Recycling and Landfill Operations:
The Glenmore Landfill and Recycling Depot, Glenmore Road
(7:30am-4:45pm, closed Dec 25th, 26th, and Jan 1st)
The Westside Residential Waste Disposal and Recycling Center, Asquith Road
(7:30am-4:00pm Friday thru Monday, but closed on Dec 25th and Jan 1st)
For more information on recycling and other depot information, go to, or call the Regional Waste Reduction Office at 250-469-6250.

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