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Barnhartvale landfill will reopen this weekend

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August 25, 2017 - 4:30 PM

KAMLOOPS - Effective Saturday morning, the City of Kamloops will reopen the Barnhartvale Landfill and Yard Waste Depot.

The City's Streets and Environment Services manager Glen Farrow says thanks to a break in the forecast, things will be getting back to normal.

“Kamloops Fire Rescue has advised us that the recent weather and current forecast have reduced the operational risk at the landfill,” Farrow says in a media release.

On Aug. 5, the City closed the landfill due to its proximity to the dry, grassy hills.

Once operations get started again, site staff will continue to implement their fire mitigation plan.

“While procedures may be modified to reduce fire risk, service levels will be back to normal tomorrow,” Farrow says.

The landfill is open Friday to Monday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Residential solid waste and recyclables, including mixed recucling, tires, and scrap metal, are accepted.


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