Organic and metal waste disposal event is coming!

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) is holding its annual six-week organic and metal waste disposal event at CSRD landfills and transfer stations from Saturday, April 13 to Saturday, May 25 during regular hours of operation.

With the free metal event, residents can drop off items such as stoves, hot water tanks, washers and dryers, metal doors and siding, all free of charge. The organic material includes basic yard waste from residential properties including leaves, pruning, weeds, and tree limbs up to 8” in diameter.

“There is a $15 charge on items requiring the removal of ozone depleting substances,” says CSRD Waste Reduction Facilitator Carmen Fennell. “The Regional District pays a contractor to remove Freon from fridges, air conditioners, freezers and water coolers and this $15 charge pays for that cost.”

The events take place at all CSRD landfill and transfer sites for six weeks with the exception of Trout Lake and Seymour Arm. Trout Lake residents may bring their organics and metal on May 5, 12, and 19, while the Seymour Arm event takes place May 18-20 during regular hours of operation.
For a complete list of acceptable materials for the free disposal event and other upcoming disposal events, please visit the CSRD website: