Collection days change in RDOS over holidays

Residents across the RDOS with regular garbage collection on Fridays will not receive refuse collection on Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Residents across the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen with regular garbage collection on Fridays will not receive refuse collection on Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Instead their collection day will be shifted to Saturday on those weeks.

Residents in the City of Penticton with regular Friday collection and Similkameen Valley residents in Keremeos, Cawston, Olalla and Hedley will have their collection day shifted one day to Saturday during the holidays. Residents in these areas with collection on Fridays will get pickup over the holidays on Saturday Dec. 26 and Jan. 2.  Regular collections for these areas resume Jan. 8.

Please check with your local curbside calendar for recycling collection dates.

All other collection days remain the same over the holidays. If you are visiting a local landfill check to ensure the days of operation as some may be closed on specific days including statutory holidays and Boxing Day.

If you have any questions, contact your local government or waste service provider. The RDOS Solid Waste Department at 250-490-4129, toll free 1-877-610-3737 ext. 4129, e-mail info@rdos.bc.ca or visit www.rdos.bc.ca.

 

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