Winter hours for landfills

Starting Dec. 1 winter hours will take effect in landfills in Penticton and Oliver.

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Starting Dec. 1 winter hours will be in effect for the Campbell Mountain Landfill in Penticton and the Oliver Landfill through to the end of February.

The Campbell Mountain Landfill will be closed every Sunday from Dec. 6 to the end of February as well as all statutory holidays and Boxing Day. Campbell Mountain will continue to be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Monday to Saturday.

The Oliver Landfill will reduce weekday opening hours starting Dec. 1 and from Monday to Firday the landfill will be open at noon and close at 3:45 p.m. Saturday hours will remain from 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. The Oliver Landfill will be closed on Sundays, all statutory holidays and Boxing Day.

Residential yard waste collection will stop in many communities at the end of November. Yard waste can be dropped offf free of charge, up to 500 kilograms per load, at any landfill during operating hours.

For more information on landfill hours or programs contact RDOS Solid Wastes at 250-490-4129, info@rdos.bc.ca or visit www.rdos.bc.ca.