The City of Powell River provides weekly curbside garbage collection. Schedule details are available on the City’s website or to pick up a hard copy of the schedule and curbside guidelines visit City Hall.

Tla’amin Nation also has a weekly curbside garbage pick-up. For details contact the Tla’amin Public Works at 778 400-8860.

There is no public garbage collection service for electoral area residents. Rural residents can contact Sunshine Disposal & Recycling at 604 485-0167 to set up private household garbage and recycling hauling services.

Rural institutional, commercial or industrial operators can contact Sunshine Disposal & Recycling or Augusta Recyclers Inc. for waste, recycling and organics pickup services.

Garbage Collection Depots

Augusta Recyclers Inc.

Location: 7346 Highway 101 (one quarter mile south of the Beach Garden’s Resort)
Phone: 604 485-4072
Hours of Operation: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Saturday
Material & Rates:
List of Accepted Material and Rates

Lasqueti Island Landfill/Transfer Site

Location: The Lasqueti Island Landfill is closed permanently starting December 1st, 2019. The Lasqueti Island residential waste collection service will commence on the first Thursday of every month, except for Holidays, starting on December 5th, 2019 at the barge ramp.
Caretaker: Mark Bottomley at (250) 333-8601
Hours of Operation:

11:00 am – 1:00 pm the first Thursday of every month.

If the weather is unfavourable for travel, or if the Thursday falls on a Holiday, the service will be provided the following Monday at the same time.

Accepted Materials: “Lasqueti Island residential waste” means refuse that originates from residential, commercial and institutional sources but does not include Construction, Renovation and Demolition Waste, Prohibited Waste, Recyclable Materials, Organics, or Stewardship Materials as defined in qRD Solid Waste Regulation and Tipping Fee Bylaw No. 532, 2018.
Rates: $5.00 a bag and $25.00 a truck load.

Disposal of Hazardous Waste Items

Certain household hazardous waste items can be dropped off at Augusta Recyclers. Click this link for a list of accepted materials and their rates for disposal.