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 Village Maintenance Department at 604 483-9646.

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 am – 5 pm, Monday – Saturday
Accepted
Material & Rates:
List of Accepted Material and Rates

Lasqueti Island Landfill/Transfer Site

Location: Approximately 5 km up Main Road from the ferry terminal, turn right on Forbes Road. Site is located approximately 4 km up Forbes Road on the right hand side of the road.
Caretaker: Robyn Dryburgh at 250 228-2284
Hours of Operation: First and Third Saturday from 1 pm to 3 pm (April 1 – October 1)
First Saturday of the Month from 1 pm to 3 pm (October 2 – March 31)
Accepted Materials: Non-recyclable plastic, metal and glass. Tires are accepted but must be removed from the rims.  Household Garbage (excluding drywall, paper/cardboard, electronics,recyclables, foam, styrofoam, yard waste, compost or hazardous materials).
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.