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.
Garbage Collection Depots
Augusta Recyclers Inc.
|Location:||7346 Highway 101 (one quarter mile south of the Beach Garden’s Resort)|
|Hours of Operation:||8 am – 5 pm, Monday – Saturday|
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.