Prohibited Items

What Type Of Materials Are Prohibited?

There are a variety of materials that are prohibited from the landfill and must either by recycled or disposed of in a controlled manner.  These items are NOT ALLOWED to go into our bins and if they do you’ll incur additional charges and possible delays in bin pickup.

Prohibited Items For Disposal

  • Asbestos or materials that contain it
  • Drywall (prior to 1990)
  • Paints or other chemicals
  • Fuel, oils, grease or vehicle fluids
  • Biomedical or radioactive waste
  • Fuel tanks or propane tanks
  • Food Waste (special program in place)
  • Hazardous waste of any kind
  • Animal waste or carcasses
  • Cardboard (must be recycled)
  • Vehicle or bicycle tires (recycling program)
  • Batteries of any type (recycling program)

If you are unsure about your items please call (250) 589-8544 and speak with one of our representatives.