Tag : Garbage Collection

New Garbage Collection Service Begins September 4

Starting September 4, the District will roll out changes to its curbside garbage collection services. All household garbage will now be collected from standard 242L bear-resistant carts which are scheduled to be delivered to residents the week of August 27.

More information available here. 

Special Council Meeting on Monday, March 12, 2018

Special meeting to consider adoption of bylaw amendment to increase garbage volume limit and award contract for residential waste collection.

Christmas Holiday Garbage Pick up Schedule 2017

District of Sparwood Public Works Department

2017 Holiday Hours and Information

Closed:  December 25th and 26th/17

and January 1st/18

Household Garbage Collection

All garbage normally picked up on Monday December 25th, 2017 and Tuesday December 26th, 2017 will be picked up on Wednesday December 27th, 2017.  All garbage normally picked up on Monday January 1st, 2018 will be picked up on Tuesday January 2nd, 2018.  PLEASE HAVE YOUR GARBAGE SET OUT BY 8:00 A.M. There are no limits on number of garbage CANS from December 18th to January 12th however ALL CANS must have a tight-fitting lid and weigh less than 50 lbs. A reminder that cardboard is banned from the landfill site and must not be put out with your household refuse. Christmas wrapping “paper” (not foil) can be recycled. All uncontaminated cardboard must be RECYCLED.


Discarding Christmas Trees

You may drop off your old Christmas trees at either compost sites in Sparwood.

The District will provide pick up service for those who are unable to drop them off.  Leave the tree at your curb for pickup anytime up to January 12th, 2018.  Please ensure that you have removed the tinsel before discarding tree.  For further information, please contact the Public Works Department at 250-425-7760.

Labour Day Garbage Collection

The District is advising residents that there will be no garbage pick up on Labour Day, Monday September 4, 2017. Garbage that is normally picked up on the Monday will be picked up on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

If you have any questions or concerns about garbage collection, please contact the Public Works Department at 250-425-7760 or at publicworks@sparwood.ca