Garbage Collection Requirements during COVID-19

WFN asks all residents to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and help our waste reduction contractor continue to provide services by following the following requirements:

  • Put all personal hygiene products, used tissues, sanitary wipes (even those labelled compostable), paper towels, napkins, cleaning clothes, face masks, gloves, and similar items in plastic garbage bags;
  • Securely tie garbage bags shut and place in the garbage bin;
  • A maximum of two CLEAR recycling bags will be picked up. Blue bags are no longer permitted. Additional bags and blue bags will NOT be collected. Glenmore Recycling no longer accepts blue recycling bags. For more information, contact Cascades Recovery @ Glenmore Recycling depot Steve Fast @250-863-2932;
  • Maximum weight restriction of 25lbs per bag;
  • Sharp objects are not permitted;
  • Bins must be set out in your regular collection area on your scheduled day, and
  • Un-tied, un-bagged, loose items, ripped bags  & recycled will not be collected.

Visit the RDCO website for a detailed list of what can be recycled.