Campbell Mountain Landfill

Hours of Operation

Summer Hours (March to November):

Open 7 days a week, including Statutory Holidays
8:30 am - 4:45 pm

Winter Hours (December, January, February):

Open Monday to Saturday, closed Sundays & Statutory Holidays
8:30 am - 4:45 pm

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day and Family Day

Household Hazardous Waste only accepted until 4:00pm

Contact Info
Phone: 250-490-4129 (Solid Waste Hotline)

1765 Reservoir Rd, Penticton, BC

Bylaws (Fees and Regulations)
Visa, Mastercard, Debit, and Cash accepted. 
Tipping Fees and Charges Bylaw 2024 (costs by material)

Landfill Fees and Charges Regulatory Bylaw 2023 (Rules and Definitions)

Before you go

  • You can save a lot of money if your loads contain only separated materials. Please get to know the items that can be recycled and what items aren't allowed in the landfill. 
  • Remember to tarp all loads or fees will be doubled to a minimum of $10.00.
Recycle your food cans, clear glass, cardboard, mixed paper, newspaper and milk jugs at Campbell Mountain Landfill for FREE

Recycling and Composting

Save money and reduce the amount of garbage you generate by separating recyclable or compostable materials from garbage.

There is a free residential recycling depot at the entrance of the landfill for common recyclables. The depot has three types of bins: Cardboard, Glass and Other Recyclables.

Cardboard Bins

  • Flatten
  • Keep loose and do not bundle

Glass Bins

  • All colours of clean container glass and glass bottles
  • Leave the labels on but remove all caps or rings

Other Recycling Bins

  • Tin cans and clean aluminum foil
  • Clean plastic containers and plastic bags (must be over 4 inches in size)
  • Paper and mixed paper including books (no metal rings or plastic covers)
  • Boxboard
  • Can be placed in loose or mixed together in see through bags

Other Recyclables

Within the landfill there are also areas for recycling of various materials. Consult the Fees and Charges Bylaw above for any applicable fees to dispose of these items:

  • Metal items and appliances
  • Untreated wood and yard and garden waste
  • Agricultural plastics
  • Agricultural tree stumps
  • All household and lead-acid batteries
  • Household hazardous waste
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires
  • Electronic waste
  • Concrete, asphalt, masonry
  • Gyproc (drywall)
  • Mattresses and boxsprings
  • Any other materials see What Goes Where?

Packaging That Goes To Depot (Plastic Bags, Foam and Glass) - Video


Household Hazardous Waste Facility

The Household Hazardous Waste Facility is open from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm on days the landfill is open.

The Campbell Mountain Sanitary Landfill has a year around Household Hazardous Waste Facility. Residents in the Campbell Mountain Sanitary Landfill service area can drop off a variety of household items free of charge for safe disposal. 

The Household Hazardous Waste Facility will not accept Commercial or Industrial related products. For more information on the disposal of these materials please look at the Prohibited (Hazardous) & Controlled Waste section below or contact us.

Prohibited (Hazardous) & Controlled Waste

Some types of hazardous or controlled waste are approved for disposal at the landfill but require special handling and disposal techniques to avoid creating health hazards, nuisances, or environmental pollution. Some waste including radioactive, biomedical, asbestos, automobiles, slaughterhouse, and other waste is prohibited from disposal at the landfill.

Annual Report

Annual reports are created every year for all RDOS-operated landfills. These are to provide historic trend information, outline operations, track expenditures, and create recommendations.