Keremeos Transfer Station

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Hours of Operation

Summer Hours (March to November):

Open Sunday and Wednesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Winter Hours (December, January, February):

Open Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Contact

Phone: 250-490-4129 (Solid Waste Hotline)
E-mail: solidwaste@rdos.bc.ca
Fax: 250-499-5021

Located off Keremeos Bypass Road on El Rancho Drive

Fees and Charges (Bylaws)

Visa, Mastercard, Debit Cards and Cash accepted. 

Tipping Fees and Charges Bylaw (costs by material)

Tpping Fee Cost Summary 2023

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

Service Area

The Keremeos Transfer Station only accepts garbage and recycling from the following areas:

  • Village of Keremeos
  • Electoral Area 'B' (Cawston)
  • Electoral Area 'G' (Hedley, Olalla)

Before you go

  • The Keremeos Transfer Station is not an active landfill and can only take some materials. Check Fees and Charges above for materials that can be accepted.
  • 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

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.

  • Information on where you can recycle items such as paint, batteries and used motor oil, refer to the Where Can I Recycle section of the website
  • More information on composting 

Prohibited Waste (Hazardous Waste)

Some kinds of waste are prohibited from garbage disposal at the Keremeos Landfill. These include, but are not limited to biomedical waste, liquid waste, radioactive waste, flammable or ignitable wastes, and oil.

Contact the RDOS at 250-490-4129, toll free 1877-610-3737 or e-mail solidwaste@rdos.bc.ca to find out ways to dispose of this waste.