Solid Waste/Oliver Landfill

Solid Waste

The Town of Oliver, in cooperation with the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen, participates in a progressive solid waste management system. There is a strong emphasis on user pay, waste reduction, reuse or recycling, and for residual materials, efficient landfill operation.

Oliver Landfill

The Oliver and District Landfill is a jointly funded facility, operated by the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen. Information is provided on this web site for public convenience. For further information, call the RDOS directly at 250-492-0237, or visit the RDOS web site.

The Oliver Landfill is located off Black Sage Road, approximately 7 km south of Oliver. This facility is open six day a week all year long. It is closed on Sundays, statutory holidays and Boxing Day. The Oliver Landfill can be contacted directly at 250-498-3316.

The hours of operation are:

Winter Hours (December – February)

  Monday through Friday

noon to 3:45 pm

  Saturdays

10:00 am to 3:45 pm

  
Summer Hours (March – November)
   Monday through Saturday

 10:00 am to 3:45 pm

The solid waste disposal service in Oliver and district is funded through a combination of landfill tipping fees and tax subsidy. The percent of funding through the tax subsidy is decreasing, as the function moves towards a user-pay philosophy. Taxes are collected from all properties in Oliver and Area C based on assessed property values of land and improvements.

Besides burying residual waste, this function also supports a community composting operation, recycling and public education on solid waste issues.


Compost operations at Oliver Landfill

All loads delivered to the Oliver Landfill must be covered by a tarp, canopy or container to confine the load to the vehicle. All uncovered loads will be charged a double tipping fee

 Tipping Fee Information 


Compaction equipment and tarping for daily cover
 to extend landfill life


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