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Recycling and Garbage Guide

Residential Rates

Since 2006 all garbage containers must comply with our new standards. Annual costs to residents are outlined in the table below,
effective January 1, 2015.

Garbage Container Sizes & Annual Costs
Litre Size Bag Volume Collection Fee Lease Total
120 L 1.5 Bags $78 + $7 $85
180 L 2.3 Bags $105 + $8 $113
245 L 3.2 Bags $130 + $10 $140
360 L 4.7 Bags $208 + $12 $220
Exchanging Container for a Different Size

If you are interested in changing the size of your garbage container, please contact the City of Kamloops Public Works Centre via phone at 250-828-3461, Monday- Friday, 8:00 AM- 4:00 PM. Be advised there is a $50 fee for the change out, except for new homeowners within the first three months of ownership. Only one request per homeowner.

Recycling Fee

All residents pay an annual $50.00 recycling fee for one recycling cart with weekly pick-up. No one may opt out of the recycling program. For each garbage container ordered, at least one recycling cart must also be ordered. All recycling carts are 245 litres in size. Effective January 1 2016

Recycling Container Size & Annual Cost
Litre Size Bag Volume Collection Fee¹ Lease Total
245 L 3.2 Bags $50 0 $50

Collection Service Charges apply to all residents, whether they lease or own. Lease rates do not apply to residents providing their own City compliant containers.

No one may opt out of the recycling program. For each garbage container ordered, at least one recycling cart must also be ordered.

Note: Recycling carts are available for commercial customers.

Multi-Family Bins ~ Monthly Rates

Effective January 1 2017

Garbage Bin Rental & Collection Options
Size Weekly Pickup Additional Pickup
3 yd³ $40.95 $13.88 per lift
4 yd³ $54.60 $18.78 per lift
6 yd³ $72.30 $30.00 per lift
Recycling Bin Rental & Collection Options
Size Weekly Pickup Additional Pickup Biweekly Pickup
3 yd³ $31.88 $10.75 per lift $16.00
4 yd³ $42.50 $14.25 per lift $21.25
6 yd³ $56.25 $23.38 per lift $28.13
Commercial Bins ~ Monthly Rates

Effective January 1 2017

Garbage Bins
Size Rental Lift Charge
2.5 - 4 yd³ $54.60 $21.90 per lift
6 yd³ $72.30 $30.00 per lift
Cardboard Bins
Size Lift Charge
3 yd³ $8.25 per lift
4 yd³ $10.88 per lift
6 yd³ $16.38 per lift


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Public Works and Utilities
955 Concordia Way
Kamloops BC V2C 6V3
ph 250-828 3461
email publicworks@kamloops.ca

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