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Landfills, Recycling & Yard Waste Depots

Landfill, Recycling, and Yard Waste Depot Locations

Use the map below to find all landfill, recycling, and yard waste depot locations throughout Kamloops.

Frequent landfill users: Find a Landfill Account Credit Application here.


Landfill Site  Yard Waste Site  City Recycling Depot  Recycle BC Depot Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Facility

Mission Flats Landfill and Landfill Diversion Area

3095 Mission Flats Road
Open 7 days a week (Closed Christmas Day & New Year's Day)
Hours: 8:30 am–4:30 pm 
Phone: 250-828-3813 
Payment accepted: cash, credit, and debit 

Barnhartvale Landfill, Landfill Diversion Area, and Yard Waste Site

970 Eliza Road 
Open Friday to Monday (Closed Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Christmas Day & New Year's Day)*
Hours: 8:30 am–4:30 pm 
Payment accepted: cash only

*Yard Waste Site closes annually from December 1 - March 1

Potential Asbestos-Containing Materials are NOT accepted at this location. Please take these items to Mission Flats Landfill. 

Resource Recovery Centre

400 Owl Road
Open Monday to Friday (Closed statutory and public holidays) 
Hours: 8:00 am–4:00 pm 
Phone: 250-851-0057
Payment accepted: debit, credit and on-account payments only. No cash or cheques accepted.

Demolition, Land Clearing, and Construction (DLC) waste and non-putrescible residential and commercial garbage ONLY (minimum charge applies). Recycling NOT accepted at this location.

Potential Asbestos-Containing Materials are NOT accepted at this location. Please take these items to Mission Flats Landfill. 

Bunker Road Recycling Depot and Yard Waste Site

1455 Bunker Road
Open 7 days a week*
Recycling Depot open 24 hours a day
Yard Waste Site open 10:00 am–6:00 pm

*Yard Waste Site closes annually from December 1 to March 1.

Cinnamon Ridge Compost Facility and Yard Waste Site

4045 Tranquille Road 
Open 7 days a week (closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day)
Hours: 10:00 am–6:00 pm (April 1–October 31) 
Hours: 10:00 am–4:00 pm (November 1–March 31)
Phone: 250-214-8801
Payment accepted: credit and debit only

Recycle BC Designated Depots

Glass, flexible plastics, and foam packaging are problematic to sort from other materials and are not accepted in the City's mixed or curbside recycling. 

Please take glass, flexible plastics (plastic bags, overwrap, zipper-lock and stand up pouches, crinkly wrappers (eg: chip bags, granola bar wrappers), plastic netting (eg: used for fruit) and flexible packaging (eg: bubble wrap)) and Styrofoam to one of these designated Recycle BC Depots:

Mixed recycling, electronic waste, and Styrofoam are also accepted at private depots. The Lorne Street Bottle Depot also accepts paint.

Still not sure where to dispose of something? Check out our Waste Wise App! 

Waste Wise App

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Facility

May 7, 2024: A new year-round household hazardous waste drop-off facility servicing residents of Kamloops and the Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD) free of charge has opened its doors. Items will be safely disposed of or recycled.

The facility is located at 480 Okanagan Way in the Mount Paul Industrial Park and is open to the public five days a week, Tuesday to Saturday, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. 

Residential-source loads only; limit of one passenger vehicle per customer per day. 

Learn more and find a full list of what's accepted on the TNRD's Household Hazardous Disposal web page or view the Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Facility Guide here