Composting at Home
About 30% of the garbage you are sending to the landfill is organic, compostable waste! Save landfill space and create nutrient-rich soil conditioner—it's a win-win situation. Learn more.
Learn How to Compost
The City often offers courses on composting. Check out the current Activity Guide to see what may be coming up soon.
Take yard waste to a designated depot.
- Cinnamon Ridge Compost Facility—open 7 days a week, 10:00 am–7:00 pm
- Bunker Road Yard Waste Depot—open 7 days a week, 10:00 am–6:00 pm
- Barnhartvale Compost Site – open Friday–Monday, 8:30 am–4:30 pm
Christmas Tree Recycling
Recycled trees save landfill space and produce compost material for use in parks and gardens. To date, Kamloops has recycled close to 150,000 trees! Thank you to residents and businesses for doing your part in diverting Christmas trees from the landfill.
|Albert McGowan Park||2025 Summit Drive (before 9pm)|
|Barnhartvale Yard Waste Depot||End of Eliza Road|
|Brocklehurst Park||2470 Fleetwood Avenue|
|Cinnamon Ridge Compost Facility||4.5 km past Airport on Tranquille Road|
|Dallas Fire Hall (#6)||5300 Dallas Drive|
|Juniper Park||Qu'Appelle Boulevard|
|Len Haughton Park||Lister Road - Heffley Creek|
|McArthur Island||1665 Island Parkway - East of Sports Centre|
|McGill Rd Yard Waste Depot||Bunker Road|
|Rae-Mor Park||Arab Run Road - Rayleigh|
|Westsyde Park||Franklin Road|
|Yacht Club||1140 River Street|
Please ensure your tree is clean of any wires, tinsel, decorations, or plastic.