Kamloops Garbage Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

We’re here to help you find the Kamloops garbage pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Kamloops is in British Columbia with Prince George to the northwest, Kelowna to the southeast, Coquitlam to the southwest.

If there’s a change to your normal garbage collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Kamloops Garbage Collection Calendar 2023

For normal garbage collections schedules, visit https://www.kamloops.ca/city-services/recycling-garbage-organics/collection-services

Garbage Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Year’s Day
  • Family Day
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Monday
  • Victoria Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
  • Remembrance Day
  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day

Due to the holidays, your waste collection may take place one day later than your usual collection day.

Kamloops garbage Collection Map

Kamloops Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.kamloops.ca/city-services/recycling-garbage-organics/landfills-recycling-yard-waste-depots for find the collection day for your bulk waste.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Bulk items like refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, stoves, furniture and similar items, must be taken to the landfill.

3095 Mission Flats Rd 
Open 7 days a week (Closed Christmas Day & New Years Day)
Hours: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Phone: 250-828-3813 

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Grass clippings
  • Recyclables (including cardboard and newspaper)
  • Dirt, sod, and rocks
  • Liquids
  • Used oil and filters
  • Construction and demolition materials
  • Offal waste
  • Hot ashes and charcoal
  • Flammable, toxic, hazardous, explosive, volatile, or corrosive material
  • Pesticides and herbicides
  • Medical waste
  • Propane tanks
  • Scrap metal and tires
  • Large amounts of pet waste
  • Unbagged dust

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Kamloops and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2023

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://www.kamloops.ca/city-services/recycling-garbage-organics/what-goes-where/residential-recycling

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Kamloops?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.kamloops.ca/city-services/recycling-garbage-organics/landfills-recycling-yard-waste-depots

What day is garbage pickup?

To find garbage pickup on your street visit: https://www.kamloops.ca/city-services/recycling-garbage-organics/collection-services

What time does garbage collection start?

garbage collection starts at 7 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Kamloops Public Works Department?

955 Concordia Way V2C 6V3

ph 250-828-3461

fx 250-828-3790


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