Collection & Schedule, Landfill Information and Recycling

Collection & Schedule, Landfill Information and Recycling

The District of Stewart provides weekly curbside garbage collection.

Garbage pick-up schedule is:

  • Residential:  Wednesdays
  • Businesses:  Mondays & Fridays
  • Dumpsters:  Regularly 

As pick-up times may vary on the scheduled pick-up day, materials must be placed at the curb before 8:00 a.m.

Garbage collection day pick-up tips:

  • Put your garbage into a garbage container with a lid and have out by 8 a.m. on your collection day.
  • Put the covered container at the curb or lane in a spot that is easy for the collectors to see and reach.
  • Each filled garbage container should be light enough to carry easily with one hand to the curb or lane.
  • Do not overfill garbage containers with heavy material.
  • Leave 15 to 20 centimetres (6 to 8 inches) of bag above the twist tie so that the collectors can get a firm hold on the bag.
  • Clear a path through to your collection area. Shovel any ice and snow so that collectors can see and get to your garbage.
  • Keep parked vehicles away from your collection area on collection day.
  • Do not put garbage containers on top of snow banks, as the constant lifting above shoulder level can injure collection crews.
  • Bag and tie all grass clippings and yard waste – or better still, try composting them.
  • If you use grocery bags or other small kitchen-sized bags for your garbage, put them in larger sealed garbage bags before putting them into the garbage container.
  • Load garbage cans loosely. Items jammed or wedged tightly into cans, can make the cans difficult to empty, and may damage them.
  • Place all loose garbage, such as sawdust, ashes and vacuum contents, in sealed bags prior to putting them in the garbage container. Loose garbage can blow out of the truck into the collectors' eyes and litter neighbourhoods.
  • Put all sharp objects, such as needles, broken glass, and nails, in puncture-proof containers.
  • Do not put out bulky waste for regular garbage collection.

If your collection day has passed and your garbage has not been collected please, give a call to our Public Works Department at 250-636-2742

Transfer Station Hours:

Tuesday and Thursday:   12:00pm to 6:00pm
Saturday:  12:00pm to 4:00pm


For details regarding what will be accepted at the new Stewart Transfer Station, please click on the link for Fees & Regulation Bylaw No. 688

 

 

Notice of Special Council Meeting

POSTED: December 11, 2019

Public Notice of Special Council Meeting on December 12, 2019 - please see the attached poster

TREE CLEARING

POSTED: December 9, 2019

JOB POSTING - DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS

POSTED: November 28, 2019

JOB POSTING - DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS

Discover BC’s Stewart-Cassiar Region

POSTED: October 22, 2019

Take a look at this Auto Tour video produced in conjunction with Destination BC, Kermode Tourism, and the Regional District of Kitimat Stikine-displaying spectacular views of scenery near Hazelton, New Hazelton, the Nass Valley and Stewart, with Dr. Joseph Gosnell narrating:  www.stewartcassiarhighway.com 

Salmon Glacier Auto Tour Brochure

POSTED: August 23, 2019

Here is an excellent resource to accompany you on your travel to visit the spectacular Salmon Glacier - Auto Tour Brochure

Dedication of “Family Quiet Room” at the Stewart Health Centre

POSTED: July 18, 2019

BC Hydro Installation of Bird Guarding at Stewart Substation

POSTED: January 8, 2018

Please see the attached information regarding BC Hydro's recent installation of Bird Guarding at the Stewart Substation