Collection & Schedule and Landfill Information

Collection & Schedule and Landfill Information

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 out by 8 a.m. on your collection day.
  • Put your garbage at the curb or lane in a spot that is easy for the collectors to see and reach.
  • Each filled garbage can 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 and recyclable materials.
  • Keep parked vehicles away from your collection area on collection day.
  • Do not put bags and cans 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 cans.
  • Load garbage cans loosely. Items jammed or wedged tightly into cans, such as boxes and branches, 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. 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


Landfill Hours:

Monday, Wednesday and Friday:   1:00pm to 3:00pm
Saturday:  9:00am to 4:00pm

 

Landfill Fees

Pick-up Truck - $15.00 per load
Single Axle Dump Truck - $125.00 per load
Tandem Dump Truck - $250.00 per load
Utility Trailer (under 12') - $50.00 per load
Utility Trailer (over 12') - $100.00 per load
Small Appliances (microwaves, etc.) - $5.00
Medium Appliances (stoves, dishwashers, etc.) - $10.00
Large Appliances ((refrigerators, freezers, etc.) - $20.00
Other Items - $50.00
Charge for extra garbage containers - $5.00
Salvage Permits - $25.00

*see Solid Waste Amending Bylaw No. 898,2016 and Solid Waste Amending Bylaw #2, No 902, 2016 for full bylaw and fee schedule

UBCM-2016

POSTED: October 13, 2016 | Mayors Blog

The 2016 Union of British Columbia Municipalities convention is focused on the theme “Stronger Together”. Standing together, from far and wide, each region still stands together. Each region has something unique to contribute to the growth and prosperity of BC and is integral to the success of this province.

Water quality

POSTED: September 5, 2016 | Mayors Blog

Lately the District of Stewart has issued few times a boil water advisory.  It's strictly a precautionary measure due power outage. Without power  water pressure at our pump declined below established level. A loss in pressure can result in contamination entering the drinking water distribution system from surrounding soil and groundwater (to read more click heading)
 

Stewart - the Best Town for Nature Lovers

POSTED: July 7, 2014 | Kids Blog

If you enjoy fresh air, hiking and wild life photography, see why this Bear Valley School student thinks you'll love Stewart!  => read essay

STEWART HAS THE BEST SOIL FOR GARDENING

POSTED: March 3, 2014 | Kids Blog

Read this essay from Lane Hyslop to understand why the soil in Stewart is great for gardeners!

Community Open House:  Stewart Transfer Station Project

POSTED: August 11, 2017

On Tuesday, August 22 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm there will be an Open House at the Arena.  Regional District Staff and a representative from Sperling Hansen Associates will be joining District Staff to discuss the proposed project and design concepts.
Please see the attached POSTER for more information.

Smoke From Wildfires Visible In NW Fire Centre

POSTED: August 9, 2017

Please see the attached notice regarding how smoke from the current wildfire situation is effecting the northwest.
Click for info on the smoke forecast.

Public Notices, Information and Job Opportunities

POSTED: July 13, 2017

View District of Stewart Job Opportunites, Public Notices & Information here

Summer Kidz Camp

POSTED: July 21, 2017

Calling all Kids!  Looking for adventure this summer? Kidz Summer Fun Camp is being held July 31 to August 18.  For registration details and rates see attached..

Soccer Camp:  August 21 to 25th

POSTED: July 21, 2017

The most popular summer Soccer Camp in the country is coming to Stewart! See the attached poster and registration form to participate!

Job Opportunity

POSTED: June 21, 2017

Please see the link regarding a job opportunity with the Stewart Public Library.

Discover BC’s Stewart-Cassiar Region

POSTED: December 20, 2016

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 2, 2016

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