Electoral Area B Curbside Collection Program

The FVRD delivers a Curbside Collection Program to all Electoral Area B residents (with the exception of Sunshine Valley), and to individual First Nations in this area, on a contract basis.


First Class Waste Services Inc. provides Curbside Collection Service in Electoral Area B (including Dogwood Valley, Laidlaw, Othello, Spuzzum and Yale). Garbage and Recyclables will be collected separately in a split-compartment truck. Yard Waste will also be collected separately.

Schedule & General Rules

  • Garbage, Recyclables and Yard Waste must be set out by 8:00 am in front of your property on your collection day.
  • Please make sure that your street address is posted on your property, and visible from the road.
  • Material and container restrictions will be strictly enforced.

General Rules  


    • Each customer is permitted to set out two 80 litre garbage containers or two garbage bags. Each container / bag cannot weigh more than 20 kilograms.
    • Garbage containers must have a lid and handles.
    • Any garbage over the limit must be placed in a bag, and tagged with a Tag-A-Bag sticker.
    • Tag-A-Bag stickers can be purchased for $3.00 each at one of the following locations:

Barry's Trading Post
31160 Mary Street
Yale, BC 

Dogwood Valley Husky
27051 Baker Road
Hope, BC

First Class Waste Services Inc.
(Tag-A-Bag stickers can be purchased from the driver) 


    • Unlimited number of blue bags
    • All recyclables must be placed in a blue, see-through plastic bag, and the bag must be securely tied
    • Bulky cardboard boxes must be broken down, flattened, tied and may be placed under the blue bag


    • Up to 10 clear bags
    • Yard Waste must be placed in a clear, see-through plastic bag
    • Only grass and leaves are accepted