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 should be placed in a blue, see-through plastic bag and securely tied
    • Bulky cardboard boxes must be broken down, flattened, tied and may be placed under the blue bag


    • Food scraps and small amounts of yard waste should be collected in your green bin.
    • See here [PDF - 257 KB] for materials that can be placed in your green bin.
    • Refer here [PDF - 73 KB] for tips on maintaining your green bin.


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