Electoral Area B Curbside Collection Program

The FVRD delivers a curbside collection program to all Electoral Area B residents (except 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



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