Illegal Dumping

Polluting and illegally dumping garbage is an environmental violation. 

Report an Incident  

If you witness a violation, please call the BC Ministry of Environment's Report All Poachers and Polluters (RAPP) hotline at 1-877-952-RAPP (7277) to report the incident or use the online form.

What to Report

Be ready to respond to the following questions when reporting an incident:

  • Where did the illegal dumping take place?
  • When did you notice the illegal dumping?
  • What materials were illegally dumped?
  • Who committed the illegal dumping?

Cleaning Illegal Dumpsites

If you're interested in cleaning up illegal dumpsites in the Fraser Valley, there are a few dedicated organizations working to reduce the impact of illegal dumping through regular cleanups. Contact the Chilliwack Vedder River Cleanup Society or the Fraser Riverkeeper for more information.

Residents of Electoral Area E - Chilliwack River Valley who want to organize a community cleanup can participate in the City of Chilliwack's initiative to support illegal dumping clean-up efforts.