Commercial Recycling

A mandatory Recycling service is provided to the Commercial and Industrial properties within the City of Vernon with the exception of Blue Jay, Foothills, Predator Ridge, Turtle Mountain, and Okanagan Landing past the Yacht Club. For more information regarding pick up times and location, please contact Waste Connections of Canada @ 250-275-0570.

Blue Bag Collection Information

Waste Connections of Canada - Phone 250-275-0570, Toll Free: 855-765-0565
Office Open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday.

1. Collection Time

Please put recyclables out at the front curb in a clear or blue transparent bag by 7:00 a.m.  As of June 1, 2009 for Commercial Properties in the Vernon Business Improvement Area (VBIA), blue bag recycling can only be placed for pick up only in the back alleys and lanes during the hours of 10 am and 2 pm.

2. Quantity Limit

Unlimited quantities will be picked up for Commercial and Industrial Properties three times a week.

3. Items To Recycle

Ledger paper, newspaper, cardboard, tin cans, aluminum, books, magazines, all colours of plastic containers with the recycling symbols 1-7. Cardboard for Commercial and Industrial properties must be bundled and tied in packages not exceeding 2' by 3' by 6".

Glass Recycling

Glass is no longer allowed in blue bags, recycle your glass bottles and jars at:

  • Venture Training Centre
  • Enderby & Armstrong Bottle Depots
  • Interior Freight & Bottle Depot
  • Chasers Bottle Depot
  • Meier’s Building Supplies
  • All RDNO Recycling & Disposal Facilities (Landfills)