Bulky Item Collection Pilot Info

How will it work?

The Bulky Waste Pilot will take place from October 10th to December 1st, 2017. 500 homes will be chosen (based on their distance to local disposal facilities) in Peachland, Lake Country and Kelowna to participate in the program. These residents will then be able to register to arrange for free collection of various bulky items or depot only items at their curb. Up to 3 items can be placed out per week during the pilot study time frame.

How to Arrange Pickup

If you are a home that received a door knocker pamphlet about the program you can participate.
1. Call OK Environmental Waste at 250-868-3211 or register for a pickup online at https://www.okews.com/bulky-item-collection-2/
2. Last day to register for collection is November 24th, 2017
3. OK Environmental Waste will confirm that you are within the pilot study area, discuss how to prepare items (3 item max per pickup) and when you should place your items out for collection.
4. Prepare your items for easy pickup, bundled material or rolled carpet can be no longer than 3ft long and 2ft in diameter and should be taped or tied. Max weight of bundled, boxed or bagged materials is 50lbs (22kgs). Each bundle is one item. Max 3 items per pickup
5. Place your items out for collection no sooner than the day before your scheduled pickup day

Accepted Items


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    Appliances

    Stoves, Dishwashers, Washers, Dryers, Hot Water Tanks, Refrigerators, Freezers, Microwaves, Coolers.

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    Electronics

    TV’s, Computers, Laptops, Computer Screens, DVD Players, VCR’s, Small Appliances.

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    Furniture

    Couches, Coffee Tables, Chairs, Desks, Dressers, TV Stands, Cabinets, Drawers, Tables, Hutches, Cribs, Entertainment Centres, Mattresses, Box Springs, Bed Frames.

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    Renovations

    Toilets, Sinks, Tubs, Carpet, Underlay, Baseboards, Clean Drywall Ends.

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    Tires

    Small Tires, Medium Tires, Large Tires (up to 33″)

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    Fitness Equipment

    Stationary Bikes, Treadmills, Ellipticals, Benches.

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    Outdoor Patio

    Patio Furniture, BBQ’s, Area Rugs.

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    Wood.

    Clean Wood, Painted Wood, 2×4’s, 2×6’s.

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    Metal

    Small Metal Items, Metal Shelving, Metal Tubes.


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Unacceptable Items

  • Used Drywall (i.e demolition drywall with paint, texture coat, drywall mud, tiles)
  • Hazardous Waste (chemicals, pesticides, paints, oil, oil filters, antifreeze)
  • Liquids
  • Propane tanks
  • Medical waste
  • Gas mowers
  • Extra large items (hot tubs, piano, pool table, above ground pools)
  • Reno material not securely bundled or tied
  • Dirt, sod, stumps, root balls
  • Engines, car parts, vehicles, trailers
  • Demolition material taken out by commercial contractor
  • Concrete
  • Asphalt shingles (ok in small amounts in a sturdy box)
  • Fridges or freezers with food in them

Register for Bulky Collection

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