Disposal locations

All waste generated in the Central Okanagan is transported to the Glenmore Landfill which is owned and operated by the City of Kelowna. Before heading to any of these disposal locations please note there are a number of items banned from landfills in the region (see banned materials disposal guide). All material transported to any disposal location must be secured and covered with a tarp.


Glenmore Landfill
(Operated through the City of Kelowna)

2710 - 2720 John Hindle Drive, Kelowna BC

Open: Monday to Sunday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Closed: December 25-26, January 1


North Westside Road Transfer Station
Sugarloaf Forest Service Road, West Kelowna BC
(follow the signs – turn at the corner of Westside Road and Sugarloaf Forest Service Road)

Monday: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Closed: December 25-26, January 1, and Easter Sunday


Trader's Cove Transfer Station
Intersection of Bear Lake Main Road and Westside Road, West Kelowna BC

Winter hours
Wednesday: 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Closed December 25 and January 1

Summer hours
(begin on the May long weekend to the end of the Labour Day long weekend)
Wednesday 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Westside Residential Disposal and Recycling Centre  
2640 Asquith Road, West Kelowna BC
(off Shannon Lake Road)

Open: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (gate closes at 3:50 p.m.) 
Closed: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and annually December 25, January 1

Westside Landfill (permanently closed)
2640 Asquith Road, West Kelowna, BC

(site of Westside Residential Waste and Recycling Centre)

The Westside Landfill was operated as a municipal solid waste landfill under Operational Certificate (OC) PR#12217 issued by British Columbia Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy (ENV). The Westside Landfill received 782,395 tonnes of municipal solid waste from 1960 to 2010 when it was closed and partially covered.

Closure Plan was accepted by the ENV in 2017 and closure works completed in 2018. Regular monitoring is carried out as outlined in the OC and the Updated Landfill Monitoring Program and details are available in the annual reports.

Annual Monitoring Reports