Traders Cove Transfer Station


Located at the intersection of Bear Lake Main Road and Westside Road in West Kelowna.  For authorized Traders Cove residents only.

Summer hours

(May long weekend to the September 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.

Winter hours

(After Labour Day in September to the May long weekend)
Wednesday: 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  
(Closed December 25 and January 1)

Accepted items


You are responsible for separating the following into appropriate bins at the transfer station:

  • Paper & cardboard (flattened)
  • Containers (plastic, tin, aluminum, aerosol cans, milk cartons, paper cups etc.)
  • Plastic bags and flexible plastic packaging 
  • Glass
  • Styrofoam

Yard waste

  • Grass clippings
  • Shrub and tree trimmings up to 1 meter (39 inch) long and up to 20 cm (8 inch) diameter
  • Maximum load of 250 kg
  • 10 bags or one pick-up truck load
  • No construction waste, rocks, plastic bags, kitchen scraps, metal, animal waste, sod, stumps


  • Up to 2 bags per household per week
  • No construction waste
  • Yard and garden waste and recyclables are not permitted in garbage

Special events

 Hazardous waste and electronic recycling 

For the first time, the RDCO is hosting a household hazardous waste collection event at this transfer station. During this one-day only event, authorized users of this facility (with valid ID) have the opportunity to dispose of their unwanted hazardous and electronic waste. No commercial waste allowed.

  • Saturday, June 15, 2024: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Accepted products

  • Household paint products
  • Flammable liquids and aerosols (must have flammable or warning sign)
  • Domestic pesticides (with poison symbol and PCP #)
  • Gasoline (in approved ULC/Jerry can only)
  • Liquid adhesives, undercoat and tars
  • Pool and hot tub chemicals
  • Batteries, electronics, computers, small appliances
  • Light bulbs & fixtures