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Garbage & Recycling


The City of Rossland is pleased to announce effective October 1, 2016 the Residential Waste Services previously provided by Davies Sales and Service Ltd. has been assigned to Alpine Disposal and Recycling Ltd following the well earned retirement of Mr. Allan Davies of Rossland.

Any changes in service due to holidays or severe weather conditions will be posted on this website and the Alpine website. If you have questions or concerns regarding your service, please contact their Trail office at (250)367-0099.

Curbside garbage pickup times are:

  • North of Columbia Avenue (Upper Rossland) – Wednesday
  • South of Columbia Avenue (Lower Rossland) – Thursday

A person must place refuse to be picked up for collection on the refuse collection day in either metal or plastic bins with a secure lid.

A person must not place refuse to be picked up for collection on the refuse collection day before 5:00 a.m. the morning of the day of collection.

Doubling of fines for those found guilty of any offences under the Bylaw (min $100).

Stickers for SMALL BAGS are $7.50 + tax for a sheet of 10. Small bag size is no larger than 18x28 inches.

Stickers for LARGE BAGS are $15.00 + tax for a sheet of 10. Large bag size is no larger than 28x36 inches.

The stickers cover the landfill fees whereas the $50 garbage tax covers garbage pickup and delivery to the Trail landfill.

Both small and large stickers are sold at Ferraro Foods.

There must be an appropriate sticker VISIBLE on each bag or we will not pick up your garbage.

If you have missed your garbage day, local drop-off services are located at the Regional District's McKelvey Creek Regional Landfill - 1900 Hwy 3B in Trail.


Curbside recycling collection services in Rossland is provided by MultiMaterial BC. Please visit their website for information on collection days and appropriate materials.

For recycling customer service please contact Alpine Disposal and Recycling at 1(866)596-5444.

View the 2016/2017 Recycling Pickup Schedule and Service Information

Recycling Depots

Recycling depots are located at:

On May 19, 2014, businesses that supply packaging and printed paper to BC residents became responsible for collecting and managing these materials so they can be recycled. Multi-Material BC (MMBC), a non-profit organization working on behalf of these businesses, assumed direct responsibility for curbside packaging and printed paper collection and recycling in the East Sub-region of Regional District of Kootenay Boundary. For more information, including what items can be recycled, please visit www.recyclinginbc.ca/rdkb. The 2015-2016 recycling calendar will be delivered in the spring.

Greater Trail Packaging and Paper Recycling
Paper Containers Plastic Bags & Foam
Trail recycling options for packaging and paper

 Recycling Bag

Blue Box  
Remember to:
  • Empty and rinse containers
  • Remove caps, pumps and lids and place loose in container box
  • Return deposit containers for refund