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Garbage, Recycling and Landfill

Garbage Collection
Garbage collection, within Town boundaries is the responsibility of the Town. The service is currently contracted to Ray’s Garbage Pick up.

Residents are entitled to place two bags or cans of garbage on the curb, per week, for pick-up. Tags for extra bags can be purchased at Town Hall for $2.00 each. If your bags were missed, please call Ray’s Garbage Pick-up at 428-9887.

Please place your bags or containers on the curb before 8:00 a.m. If you have recently moved and do not know your garbage day, please give us a call at Town Hall.

Recycling
The Town of Creston strongly encourages residents to recycle. Recycling is a Regional District service, and the RDCK has a lot of tips to get you started, including:  Recycling Basics, and FAQs.

The RDCK Recycling Depots in Creston are located on Helen St. behind the car wash, and at the RDCK Landfill. Find a complete list of RDCK Depots here. Find locations of other bottle depots in Creston here.

A curbside recycling program, providing twice monthly pick up, is operated by the Creston and District Society for Community Living.

A small appliance recycling program called "Unplugged" can be view here.

RDCK Landfill (Creston Facility)
The RDCK Landfill (Creston Facility) is operated by the Regional District of Central Kootenay. Landfill hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The landfill is closed on statutory holidays.
User fees do apply at the landfill site.
 
The landfill is located on Mallory Road, across from the Creston Golf Course.