Open for Business Award - 2018 Winner
The District of Chetwynd is proud to have received the 2018 Open for Business Award!

Restricted and Prohibited Waste

Restricted and Prohibited Waste Flyer


Accepted Materials List – with drop off only items highlighted

Currently the Recycling Depot is not accepting oil/antifreeze containers or liquids but we have included a list of companies that do  (if you know of any other companies that are not on the list please let us know and we will add them).


Some items not included in the list that the Recycling Depot does accept are:

Household batteries up to 12v

Car batteries for drop off

Small appliances- microwaves, lamps, vacuum cleaners, fans, hair dryers etc. for drop off preferably

Electronics- Printers, cell and household phones, fax machine, computer towers monitors and accessories, televisions drop off only

Household paint and spray paint up to 2 gallons- industrial paint has to go to landfill

Light bulbs including fluorescent tubes

Smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms


Items the Recycling Depot does NOT accept are: (not an extensive list)

Stoves, fridges, freezers, water coolers

Oil or antifreeze liquids or containers


Clothing, beds, couches, bedding etc.

Female hygiene products, diapers, toilet paper, Kleenex, paper towel, condoms etc.

Food waste including compost

Yard waste including compost

Un-rinsed food containers such as peanut butter jars, salsa containers, pasta containers etc.

List of businesses in the area that can help you dispose of contaminated waste