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

Solid Waste Management

Solid Waste Collection

The District of Chetwynd provides Solid Waste Collection for both residential and commercial properties through a contract with GFL.

Residential – Small, Medium and/or Large residential garbage carts are provided to each resident for residential waste.  Carts are to be placed at the curb or edge of the road by 7:00 AM each week as per the collection schedule below.

Residential  Collection Schedule

Starting January 2023 all Residential collection will by on Thursdays between the hours of 8:00 am and 6:00 pm.

Requests for a residential cart should be directed to the municipal office at


Regional District Landfill (Chetwynd)

Contact Phone: 250-788-1066

For location and hours of operation click on the following link: Landfill & Transfer Sites


Recycling in the municipality is provided by the Chetwynd Recycling & Bottle Depot 250-788-1111

The recycling facility and bottle depot is located at the north end of 54th Street NW.  Not only do they recycle the usual items such as glass, tin, plastics, cardboard and paper, but also accept batteries, paint, fluorescent light bulbs, small appliances, computers and electronic devices.

Compost Program

The District of Chetwynd currently provides a bin for the disposal of compost material like leaves, small diameter prunings (1/2” and smaller) and grass clippings.  This bin is located outside the Recycling Depot at the north end of 54th Street NW.  Compost material from this bin is processed by the municipality and used for future projects in the community.  Christmas trees that are collected by the municipality are also chipped and added to our compost pile.