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Yard Waste Pick-up - November 2, 2020 starting at 7:00 am

In order to help limit the number of individuals visiting the Regional District of the North Okanagan’s Diversion and Disposal Facilities (DDF) we will be continuing with the Spring Pruning & Yard Waste Pick up program as planned. Please note the program may be canceled or postponed if the DDF is closed at that time. For the safety of others, please do not leave your home to set out yard waste if you are self-isolating or in quarantine.

The pickup is scheduled to begin November 2, 2020. Material must be at the curb before 7:00 am.

Bundled Prunings Pick-up

  • Prunings must be tied in bundles with string (no wire of any kind)
  • Bundle size must be manageable
  • Bundles are to be stacked parallel to the street, away from other objects, for ease of pick-up
  • Maximum diameter of pruning = 4 inches
  • Maximum length of pruning = 6 feet
  • No roots or dirt in the bundle
  • Prunings with thorns are to be bundled separately

Bagged Organics Pick-up

  • Garden waste such as leaves, needles, clippings, and other material that cannot be bundled must be in see-through plastic bags.  Any other types of bags or boxes will not be picked up.
  • No loose material will be picked up
  • Maximum weight of bag = 50 pounds
  • Bags are to be placed at the curb and away from bundled prunings
  • Leaves are not to be raked onto street

Material not meeting the above requirements will not be picked up. 

The Regional Recycling and Disposal Facilities will be accepting compostable material year-round for free. Contact the Regional District of North Okanagan for more information at (250) 550-3700 or visit their website www.rdno.ca.


Stage 1 Water Conservation Measures in Effect

  1. Use a watering system to water a lawn, garden, or landscaped area on a property as follows:
    (i) Even numbered addresses may water on even days of the calendar between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. to Midnight; or
    (ii) Odd numbered addresses may water on odd days of the calendar between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. to Midnight p.m.
  2. Use an in-ground automated watering system to water a lawn, garden, or landscaped area on a property as follows:
    (i) Even numbered addresses may water on even days of the calendar between the hours of Midnight to 5:00 a.m.; or
    (ii) Odd numbered addresses may water on odd days of the calendar between the hours of Midnight to 5:00 a.m.

For full information on Stage 1 Water Conservation Measures please refer to the City of Armstrong Water Use and Conservation Bylaw No. 1806, 2017. 


Media Releases:

None currently. 


Load Restrictions: 

Please see review the most up to date restrictions at the Ministry website located by clicking here.