Garbage & Recycling
Please read below before you call the City regarding delays or missed pick ups for your garbage or recycling. GFL are the contractors for collecting garbage and recycling if you have an issue please contact their Trail office at (250)367-0099 or toll free at 1-800-647-9930 or email CSRTrail@GFLenv.com Thank you!
Garbage Pickup Services
The City’s Residential Waste Services are provided by GFL Environmental Inc. Any changes in service due to holidays or severe weather conditions will be posted on their website. If you have questions or concerns regarding your service, please contact their Trail office at (250)367-0099 or toll free at 1-800-647-9930 or email CSRTrail@GFLenv.com
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). View the Fees & Charges Bylaw.
Garbage stickers are sold in sheets of 10, and can be purchased at Ferraro Foods or Alpine Drug Mart. Prices do not include tax. The stickers cover the landfill fees, your monthly utility amount covers garbage pickup and delivery to the Trail landfill.
There must be an appropriate sticker VISIBLE on each bag or GFL will not pick up your garbage. Should your bag be over the size/weight restriction GFL will not collect your garbage, please ensure your garbage is within the range specified below.
- Small Bags (Approx. 40-50L / 60cm x 70cm / 24″ x 28″ / MAX WEIGHT 18-22lbs): $15
- Large Bags (Approx. 80-100L / 76cm x 83cm / 30″ x 30″ / MAX WEIGHT 45-50lbs): $30
- There is no limit to how much garbage can be put out, as long is it is contained in a secure container, has a sticker AND is below the weight limit.
If you have missed your garbage day, local drop-off services are located at the McKelvey Creek Regional Landfill.
For more information on Recycling in BC, please visit RecycleBC.ca