Recycling, Composting & Solid Waste

Employment Opportunity: Resource Recovery Coordinator (Permanent, full-time)

The SLRD is seeking to fill the permanent, full-time position of Resource Recovery Coordinator.

The position encompasses a wide range of responsibilities within the SLRD Engineering Services Department with a focus on Solid Waste Management.

The primary purpose of this position is to implement, supervise, monitor and develop solid waste and recycling initiatives in accordance with the SLRD Solid Waste Management Plan and to oversee landfill and waste transfer stations and educational programming, under the direction of the Director of Engineering Services. 

Contracting Opportunity: Design and Geotechnical Services - Pemberton and District Transfer Station

The SLRD is requesting Proposals from qualified firms to provide design and construction support services for a new solid waste transfer station in Pemberton. A geotechnical investigation is also required, with an assessment of the preload requirements of the site, if any.

Proposals will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Monday, July 23. 2018.

Devine Transfer Station: Closed Today (Monday, June 18)

The Devine Transfer station will be closed on Monday June 18th due to attendant illness, and will reopen during normally scheduled hours on Wednesday from 4-8PM.

If you require immediate assistance, the Pemberton Transfer Station located at 1947 Carpenter Road in the Pemberton Industrial Park is open today from 12PM – 7PM.

We apologize for the inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding. 


New Waste Collection Category - Other Flexible Packaging

The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District and our member municipalities are now collecting a new waste category at participating waste depots, titled Other Flexible Plastic Packaging. This material is one of the fastest growing packaging types on the market and the largest category of packaging that previously wasn’t collected at depots throughout the SLRD in partnership with Recycle BC.

Notice of Alternative Approval Process - Pemberton and District Transfer Station Loan Authorization Bylaw


An Alternative Approval Process is currently underway to seek elector approval of Squamish-Lillooet Regional District Pemberton and District Transfer Station Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 1567-2018, which is a bylaw to authorize the SLRD to borrow funds of up to $1,375,000 over a 30 year term, for the purpose of constructing a solid waste transfer station on SLRD-owned property at 1950 Venture Place in Pemberton, BC.

The deadline for elector responses in relation to this Alternative Approval Process is 4:30 p.m. on May 14, 2018. 

SLRD Waste Management Holiday Hours

The holiday schedule for solid waste facilities managed by the SLRD is as follows:

Lillooet Landfill:

Closed Sunday December 24th, Monday December 25th, Tuesday December 26th, and Monday January 1st.

Open Tuesday January 2nd and regular hours for all other days.

Pemberton Transfer Station:

Closed Monday December 25th, Tuesday December 26th, and Monday January 1st.

Pemberton Transfer Station: New Operating Hours

Starting November 20, 2017, the hours at the Pemberton Transfer Station will be changed during the week.

Beginning on November 20, 2017, the morning shift (7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.) during the week will be eliminated and the facility will now open one hour earlier in the afternoon (12:00 p.m.). The facility will continue to close at 7:00 p.m. The hours on the weekend will remain unchanged.

From November 20, 2017 the hours at the transfer station will be as follows:


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