Special Waste Clean-Up Days

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Dump Day

Bowen Waste Service will provide large containers for residential clean-up. We accept household items such as appliances, metals, rimless tires and car batteries, and objects considered too large for weekly garbage pick-up. Please place loose items in bags, neat & tidy.


Fees must be paid in advance to drop off household waste. Purchase your tickets at:

Bowen Island Municipal Hall
981 Artisan Lane
Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Snug Cove General Store (October 16-21, 2017)
471 Bowen Island Trunk Rd


Small load: $12

Approximately 10 garbage bags or the contents of trunk of a sedan type vehicle.

Medium load: $22

Approximately 20 garbage bags or the contents of an SUV-type vehicle or minivan.

Large load: $32

Approximately 30 garbage bags or the contents of a level pick-up truck load.

Mattress or appliance: $22

Per mattress or appliance.

Hazardous Waste and Paint Recycling

No fees to drop off hazardous waste

What is accepted?

Paint and stains

  • Limit 10 per visit

Flammable liquids

  • Liquids only
  • Paint thinners, other solvents, camp fuels or liquid adhesives with the flammable symbol
  • Maximum container size: Kerosene 9L; Other liquids 10L


  • Consumer pesticides with the poisonous (skull & crossbones) symbol AND “Pest Control Product” registration number (REG #12345 PCP ACT)
  • Maximum container size 10L


  • In approved ULC containers only
  • Maximum container size 20L

​What is not accepted?

  • Products that cannot be identified
  • Products that are leaking or improperly sealed
  • Empty containers
  • Commercial, industrial or agricultural products
  • Cosmetics, health and beauty aids
  • Insect repellants, disinfectants and pet products
  • Diesel, propane and butane fuels
  • Caulking tubes
  • Fertilizer

Hazardous Waste Guidelines

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