Clear Bag it and we’ll pick it up

The Village of Nakusp provides residential curbside recycling pickup of accepted products. Pickup of accepted items is scheduled for every second Thursday throughout the village. See the Curbside Pickup Schedule below for the pickup dates.

Simply put your accepted products in clear or clear blue bags, and place them at your curbside on collection day (see schedule below). Please ensure that clear or clear blue bags are out at the curb by 7 a.m. 

Accepted products include paper, plastic containers, aluminum containers and steel containers

Accepted products in the curbside recycling program

  • No sorting or tags needed
  • There is no limit to the number of clear or clear blue bag(s) residents can put at the curbside
  • Please ensure only accepted products are put in your clear or clear blue bag(s)
  • Clear or clear blue bag(s) can be purchased locally at stores that sell garbage bags
  • Please remember to tie your clear or clear blue bag(s) at the top
  • Plastic “Overwaitea” bags and Styrofoam will be accepted but ONLY at the Recycling Depot (located at the Nakusp Landfill) – plastic “Overwaitea” bags can also be returned to Overwaitea

Recycling Glass Bin located on the lot next to the Village Office 91 – 1st Street NW.


2018 & 2019 Curbside Recycling Pickup Schedule  
December 2018   20  
January 3 17 31
February 14 28  
March 14 28  
April 11 25  
May 9 23  
June 6 20  
July 4 18  
August 1 15 29
September 12 26  
October 10 24  
November 7 21  
December 5 19  

The Village’s curbside recycling pickup service is part of the mandated Multi–Material BC (MMBC) program. For more information, go to

October 19, 2015 – Relocation of Recycling Depot