Special Clean-Up Days

Special clean-up days are held twice a year, usually in the spring and fall seasons.

Please see below for details about Dump Day and Hazardous Materials and Paint Recycling.


Bowen Waste Solutions Special Clean-Up Days Flyer - Spring 2021

Hazardous Waste Guidelines (PDF)

Dump Week: April 19 - 24, 2021

Due to COVID-19 protocols drop off will be by appointment only.


Appointment times are available during the period Monday, April 19 through Saturday, April 24, 2021.

How to book your space:

  1. Buy a decal from the Snug Cove General Store
    Monday, April 4 to Sunday, April 13, 2021.

$25 for a small load, about 5 garbage bags
$50 for a medium load, about 10 garbage bags
$100 for a large level truck load, for the contents of a level pick-up truck load
$35 per mattress or appliance

          Please Note: Non-complying loads are subject to refusal.

  1. Call Bowen Waste Solutions 604-947-2255 to book your appointment by 3:00 PM on Friday, April 16, 2021. A limited number of appointments will be made available.
  2. Drop off your materials at the appointed time inside the BIRD yard.

What can I drop off?

Bowen Waste Solutions accepts 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.


Questions? Please call Bowen Waste Solutions at 604-947-2255.

Hazardous Waste and Paint Recycling: May 1, 2021 at BIRD

9:30 am to 3:00 pm

Bowen Waste Solutions provides containers at BIRD for the drop-off of hazardous waste and paint recycling.

There are no fees to drop off hazardous waste or paint. The limit is 10 containers per visit.

What is accepted

  • paints and stains 
  • flammable liquids (paint thinners, solvents, camp fuels, liquid adhesives with the flammable symbol). Max container size for kerosene is 9 L. Max container size for other liquids is 10 L.
  • pesticides (with skull and crossbones symbol AND "Pest Control Product" registration number (e.g. REG#12345 PCP ACT). Max container size is 10 L.
  • gasoline (in approved ULC containers only). Max container size is 20 L.

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

Questions? Please call Bowen Waste Solutions at 604-947-2255.

Last Updated on 2021-03-30 at 8:42 AM