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The RM provides garbage collection services at Wakaw Lake.

Please follow our rules outlined below in order to ensure pick up of your garbage.

Garbage Pick Up:

May long to Thanksgiving weekend – MONDAY, weekly**

Mid-October to mid-May – MONDAY, bi-weekly (schedule posted below)

**if Stat holiday falls on a Monday, garbage will be collected on Tuesday**

Regular household garbage only is accepted and in a REGULAR garbage bag (75L Bags 65.1 cm X 82.5 cm or 25.62“ X 32.5”, not small plastic/grocery bags or the very large leaf bags) and no heavier than 40 lbs. Nothing loose.

Please DO NOT put fish guts, wire, broken glass, nails, or construction materials in garbage bags. If your garbage is refused for one of these reasons you will be responsible to take it to REACT at the landfill or transfer station.

Remember, this is for household garbage only. Any renovation/construction materials, old furniture, or garden refuse can be taken to either the React Hoodoo Dump located 4 1/2 miles south of Poplar Beach or to the Wakaw Transfer Station.

See hours for landfill sites below or go to the REACT website for more information:

REACT Hoodoo Landfill Hours – 8km South from Poplar Beach turnoff (RR 2261)

Winter (Nov-April):  Monday, Wednesday, Saturday – 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Summer (May-October):  Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday – 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

REACT Wakaw Transfer Site Hours – northwest corner of Town of Wakaw

Winter: Thursday, Saturday – 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Summer: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday – 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

All loads going to the dump must be secured and tarped.