Open Burning & Spring Clean-Up Week 2017

Apr 07 - May 06 2017

Smithers Fire Rescue would like to remind residents that the Town of Smithers Open Burning Bylaw No. 1155  prohibits any open burning of domestic waste materials, garden refuse, garbage, land clearing or noxious materials.

Spring Cleanup Week, May 1 to 5, 2017

The Town of Smithers Works and Operations crew will pick up extra residential garbage during Spring Cleanup Week, May 1 to 5, 2017. Please leave your Spring Cleanup refuse out on your regularly scheduled garbage day. Items that will not be picked up include recyclable and compostable materials, white goods (refrigerators, freezers, etc) batteries, tires, or paint.

Garden prunings (small branches & brush) must be bundled & tied and be no longer than 4 ft. in length. For your convenience, leaves, grass clippings and other compostable materials can be dropped off year round at the Works Yard compost site at 2888-19th Avenue.

For more information please contact: 

  • Open Burning Bylaw Smithers Fire Rescue @ 250-847-2015
  • Spring Cleanup Week, Works and Operations Department @ 250-847-1649.

Thanks for not burning your waste & pitching in during Spring Cleanup Week May 1st to 5th!


Roger Smith    
Director of Works & Operations   
Town of Smithers   

Keith Stecko
Fire Chief
Smithers Fire Rescue