The City of Williams Lake would like to thank residents for their ongoing support of recycling initiatives in the City. Because of our combined efforts, thousands of tons of materials have been recycled instead of filling up the landfill. 

Recyclable Items

  • All tins cans, cleaned
  • All newspapers
  • All cardboard
  • All other paper products
  • Most rigid plastic packaging
  • No Styrofoam, plastic bags, or glass
  • Paper cups 

This Recycle BC 'What Can I Recycle' brochure also provides a list of recyclable items.

Please call Pat Mahood, Manager of Public Works, at 250-392-1785, with any questions or concerns regarding recycling, or email

Or, check out the Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society online at or, by phone, at 250-398-7929.