Cache Creek Landfill at a glance:

  • Location is one of the driest climates in British Columbia, which minimizes leachate generation,
  • The facility permit holders are the Village of Cache Creek and Wastech,
  • Operations employ 45 people‚Ä® and contributes millions annually to the local economy,
  • Extensive environmental monitoring regularly conducted to ensure effectiveness of protection features,
  • Regularly reviewed by a citizen's Landfill Advisory Committee, and
  • Seven-hectare Annex approved in August 2009 provides capacity until the end of 2016.

The Cache Creek Landfill opened in 1989. The site covers a 48-hectare area with a total waste capacity of approximately 10 million tonnes. In June 2009, the Cache Creek Landfill received a positive review from AMEC, an independent environmental engineering firm, commissioned by the BC Ministry of Environment.
>> download news release of AMEC report (100 KB PDF)

On August 31, 2009, the BC Ministry of Environment approved a new seven-hectare Annex on land immediately adjacent to the existing landfill. Based on the current volume of waste disposed in the landfill, the Annex extends capacity to the end of 2012.
>> Cac he Creek Landfil Annex approval news release

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