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Posted: July 10, 2019, 2:21 pm

Waste Management of Apex Mountain Waste Transfer Station

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen

Request for Proposal

Waste Management of Apex Mountain Waste Transfer Station

Project ID: RDOS-19-PW-20

The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen is requesting submission of Proposals from qualified Proponents to provide waste compaction equipment, bins and hauling of garbage and recycling from the Apex Mountain Ski Resort Waste Transfer Station. The Transfer Station will be located at 220 Strayhorse Rd at the Apex Mountain Ski Resort. The contract will be for a 5-year term with a potential 5-year extension.

The successful Proponent is intended to be responsible for the procurement, placement, maintenance, hauling and upkeep of the waste compactors and waste transfer bins at the Apex Mountain Waste Transfer Station. Placement of the compaction equipment will be scheduled for the month of October for operation November 1st, 2019.

The chosen Proponent will transfer all garbage to the Campbell Mountain Landfill in Penticton, BC for disposal. They will be responsible for identifying a Qualified Recycling Processor but the Regional District will be responsible for paying all tipping fees and fines associated with both garbage and recycling.

The Apex Mountain Resort is a ski resort located about 35 kilometers west of Penticton, BC. The Apex ski hill is open from the end of November to the beginning of April. There are approximately 120,000 visitors to the resort each year with the vast majority coming in the winter months. There are about 580 residential homes and condo units at the resort. In addition, there are several restaurants, retail commercial shops and the Apex day use facility.

The Regional District will be constructing a new waste transfer station at Apex Mountain Resort for all residential and commercial units to access. The transfer station will be open to the public at all times. Construction will occur summer of 2019 with the transfer station slated for operation no later than November 1st, 2019.

Supporting Documentation
By written request to Proponents will be provided the following information.

  • Apex Transfer Station Technical Report, Sperling Hansen Associates, 2016
  • Apex Waste Transfer Station Tender document package showing site layout and design

The Apex Mountain Resort website is

Instructions to Proponents

Submission of Proposals
The Proposals should be clearly marked with the name and address of the Proponent and the RFP program title, and be addressed or emailed to the following:

Cameron Baughen
Solid Waste Management Coordinator
Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen
101 Martin Street
Penticton, B.C. V2A 5J9
Subject: Waste Collection Apex Waste Transfer Station RFP
(Please note maximum file size of 5 MB to allow for receipt of e-mail submissions)

Proposals must be received on or before the Closing Time of:
Time: 2:00 PM local time
Date: August 14th, 2019

Proposals received after the Closing Time will not be accepted or considered.

All inquiries related to this RFP are to be directed, in writing, to the following person. Information obtained from any other source is not official and should not be relied upon. Inquiries and responses will be recorded and may be distributed through an addendum at the Regional District’s option.

Any questions regarding this RFP must be submitted at least five (5) working days prior to the Closing Date. Any questions submitted after this date may not be answered.

Cameron Baughen

The full RFP Package is available at:

Location: Penticton
Region: Okanagan Valley / Similkameen
Business Categories: Solid Waste & Recycling
Expires: August 14, 2019, 2:00 pm