Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc Stswékstem Engineered Waste Management Facility

The proposed project includes remediation of the existing Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc (also known as the Kamloops Indian Band) landfill, as well as the construction of a modern engineered waste management facility that will provide a full suite of services for the local indigenous community: including, a double-lined landfill with leachate collection and gas ventilation; organic matter compost facility; forestry wood waste chipping and sales; vac-truck deposition sumps, scrap metal storage and sales; and, construction and demolition waste management. The project is expected to operate for at least 35 years. It is located near Kamloops, British Columbia, approximately 1.2 km East of Highway 5 (Yellowhead Highway) on Tk'emlups te Secwepemc reserve lands (Kamloops #1).

Latest update

The assessment is in progress.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
2 End of Public Comment Period - March 11, 2022
1 Notice of intent to make a determination - Public Comments Invited - December 23, 2021


Ervin Selak, Sr. Environmental Scientist
Lands and Economic Development / Indigenous Services Canada / Government of Canada

  • Location

    • Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc, Kamloops #1 (British Columbia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Waste Management
    • Remediation and conservation
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Grassland Organics
  • Authorities

    • Indigenous Services Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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