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Waste Management Facility


The Waste Management Facility (WMF) is located east of the city off Wearing Road.


WMF Hours of operation

Closed for statutory holidays Summer hours May 1 to October 31

Open Monday to Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

No entry after 5:45 p.m.

Closed for statutory holidays Winter hours November 1 to April 30

Open Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

No entry after 4:45 p.m.

Accepted Material

Use Recycle Coach on your phone to look up what materials are accepted at the WMF, or use the Recycle Coach widget on the Curbside pick up page.

Materials for sale

We divert some goods and provide them as is for you to buy. Items are subject to availability and may include bicycles, wood, desks, and chairs. The cost is $125 per metric tonne, or a minimum of $6.

We sell:

  • Crushed Concrete for $25 per tonne
  • Crushed Asphalt for $25 per tonne
  • Airport Milled Asphalt for $25 per tonne
  • Natural Wood Mulch for $125 per tonne
  • Reusable goods (minimum $6) for $125 per tonne
  • Clean soil for $10 per tonne
  • Weight ticket/verification $20 per ticket

Loading is free for all material

Frequently asked questions

The Waste Management Facility manages the final disposal of waste. Most people only see the landfill pit, but there is much more to the operation than just burying waste material at the landfill.

Costs that are recovered from the WMF fee include but are not limited to:

  • Construction costs and engineering for building and expansion of the landfill
  • Operational costs for the leachate pumping station/collection system
  • Compacting and cleanup costs to put garbage in the landfill
  • Equipment leasing and purchasing 
  • Groundwater testing to ensure non-contamination
  • Containment and recycling costs for fluids like oil, antifreeze, etc
  • Safe removal of refrigerant gases that cannot be released into the atmosphere
  • Reporting costs to ensure compliance with provincial and federal agencies' standards for operation of the WMF 
  • Special handling or disposal costs associated with some waste materials (ie: asbestos)

Rainwater that has travelled through garbage and accumulates at the bottom of the landfill pit.

Visit our Household Hazardous Waste Day page to learn how to properly dispose of household hazardous waste and why it's important to do so.

Visit our Curbside Pick Up page for all your roll-out cart questions.

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