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Recycled Aggregates

​The City of Lethbridge recycles concrete, asphalt, porcelain and brick & block into aggregate products. Recycled aggregate products are available for sale to private contractors and the public. Recycled aggregate is a great choice for any project and the WRC offers a range of materials to meet your construction and landscaping needs.


Advantages of WRC Recycled Aggregate Products

Quality Assurance: Produced to meet industry standards for consistency, reliability and performance.

Sustainability: Produced locally, diverts material from the landfill and extends life of natural reserves.

Cost effective: Competitively priced. For pricing, please call 311.


Available Products

20mm Recycled Concrete Pavement (RCP) ​


Description: 20mm RCP is a suitable alternative to traditional road crush and is made up of highly angular fractured concrete and manufactured sand for exceptional compaction.  

Used for: 20mm RCP is a versatile material that can be used for roadway and pathway base material under paving stones or retaining walls, granular backfill or as surface gravel on roads and driveways.

Colour:  Gray with minor colour variations. 


20mm Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP)


Description: 20mm RAP is a suitable alternative to traditional road crush and is made up of ground asphalt pavement and manufactured sand for exceptional compaction.  

Used for: 20mm RAP is a versatile material that can be used for roadway and pathway base material under paving stones or retaining walls, granular backfill or as surface gravel on roads and driveways.  When used as surface course on driveways, provides a darker appearance and lower dust levels than RCP.

Colour: Dark gray to black with minor colour variations. 


20mm Recycled Brick and Block (RBB)


Description: 20mm RBB is a suitable alternative to traditional decorative pathway stone and is made up of crushed red bricks and concrete blocks and manufactured sand for exceptional compaction. 

Used for: 20mm RBB is a versatile material that can be used for decorative surface gravel on pathways and driveways and in landscaping.  When used as surface course on pathways provides a reddish appearance similar to red shale, but with more structure.

Colour:  Colour varies from gray to brown and red. 


20mm Recycled Porcelain & Stone (RPS)


Description:  20mm RPS is a suitable alternative to traditional road crush and is made up of highly fractured porcelain and countertop stone. 
Used for: 20mm RPS is a versatile material that can be used for decorative surface gravel on pathways and driveways.  
Colour: Colour may vary but is generally white with gray-black fragments and occasional pops of colour. RPS may even include part of an old kitchen sink.

Finished Compost 


Description: Finished compost is a high quality soil amendment made up of composted organic materials collected at the WRC and Lethbridge Yard Waste Collections Sites.  This material has a high organic content, promotes good soil structure, water retention and adds important nutrients to the soil.

Used for: Finished compost is a versatile material that can be used in gardens and planters, as a top dressing to lawns and in reclamation work.  Note: finished compost must be mixed with topsoil at a minimum of 1 part compost to 1 part topsoil when being used as a planting medium for new plants. 

Colour: Rich medium to dark brown.


Note: Recycled aggregate products may feature minor amounts of metal, wood, and plastic inclusions.



How to purchase

WRC Aggregates are available at the Waste & Recycling Centre for purchase:

  • When arriving at the WRC, please tell the Scalehouse attendant you would like to purchase aggregate products. The attendant will direct you to the aggregate products.

  • Your inbound and outbound load will be weighed to determine the cost.

  • Please note: Purchasers are expected to self-load. Please come prepared to load your own material, including bringing a shovel.

  • For any large loads which may require assistance, the WRC can provide loading services for an extra fee. Please call 311 to arrange a loading appointment prior to visiting the site.

Please note: If you are dropping off any waste materials prior to purchasing aggregates, you will be required to weigh in/out separately for waste loads and aggregate purchases.

For pricing or inquiries, please call 311.

For more information

Online: Submit a service request
Phone: 311 or 403-320-3111 (if outside of Lethbridge)
Address:  City Hall, 910 4 Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 0P6