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Waste & Recycling Centre


Where is the Waste & Recycling Centre Located?

Follow 28 Street North until the road bends to the right (approximately 7 kms out of town).  The Centre is located just after the bend on the left hand side of the road.



What is the Secure Load Policy?

All loads entering and exiting the Waste & Recycling Centre must be secured to prevent waste and litter from spilling or blowing off of vehicles onto roadways and ditches. Read more...
Winter Hours: November 1st - March 31st
Monday - Saturday 7:00am - 5:00pm

Summer Hours: April 1st - October 31st
Monday - Saturday 7:00am - 7:00pm

Closed on all statutory holidays except Family Day (the third Monday in February).  
If the wind exceeds 60km/hour the landfill will be closed. During times of high wind conditions, below 60km/hour, the landfill may be closed at the discretion of the scale house. If you are uncertain please call 403-327-3288 to confirm.

What can I recycle here?

Click here for the full list of items accepted​ at the landfill for recycling.

What are the landfill disposal rates?

Click here for the full list of landfill tipping rates.

What is the Free Saturday Disposal (up to 250kgs) Program? 

Every Saturday, year-round, residents can dispose of up to 250kgs of their additional household and bulky waste items at the center for free.  For waste exceeding 250kg, tippi​ng rates apply.​

Reusing Items

Individuals who have electronic (and other waste) that has not yet reached the end of its useful life have several reuse options.  These items may be donated to a number of charities and thrift stores, posted on websites such as Freecycle and Kijiji as well as publications like the Lethbridge Shopper facilitate requests and give away of such items.


​​What if I have waste that requires special handling?

​​Asbestos, sludge, sump waste, packing house materials and other items require special handling procedures. All special waste loads must be scheduled at least 24 hours prior to delivery with load sizes, container type and material type described. All loads require a City of Lethbridge manifest and need to be registered with the landfill operator by calling 403-320-3114. ​Special waste disposal is weather dependent and scheduled deliveries may need to be cancelled under certain weather conditions.

​​Where can I take business and commercial hazardous waste?

​A processor can help your business safely dispose of hazardous waste. Search for "Hazardous Material handling" or "Waste Disposal​ Service" under you local public directory.

​​How can I open a landfill charge account?

large volume business customers may qualify for a charge account. Click here for a printable application​​, or contact us at or 403-320-3111 for more information.