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Eco Stations

Eco Stations are convenient waste drop-off facilities where you can bring electronics and household hazardous waste like paint, batteries and lights bulbs, and anything that does not belong in your garbage.

5 Easy Steps to Plan Your Trip

  1. Check the hours and decide which location is most convenient
  2. Look over the acceptable items list
  3. At arrival let attendant know what items you are dropping off
  4. Based on items they will determine if there is any fee for disposal
  5. The attendant will let you know where to unload your items

Vehicle Size Restrictions

Maximum vehicle size: one tonne
Maximum trailer length: 3 metres

Accepted Items (Free drop off)

Paint/Stains: (empty or full cans, including aerosols), thinner, turpentine, varnish

Automotive: motor oil, antifreeze, gas, diesel, oil filters, batteries and parts, tires (passenger car and truck tires, motorcycle and ATV tires only),

Lighting: all light bulbs*, fluorescent tubes and lighting fixtures

Corrosive/poisonous cleaners: bleach, drain, toilet and oven cleaners

Lawn and garden: herbicides, pesticides, fertilizer

Electronics and appliances: anything with a cord or a battery, computers/TVs (maximum 20 monitors per visit), BBQs, lawnmowers, power tools, stoves, washing machines

Clean recyclables: newspaper, metal cans, plastic bags

Other: batteries (all kinds), aerosol cans, propane tanks or bottles, fire extinguishers, syringes, glue

* Commercial fee for light bulbs: $1 per tube and 50 cents per CFC.

Accepted Items (Fees apply)

Item Fee Charged
Small items
(chairs or comparable volume)
$8 each
Large items
(mattress, box spring, sofa or comparable volume)
$12 each
Items requiring CFC removal
(fridge, freezer, air conditioner)
$12 each
Yard waste, loose waste
and mixed loads

  • brush
  • tree trimmings
  • garden waste
  • soil / gravel
  • lumber
  • concrete pieces
  • wood / vinyl siding
  • shingles
  • windows
  • fencing
Partial half-tonne truck load:
$28 each load
Level half-tonne truck load:
$38 each load
Heaping half-tonne truck load:
$48 each load
Cube van or utility trailer load:
subject to viewing*

* Eco Station attendants have final say about the acceptability of items and the charges applied to each load.

Payment options

Cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Interac.

Unacceptable Items

Eco Stations DO NOT accept

  • Commercial hazardous waste
  • Commercial biomedical waste
  • Radioactive waste
  • Pressurized gases

The following items should be taken to your community police station. Please call 780-423-4567 first.

  • Explosives
  • Munitions
  • Fireworks



Reuse Areas & Recycling

Reuse Areas & Recycling

Recycling depots, reuse items, free paint and more.

Eco Stations : Commercial Waste

Commercial Waste

List of acceptable commercial items.

For More Information

Telephone

In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Email wasteman@edmonton.ca

Summer Hours (Apr 4 - Oct 31)

Sun Closed
Mon - Sat 9am-6:30pm
Holidays Closed