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.
|June 30 - August 26: due to road closures on Ellerslie Rd between 127 St SW and Graydon Hill Blvd SW, residents visiting the Ambleside Eco Station are advised to access via Rabbit Hill Rd off the Anthony Henday.|
5 Easy Steps to Plan Your Trip
- Check the hours and decide which location is most convenient
- Look over the acceptable items list
- At arrival let attendant know what items you are dropping off
- Based on items they will determine if there is any fee for disposal
- 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)
(chairs or comparable volume)
(mattress, box spring, sofa or comparable volume)
|Items requiring CFC removal
(fridge, freezer, air conditioner)
|Yard waste, loose waste
and mixed loads
|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.
Cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Interac.
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.
Recycling depots, reuse items, free paint and more.
List of acceptable commercial items.
For More Information
In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311