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Edmonton Waste Management Centre

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The Edmonton Waste Management Centre (EWMC) is a unique collection of advanced waste processing and research facilities. Owned and operated by the City of Edmonton, the EWMC is an integral part of Edmonton's sustainable approach to waste management. 

Free tours are offered for individuals or small groups. Reservations required. Call 780-496-6879.


Photo of the interior of the Integrated Processing and Transfer Facility.

Processing and Transfer

Prepares waste for composting, conversion to biofuels and transfer to landfill.

Waste to Biofuels

Waste-to-Biofuels Facility Feature Box

Waste-to-Biofuels Facility

Will convert non-recyclable and non-compostable waste into fuel.

Materials Recovery

Materials Recovery Facility

Materials Recovery Facility

Sorts and processes recyclable materials.

Gas Recovery

Landfill Gas Recovery System

Captures and converts landfill gas to electricity.

C&D Recycling

Construction and Demolition Facility Feature Box

Construction & Demolition

Processes mixed and segregated loads of construction materials.

E-Waste Recycling

E-Waste Recycling Facility at the Edmonton Waste Management Centre

E-Waste Recycling Facility

Processes computer equipment & other electronic products for recycling.


Composting facility at Edmonton Waste Management Centre

Organics Processing Program

Converts organic waste and biosolids into compost.

Other Facilities

Other facilities at EWMC

Other facilities at EWMC

Learn about the other facilities located at EWMC.

For More Information


In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Email wasteman@edmonton.ca


250 Aurum Road NE
Edmonton, Alberta