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Fees charged for disposal of materials at the Edmonton Waste Management Centre.

Edmonton Waste Management Centre (EWMC) Fees

Free Drop-Off (Residential Only)

Item Description
Appliances Lawnmowers, power tools, stoves, washing machines
Batteries All kinds
Electronics This includes anything with a cord or battery such as:
  • Old computer components
  • Cell phones
  • Phones, fax machines, answering machines
  • Power tools, vacuum cleaners, floor polishers
Household Hazardous Waste This includes items such as:
  • Automotive: motor oil, oil filters, car batteries, antifreeze, gas, diesel, rust remover, all automotive fluids
  • Chemicals and cleaners: bleach, drain, toilet, oven cleaners, spot removers; herbicide, pesticide, fertilizer, photo chemicals and glues
  • Lighting: all light bulbs, fluorescent tubes/ballasts, lighting fixtures
  • Paint and stains: including aerosols, full or empty, maximum container size - 20 litres
  • Other: aerosol cans, caulking, cement powder, fire extinguishers, propane tanks or bottles, smoke detectors, needles and syringes
Recyclable Materials  Newspaper, metal cans, plastic bags
Clean, segregated
Scrap Metal BBQs, bicycles, rebar
Clean, segregated
Tires  Only tires managed under the Provincial Tire Recycling Program
Yard Waste This includes loose or paper bagged, clean and segregated:
  • Yard waste: bark, grass clippings, fallen tree fruits, houseplants, leaves, mulch, pine cones and needles, woodchips, and yard and garden trimmings
  • Branches and trees: sticks and twigs, stumps, tree roots, tree trimmings and trunks

Drop-Off for a Fee

Item Charge per Tonne Minimum Charge
Residential Waste $69 $20
Non-residential Waste $98 $40
Charitable Organization Waste $27 $20
CFC removal (residential) - fridge, freezer, air conditioner $69
($16 surcharge per item in addition to per tonne fee)
CFC removal (non-residential) - fridge, freezer, air conditioner $98
($16 surcharge per item in addition to per tonne fee)
Mattresses or Box Springs (residential) $69
($16 surcharge per item in addition to per tonne fee)
Mattresses or Box Springs (non-residential) $98
($16 surcharge per item in addition to per tonne fee)
Soil (clean, residential only) $69 $20
Special Handling* $131 $131
Tires (Not managed under the Provincial Tire Recycling Program) $131 $131
Yard Waste (in plastic bags) $45 $20
Branches and Trees (non-residential only) These are accepted by KBL Environmental, an independent contractor. For fees and list of accepted materials contact KBL Environmental.

*For more information and requirements regarding Special Handling please call 311.
Note: All waste is charged based on weight. Vehicles are weighed in and payment is made on the outbound scale. Payment options include debit and credit card (Visa, Mastercard and American Express). EWMC staff has final say about acceptability of any waste and the fees charged.

Construction and Demolition (C&D) Fees

The Construction and Demolition (C&D) Recycling facility is managed and operated by an independent contractor.

Please visit KBL Environmental for fees and accepted items. 

*The City of Edmonton's seasonal aggregate recycling sites may accept certain types of concrete and asphalt at no charge. Acceptance criteria and facility information.


Map of 250 Aurum Road NE
250 Aurum Road NE
Edmonton, Alberta


Administration Hours

Mon - Fri Closed

Recycling & Waste Disposal

Mon - Fri 7:30am-5:30pm 
Sat - Sun 8am-5pm
Holidays 8am-5pm

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Year's Day

The administration office is currently closed. The rest of the site is still operational.

For More Information


In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311


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