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The City recycles concrete and asphalt from household renovations, reconstruction projects and private demolition. This free service provides an economical source of aggregates that are used to build and maintain the City's roadways.

Aggregate Facilities

Acceptable Materials

Cost: Free

Materials will be inspected to ensure they don’t exceed the maximum sizes and are free of contaminants.

  • Hardened, plastic and reinforced concrete
  • Concrete truck washouts (summer season only)
  • Asphalt and asphalt grindings
  • Gravel
  • Soil cement
  • Bricks and paving stones
  • Coarse and clean sand
  • Mesh-free rebar

Material Size Limits

Material Minimum Size Maximum Size
Asphalt and concrete rubble None 80cm x 80cm
(30" x 30")
Mesh-free rebar None 32" in length

Materials Not Accepted

Any materials that are contaminated, exceed the maximum size, or are listed here you can take to the Edmonton Waste Management Centre.

  • Black dirt
  • Clay
  • Wood
  • Trees
  • Asphalt shingles
  • Stucco with wire
  • Wire mesh
  • Concrete with steel mesh
  • Contaminants (oil, acid, transmission fluid etc.)

Use the WasteWise web app at to learn what waste materials go where.

Edmonton Waste Management Centre

Cost: Disposal Rates

Materials are inspected so you can be directed to the right location in the centre.

Waste Management Centre

Did You Know?

  • The City has been recycling aggregates since 1978
  • More than 99% of all aggregate rubble in Edmonton is recycled
  • Up to 200,000 tonnes of recycled aggregate materials are produced annually

Southeast Aggregate Recycling

5221 17 Street

Mon - Sat 7am-5pm
* Please call ahead to verify hours.

West Aggregate Recycling

18403 107 Avenue

Closed for winter
* Can be opened for large projects. Call the facility to arrange site access.

For More Information




Southeast Aggregate Recycling Facility

5221 17 Street



West Aggregate Recycling Facility

18403 107 Avenue



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