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.
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
- 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
- Asphalt shingles
- Stucco with wire
- Wire mesh
- Concrete with steel mesh
- Contaminants (oil, acid, transmission fluid etc.)
Use the WasteWise web app at edmonton.ca/waste 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.
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