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The City of Edmonton provides a wide range of programs and services to the public including the delivery of Waste Management Utilities that serve the needs of citizens. The City-owned utilities provide vital services which play an integral part in the day-to-day lives of City of Edmonton residents.

While utility rates are not included in your property tax and are a separate monthly rate, they allow the city to provide the following waste services:

Monthly Waste Rates
Single Unit Residential:  $45.93
Multi-unit Residential: $29.85 per unit
Reuse Centre Fees

Organizations and individuals can purchase items at the Reuse Centre for a nominal fee and may take as many items as they require.

Please note that on April 3, 2018 the pricing structure changed to $5 for each purchase up to 25kg.
Individual - $5 per purchase

Up to 25 kg
may purchase more than 25kg - the charge will be $5 for each up to 25kg amount.

Non-profit Organization - $50 annual membership

may purchase more than 25kg - the charge will be one punch for each up to 50kg amount. 

 


Payment options

Cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Interac.


Accepting Donations

Don't live near the Reuse Centre? You can now drop off your Reuse Centre donations at any Eco Station, free of charge.

Eco Station Fees

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.


Payment options

Cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Interac.


Small items: $8 each

Chairs or comparable volume

Large items: $15 each

Mattress, box spring, sofa or comparable volume

Items requiring CFC removal: $15 each

Fridge, freezer, air conditioner

Yard waste, loose waste or mixed load
Partial load​: $28 per load
Level half-tonne: $38 per load
Heaping half-tonne: $48 per load
Cube van: subject to viewing

brush, tree trimmings, garden waste, soil / gravel, lumber, concrete pieces, wood / vinyl siding, shingles, windows, fencing

Eco Station attendants have final say about the acceptability of items and the charges applied to each load. 


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.
Explosives
Munitions
Fireworks


Free Drop-off
Automotive

motor oil, antifreeze, gas, diesel, oil filters, batteries and parts, tires (passenger car and truck, motorcycle and ATV tires only)

Corrosive/poisonous cleaners

bleach, drain, toilet and oven cleaners

Electronics and appliances

anything with a cord or a battery, computers/TVs (maximum 20 monitors per visit), lawnmowers, power tools, stoves, washing machines Lawn and garden: herbicides, pesticides, fertilizer

Lighting

all light bulbs, fluorescent tubes and lighting fixtures
Commercial fee for light bulbs: $1 per tube and 50 cents per CFC

Paint/Stains

(empty or full cans, including aerosols), thinner, turpentine, varnish

Recyclables (clean)

newspaper, metal cans, plastic bags

Reuse Centre Materials

acceptable material only

Scrap Metal

BBQs, bicycles, rebar

Tires

only tires managed under the Provincial Tire Recycling Program will be accepted from residential customers

Other

batteries (all kinds), aerosol cans, propane tanks or bottles, fire extinguishers, syringes, glue

Edmonton Waste Management Centre Fees
Per Tonne

All waste at the Edmonton Waste Management Centre is charged based on weight. Vehicles are weighed in and payment is made on the outbound scale.


Payment options

Cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Interac.


Residential Waste: $65

$20 minimum charge

Non-residential Waste: $94

$40 minimum charge

Mattresses or Box Springs: $65

$20 minimum charge
Residential, segregated; $15 surcharge per item in addition to per tonne fee

Mattresses or Box Springs: $94

$40 minimum charge
Non-residential, segregated; $15 surcharge per item in addition to per tonne fee

Grass and Leaves: $37

$20 minimum charge

Soil: $40

$20 minimum charge
Clean, residential only, maximum 1 tonne

Electronics: No charge

Clean, segregated

Metals: No charge

Clean, segregated

Charitable Organization Waste: $25

$20 minimum charge
For more information regarding approval please call 311

Special Handling: $125

$125 minimum charge
For more information please call 311

Tires: No charge

Managed under the Provincial Tire Recycling Program

Tires: $125

$125 minimum charge
Not managed under the Provincial Tire Recycling Program

Construction and Demolition (C&D) Waste Fees
Per Tonne

Vehicles are weighed in and payment is made on the outbound scale.

$20 Minimum charge on all items except metals.


Payment options

Cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Interac.


Mixed C&D Waste: $85

At least 75% wood, metal, asphalt/concrete, cardboard, plastics and drywall - clean and unpainted

Asphalt/Concrete: $35

Clean and segregated, maximum size 80 x 80 cm. Aggregate Recycling sites (southeast and west) accept this material at no charge.

Asphalt/Concrete: $52

Oversized or with rebar/mesh

Asphalt Shingles: $85

Clean and segregated

Brush and Trees: $37

Clean and segregated, minimal/no root soil and stumps, trees larger than 51 cm diameter must be cut into pieces no longer than 61 cm

Drywall: $47

Clean and segregated, unpainted

Metals: No charge

Clean and segregated, ferrous and non-ferrous

Wood: $45

Clean and segregated, unpainted and untreated

Wood: $85

Painted or stained

Wood Chips: $37

Clean and segregated, from brush and trees

For More Information

Telephone

In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Email wasteman@edmonton.ca

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