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Landfill

The regional landfill is located approximately 8.5 kilometres south of Fort McMurray on Highway 63. (The entrance is on the west side of the highway.)

The landfill is open seven days a week, with the exception of Christmas Day and New Year's Day. The regular hours of operation are 8:15 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Notice: Seasonal Closure of Residential Scale

Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, will be the last day this season to use the residential scale located in the public drop-off area at the Municipal Landfill.  

Beginning Friday, Nov. 24, all traffic disposing of waste must report to the main commercial scale house until further notice. 

For any questions, please contact Pulse at 780-743-7000 or visit rmwb.ca/pulse

Tipping Fees

Fees for the disposal of solid waste at the landfill are outlined in the Utility Rates Bylaw as Schedule A.

Programs Available at the Landfill

  • Used oil recovery program
  • Glycol recovery program
  • Propane cylinder recycling (up to and including 25 lb. units)
  • Battery recovery program (no industrial-sized batteries)
  • Tire recycling program (up to 24 inch)
  • E-waste recovery program
  • White goods program (refrigerators and other CFC containing appliances)
  • Scrap metal recovery program
  • Concrete and rebar diversion program
  • Asphalt recovery program
  • You can bring recyclable material to the landfill at any time without incurring entry or disposal fees

A list of acceptable materials can also be found in the  Utility Rates Bylaw.

Tarp Your Load

It is required by law that every load being transported over a public roadway be covered or secured in a manner to prevent any debris from falling from the vehicle Bylaw no. 02/079. The fine for an obstruction to this bylaw is $150 and there are absolutely no exceptions.

Report a Litter Infraction or Illegal Dumping

Residents should report any littering or illegal dumping using the RCMP/Bylaw Complaints Line by calling 780-788-4000. Residents are encouraged to report any infraction they witness to aid in maintaining the local environment and community appearance.

For inquiries about the landfill, contact our office at 780-743-7000, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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