Rates and Accepted Items

Hartland accepts many recyclable and reusable materials for free, and other materials by pay-by-weight. Review the individual drop-down categories for specific material rates and items. Review the Hartland User Guide (PDF) for an outline of accepted items and rates.

For pay-by-weight items, your vehicle is weighed before and after dumping. Payment is calculated on the weight difference.

Example: 250 kgs (550 lbs) of garbage at $110/tonne = $37.50 ($27.50 + $10 bin user fee)

    Recycling & Reusable Items

    Most recycling and reusable items are accepted at no charge. Detailed list of no charge items.


    Residential recycling: Free (except for tires on rims)

    Business recycling: $26 (for packaging items and tires on rims)

    Reusable Items

    Some items can be brought to Hartland's Public Drop-off Depot for free to be reused.

    • Large working appliances (stoves, refrigerators, freezers, washers, dryers)
    • Clean textiles (dry and bagged)
    • Bicycles
    • Paint (fuller cans of new paint)

    Summary of accepted items and rates: Hartland User Guide (PDF)

    General Refuse


    Pay-by-weight: your vehicle is weighed before and after dumping, payment is calculated on the weight difference.

    Public drop-off area: $110 tonne + $10 bin fee
    Active face: $110 tonne, $10 minimum
    Bulky waste: $254/tonne, $10 minimum

    Example 250 kgs (550 lbs) of garbage = $37.50 ($27.50 + $10)

    Bulky waste

    Items greater than 1.5 m3 in volume or 2.5m (8') in length.
    Example = 7' x 7' hot tub

    More Information

    • Materials banned from landfilling and garbage

    Yard and Garden Material


    • Yard and garden material (less than 3"dia) - $59/tonne, $10 minimum
    • Branches and stumps (greater than 3" dia) - $110/tonne, $10 minimum
    • Invasive species (bagged and tagged) - $59/tonne, $10 minimum
    • Knotweed (with a controlled waste permit) - $59/tonne, $10 minimum

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    Kitchen Scraps

    Kitchen scraps are accepted during regular operating hours (Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm and Saturdays 7am-2pm).

    Registered account customers outfitted with RFID tags have additional access to the kitchen scraps transfer station between 7am - 9am Monday to Friday.


    $140/tonne (2022)

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    Mattresses and Box Springs

    Mattresses and box springs are collected in the public drop-off depot at Hartland. 


    $110/tonne + $10 bin fee


    • Mattresses
    • Box springs
    • Mattresses can be stained but not overly soiled

    Not Accepted (take to garbage bin)

    • Futon mattresses
    • Foam mattresses
    • Unsanitary mattresses (i.e., blood, bugs, urine)
    • Excessively wet mattresses
    • Burned mattresses

    Unfinished Wood Waste


    Public drop-off depot: $110 tonne + $10 bin fee
    Active face: $110 tonne, $10 minimum

    More Information

    • Unfinished wood waste is not pressure treated, painted or stained.
    • Products are limited to lumber, plywood, pallets/skids, crating, wood fencing, wood shingles, particle and fibre board.
    • Wood from renovation projects such as wood subflooring or wood studs removed from underneath drywall, plaster or stucco requires a pre-approval application. For more information visit our Reno & Demo page.

    Renovation and Demolition Material (application required)

    Clean (non-asbestos containing) renovation waste is accepted from small residential loads through a pre-approval application. Clean demolition materials are accepted from commercial or self-tipping loads through a clean demolition permit. 

    Residential and Small commercial Loads (public drop-off depot)

    Large Commercial Loads (active face)

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    Asbestos Containing Material (appointment required)

    Asbestos containing materials is accepted at Hartland when properly packaged, with required test results and an appointment. Appointments are available Monday to Friday 9am-2pm.


    • From in region - $157/tonne
    • From out of region - $500/tonne (pre-approval required)

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    Controlled Waste (permit required)

    Disposal of controlled waste at Hartland Landfill requires a permit and an appointment. Residential customers can book appointments Monday to Friday 9am-2pm. Commercial customers with an RFID tag can book appointments Monday to Friday 7am-2pm.

    Examples of controlled wastes include dead animals, RVs and camper trailers, boats, clean (uncontaminated) demolition waste, large quantities of animal fecal waste, and contaminated and non-asbestos containing drywall.


    $157 to $500/tonne, depending on material. 

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    Hartland Information

    Upcoming Holiday Hours

    • Closed - September 30
    • Closed - October 2
    • Closed - October 9

    Cover Your Load

    All loads must be covered and secured in order to reduce litter on roadways. Vehicles arriving with uncovered and/or unsecured loads will be charged double the normal fee or be subject to a fine.

    Accepted Payment Methods

    Cash, debit, Visa, MasterCard and cheque are acceptable payment methods. Please note that cash is the fastest payment method.

    Questions? Contact Us