hartland-aerial-hhTake a tour of Hartland landfill & recycling facility! Learn how the CRD safely and responsibly manages the region's garbage and how waste diversion programs on-site help reduce the amount of garbage ending up in the landfill.

Tour Features

There's a lot to explore at Hartland Landfill:

Active Face

See where all your garbage goes and what we do with it! Learn what's banned from the garbage and how improper disposal of items can result in landfill fires.

Landfill Gas Capture and Utilization

Learn about waste recovery and how we turn garbage into electricity.

Environmental Monitoring

Find out about control measures in place to prevent or reduce potential effects on groundwater, surface water and air through our environmental monitoring programs

Rehabilitation Site

Visit the closed section of the landfill where native trees and shrubs have been planted to help return the area into a natural eco-system.

Public Drop-off Area

Find out about waste diversion programs offered at the Hartland Public Drop-off Area. By practicing the 3Rs - Reduce, Reuse, Recycling - you reduce the amount of garbage that enters the landfill.

See how we're helping to protect the environment by accepting all types of household hazardous waste.

Public Tours

Want to see where your garbage goes?

What you put in the garbage matters and residents have a role to play in reducing the amount of waste that ends up at Hartland Landfill.

Join us for a presentation at the Hartland Learning Centre followed by a tour of the region's landfill. On the tour you will learn how the CRD safely and responsibly manages the region's garbage. We will discuss the 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle), ways we can generate less waste and how our behaviours affect Hartland Landfill and the region.

Location - Meet at the Hartland Learning Centre – 1 Hartland Avenue

Adults only - School or community groups interested in booking a tour please contact us to set this up.

There are two dates available to register for:

Community Group Tours

Site tours are available for community groups, upon request.
Tours are popular and space fills up fast. Please contact us at least two weeks in advance of desired tour date.
Online Registration

School Group Tours

The CRD 3R School Program offers free of charge interactive workshops and guided tours of Hartland Landfill for Grades K-12.
Program Descriptions

Tours are popular and space fills up fast. Please contact us at least two weeks in advance of desired tour date.
Online Registration

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