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. For an outline of accepted items and rates, review the guide below.

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 $150/tonne = $47.50 ($37.50 + $10 bin user fee)

Note:

  • All loads must be covered and secured (penalties in effect).
  • New: Clean wood is banned from general refuse. Clean wood (pallets, crating and lumber off-cuts) must arrive separated from other materials and dropped off in a designated area as directed by staff.

    Recycling & Reusable Items

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

    Recyclables

    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)
    • Clothing (reuseable condition, 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.

    Rates

    Public drop-off area: $150 tonne + $10 bin fee
    Active face: $150 tonne, $10 minimum

    Example: 250 kgs (550 lbs) of garbage = $48.50 ($38.50 + $10)

    More Information

    • New: Clean wood, like pallets and lumber off-cuts, is banned from general refuse (effective January 2, 2024)
    • List of general refuse material bans

    Bulky Waste

    General refuse items greater than 1.5 m3 in volume or 2.5m (8') in length.

    Example: 7' x 7' hot tub

    Rates

    $254/tonne, $10 minimum

    Yard and Garden Material

    Rates

    • 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

    More Information

    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.

    Rates

    $140/tonne

      More Information

      Mattresses and Box Springs

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

      Rates

      $150/tonne + $10 bin fee

      Accepted

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

      Not Accepted (take to general refuse bin)

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

      Clean Wood

      Rates

      Public drop-off depot: $80 tonne + $10 bin fee
      Active face: $80 tonne, $10 minimum

      More Information

      • Clean wood is untreated, unstained, and unpainted and can contain nails or other metal fasteners.
      • Products are limited to lumber, pallets/skids and crating.
      • Clean wood is banned from general refuse (effective January 2, 2024).

      Treated Wood

      Rates

      Public drop-off depot: $150 tonne + $10 bin fee
      Active face: $150 tonne, $10 minimum

      More Information

      • Treated wood can be painted, stained or pressure treated and contain nails or other metal fasteners.
      • Products consist of engineered wood (plywood, particle board, laminated wood), wood furniture, wood fencing, wood shingles, wood doors, etc.
      • 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)

      More Information

      Asbestos Containing Material (appointment required)

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

      Rates

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

      More Information

      RVs, Campers and Boats (permit required)

      Disposal of RVs, camper trailers and boats requires a controlled waste permit and appointment. RVs, camper trailers and boats must be stripped of all banned materials prior to arriving at Hartland for disposal. Residential customers can book appointments Monday to Friday 9am-2pm. Commercial customers with an RFID tag can book appointments Monday to Friday 7am-2pm.

      Rates

      $150/tonne, depending on material

      More Information

      Controlled Waste (permit required)

      Disposal of controlled waste at Hartland Landfill requires a permit and 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.

      Rates

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

      More Information

      2024 Hartland Landfill Policy Changes and Bylaw Updates 

      New material bans, adjustments to the tipping fee structure and increased bylaw fines could divert up to 40,500 tonnes of waste a year, contributing to reducing the region’s waste by more than one-third. Read the media release or factsheet for more details.

      Hartland Information

      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

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