Youngstown Landfill

Land Location
SE 29-29-09-W4

Summer Hours

Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Recycle Area 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed on Stat Holiday

Winter Hours

Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Recycle Area 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed on Stat Holiday

Attended Status:
Attended With Recycling

Guidelines for Youngstown Landfill 2024

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday 8:30 am- 5:00 pm.
No large loads after 4:00 pm
Closed all Government Stat Holidays

 

MUST STOP BEFORE ENTERING SCALE AND CHECK WITH SCALE ATTENDANT

 

 Construction / Demolition/ Renovation (C&D) (Large Loads)

  • NO asbestos of any kind.
  • NO creosote of any kind.
  • Mixed loads. Tipping fee will apply

Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)

  • NO hazardous, medical, or liquid waste accepted of any kind.
  • NO burning barrels or ashes permitted at Landfill or Transfer Stations.

Recycle Area Tire Marshal Areas (TMA)

  • Tires must be free of all debris including tubes, rims, and protective wrap.
  • Tires must remain in a uniform manner within designated recycle area – fill area from back to front.
  • If tires do not meet recycling guidelines, a tipping fee will apply.

 Burn Pit (Clean Wood)

  • NO railway ties, treated wood, stained, painted or debris of any kind.
  • Single trunk trees over 6 inches in diameter must be cut into 12-inch lengths and root ball separate
  • Multi trunks shrubs and bushes will be permitted in burn pit with root ball attached
  • Any large loads must be diverted to demolition and a tipping fee will apply.

 Scrap Metal

  NO SCAVENGING AT ANY TIME.

  • Scrap Metal that meets recycling guidelines must go to designated recycle area.
  • If Scrap Metal does not meet recycle guidelines. Tipping fee will apply.

Scrap Metal- White goods (dishwashers, dryers, washing machines, hot water tanks

  • Must be empty and free of debris.
  • All material must be diverted to designated recycle area. If item does not meet recycle guidelines.  Tipping fee will apply.

Propane Bottles Recycling

  • LANDFILL DOESN’T ACCEPT PROPANE BOTTLES AT ANY TIME.
  • NO BOTTLES ACCEPTED IN SCRAP AREA AT ANY TIME.
  • Propane bottle recycling offered at Hanna Transfer Station or Tank Traders facility.

Cardboard and Mixed Paper Recycling

  • Cardboard and mixed paper to be diverted to designated recycle area provided.
  • All carboard and mixed paper must be bagged if not recycled.

Paint Recycling

  • To be taken to designated recycling transfer sites.(Landfill does not have a designated area for paint)
  • Paint containers must not be damaged, leaking, or missing labels to be recycled. If material does not meet recycle guidelines it is to be diverted to Youngstown Landfill by appointment and tipping fee will apply.

Fridges, Freezers, Water Coolers, Air Conditioners –

  • Must be recycled in upright position with doors facing each other in a row to allow access to freon.
  • Units must be checked to ensure they are empty of all waste material.

** There will be a $15.00/unit fee invoiced to customer for Freon removal.

Unit counts are subject to annual audit.

 

Agricultural Waste Disposal & Recycling

GRAIN BAG & TWINE RECYCLING NOW AVAILABLE

Rolled grain bags and bagged twine can be dropped off, free of charge at the BCWMC Youngstown Landfill. Grain bags and twine must be prepared properly prior to drop off – keeping contamination to a minimum and maximizes the recyclability of the material.

  • Grain bags ONLY – shake to remove debris; roll tightly and secured with twine.
  • Twine ONLY – clean, dry, loosely packed and free of all debris.
  • Any products not meeting specified requirements will be subject to a landfill tipping fee.
  • Youngstown Landfill will be the designated recycling collection site (all other transfer stations will not accept these materials)
  • Please make appointment by phone, or by person before bringing eligible materials to either site.
  • Youngstown Landfill (403-857-9300)
  • Visit www.cleanfarms.ca to learn more about how to properly prepare your grain bags and twine for recycling and more news about the program.

MATERIALS NOT ACCEPTED – SILEAGE BAGS, BALE WRAP/NETTING, OR GRAIN BAGS AND TWINE NOT PREPARED PROPERLY.

MATERIAL NOT PREPARED PROPERLY WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR RECYCLING; RESULTING IN A TONNAGE RATE FOR DISPOSAL AT YOUNGSTOWN LANDFILL

 

Chemical/Pesticide Jug Storage Recycling Area 

Empty clean plastic agricultural chemical containers, 20 L or less, free of cardboard packaging and all liquid. All chemical and pesticide jugs must be bagged. Bags are to be acquired from supplier.

Any empty containers that do not meet guidelines must be diverted to Youngstown Landfill where a tipping fee will apply.

Batteries – Hanna Transfer Station, Acadia Valley & Oyen

  • Batteries must be taken to designated recycling transfer stations. Absolutely NO rechargeable lithium ion batteries are permitted at Landfill.

Electronics Recycling (E-waste)

  • All E-waste accepted in designated recycle areas. Not recycled at Landfill.

 Dead Animals

NO dead animals accepted at Landfill or Transfer Stations.

 Compost

  • Compost accepted at Hanna Transfer Only.
  • Only leaves and grass.
  • NO OTHER DEBRIS OF ANY KIND.

 Burning Barrels Are Not Permitted  

NO burning barrels, fire pits, ashes accepted at Transfer Stations or Landfill at anytime.

Even if the customer states that they have been distinguished for a lengthy time.

 NO SCAVENGING AT ANY TIME.

  • Contact information for any other inquiries.

Big Country Waste Management Commission

Scale house @Youngstown Landfill 1-403-779-3890