Information and Resources
- Waste Sorting Tools
- Compost for Sale
- Curbside Collection Program
- Solid Waste Action Plan (SWAP)
- Illegal Dumping
- What Goes Where app
- Multi-Unit (4 units or less)
- Multi-Unit (5 units or more)
- Country Residential
- Locking Waste Bins
- Commercial Service Providers
- Zero Waste
Construction & Demolition (C&D) Waste
Starting a project from scratch, renovating or tearing down an old building? Did you check for asbestos? C&D waste needs to be separated from your regular waste because it's bulky, creating air pockets in our landfill and taking up valuable space. The Whitehorse Waste Management Facility accepts C&D waste separately from other materials including asbestos, clean wood, cardboard and metals. Unsorted loads mixed with C&D are subject to higher tipping fees.
Since 2000 C&D waste has grown over 300%, likely due to increased housing developments.
C&D at the Waste Management Facility
C&D waste falls under the Waste Management Bylaw's Controlled Waste category. This means loads must be free of non-C&D items (e.g., garbage, hazardous waste, clean wood, cardboard, etc.) or they are subject to the unsorted load fee. Note sorted clean wood waste is its own separate waste category and has a lower tipping fee. Please see our Tipping Fees schedule for up-to-date pricing on all our fees.
|Material||Requirements||Services||Good to know|
|Cupboards, counter tops, carpet and underlay, sinks, toilets, bricks, masonry, concrete, Gyproc, planking and siding, treated wood, scrap wood, polystyrene or fiberglass insulation||Must be separated from regular waste.
When mixed with regular waste, could trigger unsorted waste charges at the Waste Management Facility.
|Drop off at Waste Management Facility (tipping fee applies).
Serviced C&D waste bins can be arranged through General Waste Management or Pacific Northwest.
|C&D waste is ground up for use as alternate daily cover on the landfill.|
Waste Sorting App
Sorting your waste is easy with our What Goes Where app. Type the name of an item into the search bar and we will give you recycling, composting, or disposal options.