The City of Edmonton recycles concrete and asphalt from household renovations,
construction projects and private demolition. This service provides an economical
source of aggregates that are used to build and maintain the City's roadways.
2018 Program Changes
Please be advised that effective May 1, 2018, the following changes will take effect:
- The Southeast Recycling Site will only accept concrete/rubble directly from residents.
- The West Recycling Site will only accept concrete/rubble directly from residents and City of Edmonton associated work. Concrete/rubble from non-City projects will not be accepted.
These changes shall be in effect for the 2018 season and are due to excessive inventory at both sites.
For more information regarding alternative recycling sites, email email@example.com or phone 780-496-5698.
Materials will be inspected to ensure they don’t exceed the maximum sizes and are free of contaminants.
- Asphalt (rubble, grindings, millings)
- Bricks and paving stones
- Concrete (fresh and rubble)
- Concrete (mesh free)
- Concrete (with embedded rebar)
- Sand (coarse and clean)
- Soil cement
- Stucco (mesh free)
Material Size Limits
|Asphalt and concrete rubble
||80cm x 80cm
(30" x 30")
||32" in length
All loads will be inspected upon arrival. Certificate of recycling available for LEED projects.
Materials Not Accepted
Any materials that are contaminated, exceed the maximum size, or are listed here you can take to the Edmonton Waste Management Centre.
- Asphalt shingles
- Black dirt
- Ceramic or porcelain tile
- Concrete (truck washouts)
- Concrete (with wire mesh or oversized)
- Natural rock (granite, limestone, quartz)
- Parking lot sweepings
- Stucco (with wire mesh)
- Wood (trees, brush, shrubs)
- Yard waste (sod, grass, leaves)
These materials are not accepted at the Southeast and West Recycling sites. Material contaminated with oil, acid or chemicals will also not be accepted.
The Edmonton Waste Management Centre may accept these materials
subject to the applicable waste fee.
Use the WasteWise web app at edmonton.ca/waste to learn what waste materials go where.