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The City of Edmonton recycles concrete and asphalt from household renovations, which provides an economical source of aggregates that are used to build and maintain the City's roadways.

2020 Program Changes

  • The Southeast Recycling Site and the West Recycling Site will accept concrete/rubble from residents, City-related projects and private contractors.
  • The Edmonton Waste Management Centre is not currently accepting aggregate materials or construction and demolition materials for recycling.

These changes shall be in effect for the 2020 season.

For more information regarding alternative recycling sites, email wasteman@edmonton.ca or phone 780-496-5698.

Aggregate Facilities

Acceptable Materials

Cost: Free

Materials will be inspected to ensure they don’t exceed the maximum sizes and are free of contaminants.

  • Asphalt millings
  • Bricks and paving stones   
  • Concrete rubble
  • Concrete (mesh free)
  • Concrete (with embedded rebar)
  • Gravel
  • Soil cement
  • Stucco (mesh free)

Material Size Limits

Material Minimum Size Maximum Size
Concrete rubble None 80cm x 80cm
(30" x 30")
Mesh-free rebar None 32" in length

All loads will be inspected upon arrival. Certificate of recycling available for LEED projects.

Materials Not Accepted

Any materials that exceed the maximum size or are contaminated with oil, acid or chemicals will not be accepted. The following materials are also not accepted at Aggregate Recycling Sites. 

The Edmonton Waste Management Centre may accept these materials, subject to the applicable waste fee.

  • Asphalt rubble
  • Asphalt shingles
  • Black dirt
  • Ceramic or porcelain tile
  • Clay
  • Concrete (truck washouts)
  • Concrete (with wire mesh or oversized)
  • Drywall
  • Marble
  • Natural rock (granite, limestone, quartz)
  • Parking lot sweepings
  • Plastics
  • Sand
  • Stucco (with wire mesh)
  • Wood (trees, brush, shrubs)
  • Yard waste (sod, grass, leaves)

Use the WasteWise web app at edmonton.ca/waste to learn what waste materials go where.

Southeast Aggregate Recycling Facility

Hours of Operation

Monday 7am-5pm
Tuesday 7am-5pm
Wednesday 7am-5pm
Thursday 7am-5pm
Friday 7am-5pm
Saturday 7am-5pm
Sunday Closed

Closed on all statutory holidays.

Location

Map of 5221 17 Street
5221 17 Street
Edmonton, Alberta

West Aggregate Recycling Facility

Hours of Operation

Monday 7am-5pm
Tuesday 7am-5pm
Wednesday 7am-5pm
Thursday 7am-5pm
Friday 7am-5pm
Saturday 7am-5pm
Sunday Closed

Closed on all statutory holidays.

Location

Map of 18403 107 Avenue
18403 107 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta

Edmonton Waste Management Centre

Cost: Disposal Rates

Materials are inspected so you can be directed to the right location in the centre.

Waste Management Centre

Did You Know?

  • The City has been recycling aggregates since 1978
  • More than 99% of all aggregate rubble in Edmonton is recycled
  • Up to 200,000 tonnes of recycled aggregate materials are produced annually

For More Information

Customer Support Centre

Telephone

780-496-5698

Email wasteman@edmonton.ca

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