Landfill

What the Landfill Accepts

  • Household and commercial refuse
  • Compost: grass clippings and leaves
  • Trees: branches and stumps
    • Big Wood subject to additional fees
    • Cut into pieces no bigger than 2″
  • ​Shingles
  • Concrete
    • Broken concrete must be:
      • Free of all debris except rebar
      • No bigger than 2′ x 3′
  • Railroad Ties
  • Tires
  • Appliances (subject to freon removal fees)
  • Asphalt
  • Dirt (Free)
  • Demolition
  • Grain bags and twine
    • Grain bags must be rolled.
    • In partnership with Clean Farms.  For more information click on the following cleanfarms link:

Household Hazardous Waste Depot

* See HHW Tab

EcoCentre

* Used automotive oil, filters, containers
* Used antifreeze and containers

We DO NOT Accept

  • Cardboard – This is a recyclable item
    (There is a cardboard compactor on 3rd Street West in Fort Qu’Appelle OR use your local recycle bin or depot)
  • Electronics – Take to Sarcan
  • Small Appliances – Take to Sarcan
  • Dead animals
  • Liquid domestic waste
  • Automobiles
  • Power poles
  • Asbestos-contaminated products
If you are unsure, give the landfill a call at:
306.331.8016 or 306.332.7519
OR click on SARCAN or SWRC below:

Sorting

Loads must be sorted so they can be deposited into the correct area. Sorting fees may apply if loads are not sorted.
Please sort items into:

  • Metal
  • Tires
  • Concrete
  • Shingles
  • Used oil, anti-freeze, filters and containers.
  • Compost
  • Asphalt

Secure Loads

Loads must have tarps, or otherwise secured to prevent littering. Non-Secured load charges may apply if loads are not secure.

Load Charges:

MINIMUM LOAD CHARGE IS $ 10.00

There are two classes of charges: Member and Non-Member

Members are citizens who live within the contributing municipalities that compose the regional waste authority.

Our Contributing Members (in no specific order):

  • Town of Fort Qu’Appelle
  • R.M. of North Qu’Appelle
  • Resort Village of B-Say-Tah
  • Resort Village of Fort San
  • District of Katepwa
  • Village of Lipton
  • Village of Lebret

Load Charges

AS OF MAY 1, 2022 – Amended April, 2024

LOAD SIZE

  • Member Non-Member Cars, Vans, Pickup Trucks, Utility Trailers UP TO 3 cu yd
    • Member: $ 10.00
    • Non-Member: $ 25.00
  • Trucks & Trailers 3 cu yd AND UP (New)
    • Member: $ 8.00/ cu yd
    • Non-Member $ 20.00/ cu yd
  • Hydrovac Trucks
    • Member: $ 150.00
    • Non-Member: $ 150.00

NOTE: Demolition material may require prior approval – contact ahead of time


SPECIAL ITEMS

  • Tires – Contact landfill for prices and/or alternate recycling options
  • Used antifreeze and containers
    • Member: Free
    • Non-Member: Free
  • Batteries – all sizes
    • Member: Free
    • Non-Member: Free
  • Bulbs – Contact landfill for prices and/or alternate recycling options
  • Grain bags and twine – Call ahead to arrange drop off
    • Member: Free
    • Non-Member: Free

Used Automotive Oil, Filters & Containers (PDF)

ACCEPTED – NO CHARGE

ACCEPTABLE OILS:

Petroleum-based or synthetic oil typically used in:

  • Engines
  • Manual or automatic transmissions
  • Differentials, transfer cases, gear boxes
  • Power-steering
  • Hydraulics
  • Compressors

ACCEPTABLE ANTIFREEZE:

Ethylene glycol used in engine or cooling/antifreeze applications.

*** Propylene glycol (i.e. plumbing/RV antifreeze) is not accepted ***

ACCEPTABLE OIL FILTERS:

  • Spin-on, sump, element-style or cartridge-style used on engines, transmissions, hydraulic applications
  • Coolant filter
  • Diesel fuel filters
  • Fuel filters used on diesel fuel storage tanks or pump islands
  • Fuel filters used on home furnace fuel tank
  • Plastic/paper element-style oil or fuel filters

ACCEPTABLE CONTAINERS:

  • Original plastic oil containers:
    • 250 mL – 50 L that hold the acceptable types of oil
  • 2-cycle oil containers
    • ex: from snowmobile / outboard motor oil
  • chain or saw guide oil containers
    • ex: from oil used to oil chain-saw chains, machinery chains, or saw-guide bearings
    • metal-working or drill-bit oil containers
    • ex: from oil used to cool drill bits
  • antifreeze containers
  • diesel exhaust fluid containers

UNACCEPTABLE MATERIALS

These may be accepted within other recycling programs at the landfill

  • Cooking oil or animal fats
  • Diesel fuel
  • Gasoline, kerosene
  • General household plastics
  • Grease and cartridges
  • Paint, stain, or paint thinner
  • Pesticides and containers
  • Rust treatments and containers
  • Solvents and degreasers
  • Spray cans/aerosols
  • Turpentine
  • Under-coatings or tar
  • Varnish or urethane coating
  • Water if over 5% by volume in the oil
  • Wax
  • Windshield washer containers
  • These should be recycled with general household plastic when possible
  • Engine air filters
  • Furnace air filters

 

How to Get There

3.5 km north of Fort Qu’Appelle on Highway 35, then 2.0 km east on gravel road. Watch for signs.
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