The Vancouver Landfill serves residential and commercial customers from Metro Vancouver for final disposal of their garbage.
The landfill also has a recycling area for residents to drop off a wide range of recyclable materials, many of which are accepted for free.
5400 72nd St
Delta, BC, V4K 3N3
Choose your starting location:
|Monday to Friday||7:30am to 6:00pm|
|Saturday and Sunday||8:00am to 6:00pm|
|Easter Monday||7:30am to 6:00pm|
|Good Friday, Christmas Day, New Year's Day||Closed|
|Boxing Day and all other statutory holidays||8:00am to 6:00pm|
|Garbage, up to 1 tonne||$133 / tonne||
|Garbage, 1 to 9 tonnes||$112 / tonne||
|Garbage, 9 tonnes or more||$80 / tonne||
|Garbage requiring special handling (nuisance waste)||Garbage rate or $200 / tonne if burial is needed||
|Asbestos waste, delivered by resident, 10 bags or less||Garbage rate||
|Asbestos waste, delivered by resident, 11 bags or more||$250 / tonne, $50 minimum||
|Asbestos waste, commercial||$250 / tonne, $50 minimum||
|Construction and demolition waste||$75 / tonne||
|Treated or finished wood waste||$67 / tonne||
|Yard trimmings and unfinished wood waste||$67 / tonne||
|Food scraps||$67 / tonne||
|Mattresses||$15 / piece||
|New drywall (gypsum)||
$150 / tonne
|Used residential drywall (gypsum), delivered by resident||$150 / tonne||
The complete 2017 tipping fee details are found in Solid Waste Bylaw No. 8417.
We take the following steps to calculate your disposal fee:
Antifreeze and empty antifreeze containers
Electronics, small appliances, and power tools (maximum 5 large items)
Glass bottles and jars
Large appliances (refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners)
Lead acid car and truck batteries
Metal containers (cans, tins, foil, empty aerosol cans excluding spray paint cans)
Paper containers (tetra-packs, coffee cups)
Plastic bags and overwrap
Plastic containers (jars, jugs, bottles)
Printed paper and paper packaging (newspaper, magazines, catalogues, writing paper, paper bags)
Propane tanks (maximum 4 disposable and 2 refillable)
Smoke and carbon monoxide alarms
Tires (passenger or light truck with or without rims, maximum 10)
Used oil (maximum 15 L), oil filters (maximum 3), and empty oil containers
The following materials are not accepted here. They are included in take-back programs and accepted at designated drop-off locations. Use the Waste Wizard to find drop-off locations.
Broken televisions and computer monitors
Fluorescent light bulbs and tubes
Paint and empty paint cans
You will pay a surcharge if your garbage load contains banned materials that have not been separated for recycling or proper disposal, or if your load is not secured using tarps or ropes to prevent litter.
|Surcharge level||Applies to|
|$65 minimum||Garbage loads containing one or more banned hazardous and operational impact or banned product stewardship program materials|
Garbage loads containing banned recyclable materials as follows:
|50% surcharge||All unsecured loads|
We accept payment by cash, debit card, cheque, and credit card.
There are conditions when paying with a cheque or credit card, and when dropping items off using a rental vehicle.
Cheques must be from a bank in the province of British Columbia, and meet the following conditions:
When paying with a personal credit card:
When paying with a company credit card, the signature on the card must match the signature on your driver's license unless:
If you are using a rental vehicle, out-of-town vehicle, or a vehicle with a dealer plate to drop off items:
If you have a mixed load of items, you may:
We encourage you to sort your load before drop-off to ensure you do not have to pay additional fees.
The Vancouver Landfill composting facility creates compost from yard trimmings for sale and donation. You may pick up compost from the landfill or arrange for delivery.
The Vancouver Landfill is looking for clean waste concrete and asphalt for our road upgrades.
If your materials meet the requirements, you could dispose of them for free and save on landfill disposal charges.
Get the facts on the City of Vancouver's solid waste management efforts, and the Vancouver Landfill.