Construction and demolition waste disposal at the landfill

Some types of construction and demolition waste are accepted for a fee at the Vancouver Landfill from Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 3:00pm, excluding holidays.

View the fee and location to dispose of construction and demolition waste

 As of July 4, 2016, all drivers hauling construction and demolition waste to the landfill will be required to have a fall protection harness and a mandatory training session for the tarp removal system and for the safe dumping of long tipping boxes.

Accepted construction and demolition waste

  • Wood that has not been treated with creosote: minimum 80% of the load volume
  • Soft construction materials, such as plastic, carpet, and insulation: maximum 2% of load volume
  • Roofing materials
  • Yard trimmings and land clearing waste (small quantities only, unless shredded)

The following materials are not accepted:

  • Wood that has been treated with creosote
  • Recyclable materials such as drywall, concrete, metal, corrugated cardboard, and tires
  • Hazardous or banned waste
  • Household garbage
  • Buckets, drums, and other containers for liquids
  • Soil

Loads over 50 m³

Dispose of loads over 50 m³ using a tandem (two axle) or tridem (three axle) trailer.

Recycle construction waste


Used drywall from businesses and contractors is not accepted at the Landfill.

Find the Landfill

Vancouver Landfill and Recycling Depot

A waste disposal facility and recycling depot all in one. Find out more about our landfill in Delta.

Have 100+ tonnes of clean waste concrete and asphalt?

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. 

Go green with demolition

22% of the material in the Landfill is from demolition. This is why the City of Vancouver has required reuse and recycling rates for some projects.

Learn more about demolition requirements