Owned and operated by the City of Yorkton, the Sanitary Landfill is a key part of our environmentally responsible approach to waste management.

You can find the Sanitary Landfill approximately 3 km northeast of the city. Follow highway 9 north for 2 km, turn east at Grain Millers Road intersection and drive for 1 km.

 Hours of operation
 The sanitary landfill is open all year with seasonally different hours.


Spring hours (May 1 to May 31):

Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Summer hours (June 1 to August 31):
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Fall hours (September 1 to September 30):
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Winter hours (October 1 to April 30):
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Closed Sundays and Statutory Holidays

 

Please enter no later than 15 minutes before closing to allow for material handling.
 Entrance and disposal fees
Entrance and Disposal Fees
Minimum entrance fee per load $10.00 per load

Inside City

Residential Refuse
Material/Load Description Entrance Fees
Cars, ¼ and ½ ton trucks, sport utility, vans, single axle utility trailers $10.00 per load
Residential loads exceeding 500 kg $75.00 per tonne
Clean wood $34.25 per tonne
Clean wood requiring cover (excludes Elmwood) $75.00 per tonne
Industrial, Construction and Institutional
Material/Load Description Entrance Fees
I, C and I Waste $85.00 per tonne
I, C and I Waste – mixed with concrete $114.50 per tonne
Shingles only $85.00 per tonne
Commercial refuse $75.00 per tonne
Asphalt, concrete and brick $34.25 per tonne
Asbestos (less than three tonne load includes opening and covering fees, minimum one tonne charge) $482.00 per tonne
Asbestos (greater than three tonne load includes opening and covering fees) $375.00 per tonne
Petroleum contaminated soil $103.50 per tonne

Outside City

Fees
Material/Load Description Entrance Fee
Residential and commercial refuse $112.50 per tonne
Industrial, Construction and Institutional
Material/Load Description Entrance Fee
I, C and I Waste – without concrete $127.50 per tonne
I, C and I Waste – mixed with concrete $171.75 per tonne
Asphalt, concrete and brick $51.50 per tonne
Asbestos (less than three tonne load, includes opening and covering fees, minimum one tonne charge) $723.00 per tonne
Asbestos (greater than three tonne load includes opening and covering fees) $562.50 per tonne
Petroleum contaminated soil $155.25 per tonne

Carcasses

Fees
Material/Load Description Entrance Fee
Small (less than or equal to 20 kg) $28.50 per carcass
Large (greater than 20 kg) $57.00 per carcass

Other rates

Fees
Material/Load Description Entrance Fee
Weigh in only $10.00 per visit
Clean fill (must first meet requirements) No charge
Commercial compost $45.00 per tonne
Spent bleaching clay $53.50 per tonne
Products requiring special handling (handling and covering fee surcharge plus rate) $200.00 per hour

Recyclables

Loads containing more than 10% by weight of material that can be recycled at the City site or alternate recycling facilities may be subject to a 100% of the total load surcharge.

 

Examples: Cardboard, paper, plastic, metals, clean wood, brick, concrete, asphalt and shingles.

100% of total charge or double the rate.

Yard waste disposal

Yard waste such as grass clippings, leaves, and garden waste are free at the landfill. If the yard waste is in bags, they must be un-bagged at the compost site and the bags taken with you and disposed of.

Grain bag recycling

The Sanitary Landfill is accepting agricultural grain bags free of charge for recycling. We have partnered with Clean Farms to provide this service for agriculture producers in the surrounding area. Read our grain bag recycling guide for more information on how to prepare your grain bags for drop-off.