Landfill

Phone:  (306) 786-7499

The City of Yorkton owns and operates a Sanitary Landfill.  It is located approximately two miles northeast of the city.  Landfill operations include site access and fee collection, developing waste cells, compacting waste and finally covering the waste to protect it from the environment.  A scale system is currently utilized for most forms of refuse entering the landfill.

Where is the Landfill located <click here to view map>

NEW LANDFILL RATES IN EFFECT JUNE 1, 2018

Bylaw 7/2018 for Landfill Entrance and Disposal Fees was approved by City Council on April 23, 2018.  New rates will be initiated on June 1, 2018 and subsequently on January 1, 2019 and January 1, 2020.   A copy of the Landfill Entrance and Disposal Fees Bylaw No. 7/2018 is provided below.

Why Are Landfill Rates Increasing?

Entrance Fees:
MATERIAL/LOAD DESCRIPTION
Effective Date

June 1, 2018

January 1, 2019

January 1, 2020

Minimum Entrance Fee Per Load

$8.00
$9.00

$10.00

INSIDE CITY

Residential Refuse
Cars, 1/4 ton and 1/2 ton trucks, single axle utility trailers, sport utility, vans (per load)
$8.00
$9.00
$10.00
Loads exceeding 500 kg
$65.00/tonne
$70.00/tonne
$75.00/tonne

Clean Wood

$30.00/tonne
$32.00/tonne
$34.25/tonne
Clean Wood requiring cover (excludes elmwood)
$65.00/tonne
$70.00/tonne
$75.00/tonne
Industrial, Construction & Institutional
Without concrete
$75.00/tonne
$80.00/tonne
$85.00/tonne
Mixed with concrete
$100.00/tonne
$107.00/tonne
$114.50/tonne

Shingles only

$75.00/tonne
$80.00/tonne
$85.00/tonne
Petroleum Contaminated Soil
$90.00/tonne
$97.00/tonne
$103.50/tonne
Clean Fill (must first meet requirements)
No Charge
No Charge
No Charge
Commercial Refuse
$65.00/tonne
$70.00/tonne
$75.00/tonne
Asphalt, Concrete & Brick
$30.00/tonne
$32.00/tonne
$34.25/tonne
Asbestos (opening & covering fees extra)
$65.00/cubic yard
$70.00/cubic yard
$75.00/cubic yard
Carcasses
Small (less than or equal to 20 kg)
$25.00/carcass
$26.75/carcass
$28.50/carcass

Large (greater than 20 kg)

$50.00/carcass
$53.50/carcass
$57.00/carcass

OUTSIDE CITY

Residential Refuse
$97.50/tonne
$105.00/tonne
$112.50/tonne
Industrial, Construction & Institutional
Without concrete
$112.50/tonne
$120.00/tonne
$127.50/tonne

Mixed with concrete

$150.00/tonne
$160.50/tonne
$171.75/tonne
Petroleum Contaminated Soil
$135.00/tonne
$145.50/tonne
$155.25/tonne
Asphalt, Concrete & Brick
$45.00/tonne
$48.00/tonne
$51.50/tonne
Asbestos (opening & covering fees extra)
$97.50/cubic yard
$105.00/cubic yard
$112.50/cubic yard

OTHER RATES OR FEES:

Recyclables

Loads containing more than 10% of overall weight

100% of total charge or the charge plus $16.50/cubic yard based on total load, whichever is greater will apply

100% of total charge or the charge plus $17.50/cubic yard based on total load, whichever is greater will apply

100% of total charge or the charge plus $19.00/cubic yard based on total load, whichever is greater will apply

Commercial Compost
$9.50/cubic yard
$10.00/cubic yard
$11.00/cubic yard
Spent Bleaching Clay
$18.00/cubic yard
$19.00/cubic yard
$20.50/cubic yard
Products Requiring Special Handling
Handling and covering fee surcharge plus rate
Weigh In Only
$10.00/visit
$10.00/visit
$10.00/visit

 

Hours Of Operation:

MAY 1 TO MAY 31
Monday to Friday - 8:00 am to 7:00 pm CST
Saturday - 8:00 am to 6:00 pm CST

JUNE 1 TO AUGUST 31
Monday to Saturday - 8:00 am to 6:00 pm CST

SEPTEMBER 1 TO SEPTEMBER 30
Monday to Friday - 8:00 am to 7:00 pm CST
Saturday - 8:00 am to 6:00 pm CST

OCTOBER 1 TO APRIL 30
Monday to Friday - 9:00 am to 6:00 pm CST
Saturday - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm CST

CLOSED SUNDAYS AND STATUTORY HOLIDAYS

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ANNUAL SCHEDULED CLOSURES AT THE SANITARY LANDFILL: Annual Scheduled Closures at Sanitary Landfill

Please enter no later than 15 minutes before closing to allow for material handling.

Transportation Of Wastes:

No person or persons shall operate any vehicle transporting wastes or other debris of any kind along or over any highway, street, lane, vacant lot, park or public place in the City of Yorkton unless the load is completely enclosed with a securely fastened cover as to prohibit any part of the load on the said vehicle finding its way to the roadway or adjacent premises.

For further information pertaining to the City of Yorkton's Sanitary Landfill, refer to the following documents:

Landfill Entrance and Disposal Fees Bylaw (7/2018)

Bylaw for the Removal and Disposal of Garbage, Ashes and Other Refuse (16/1981)

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