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Landfill hours and locations in Calgary


The City of Calgary has three sanitary landfill sites where you can take residential waste, household chemicals and some recyclables. For holiday hours, please see our landfill holiday schedule.

The East Calgary and Spyhill facilities accept commercial waste, including yard waste and some source-separated recyclables. The Shepard facility is the only location that accepts industrial waste. Permits and appointments may be required.
 
Spyhill Landfill
Accepts residential and commercial material

Schedule

NEW - Effective Feb. 5, 2018

Open: Monday - Saturday
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Closed:
Dec. 25th - Christmas Day
Jan. 1st - New Year's Day

Spyhill Landfill
East Calgary Landfill
Accepts residential and commercial material

Schedule

 

NEW - Effective Apr. 8, 2018

Open: Monday - Sunday
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Closed:
Dec. 25th - Christmas Day
Jan. 1st - New Year's Day

East Calgary Scalehouse
Shepard Landfill
Accepts industrial waste year-round
Accepts residential waste Apr. 3 to Oct. 26

Schedule

NEW - Effective Feb. 5, 2018

Tuesday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(last industrial waste load at 4 p.m.)

Closed:
Dec. 25th - Christmas Day
Jan. 1st - New Year's Day

East Calgary Landfill
 

Guidelines and rates

Waste loads must be tarped and secure to prevent littering. Charges apply to all loads of waste brought to the landfills.

Clean fill disposal requirements have changed (a soil analysis test may be required before disposal). Please refer to the Landfill Rates page for more information, or contact 311.

Landfill safety

City landfills are industrial worksites with large equipment, such as compactors and garbage trucks, continuously moving around.

We take our responsibility seriously to keep everyone on the landfill safe. Before you head to the landfill, check our safety tips. And for more information about The City's Landfills visit our FAQs.

Accepted at the landfills

We offer Throw 'n' Go facilities that provide residents with a safe and convenient disposal and recycling option.


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Not sure what to do with an item?

Check our What Goes Where tool to find the right way to dispose, recycle or compost your household items.