Industrial waste permits and appointments
The City of Calgary only accepts industrial waste at the Shepard landfill facility.
Hours of operation:
- Monday to Friday between 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- Closed on statutory holidays
All items are charged the Industrial Waste Rate except where noted below.
This information is for commercial business customers only.
If you are a resident with industrial waste, find disposal options on What Goes Where.
Call 311 or fill out the online request for:
- Appointment bookings
- Permit application questions
- Industrial waste items not listed
- General inquiries
Industrial waste items
|Industrial Waste item||Requires a permit?||Requires an appointment?|
|Fluorescent light tubes||Yes||No|
|Treated wood and railway ties||Yes||No|
|Empty containers and drums
|Solid waste - non-hazardous
(e.g. creosote-treated wood, glass processing residues etc.)
|Carwash sump sanitary
*Basic sanitary rate of $113/tonne (2017 rate) will be applied.
|Non-permit carwash sump||No||No|
|Industrial sump water||Yes||No|
|Non-permit industrial sump||No||No|
|Spent Carbon (spent filter media)||Yes||No|
|Oily solid waste (including rags and workshop non-hazardous waste)||Yes||No|
|Hydrocarbons impacted soils||