The Whitecourt Transfer Station is located at 3209 41 Avenue (1.2 kilometres east of 35 Street).
The Whitecourt Transfer Station accepts household waste, as well as items for recycling and composting. The Transfer Station does not accept wood, metal, furniture, mattresses or appliances for disposal.
Hours of Operation
- 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. every day of the week
- Closed on statutory holidays
Residents will be required to show proof of residency in order to drop off waste/material at the Transfer Station. Requiring proof of residency will ensure that residents from surrounding municipalities are appropriately charged for using Whitecourt waste disposal facilities, and will also increase the longevity of our facilities. For those with utility accounts that pay the Landfill Recovery Fee, you are asked to use your Waste Facility Access Tag. If you do not have a tag, or forgot it, you will be asked to provide identification with your home address to verify that you are a Whitecourt resident.
For more information on the Transfer Station call 780-778-5157.
For County residents, multi-family dwellings, and mobile home park residents who currently do not partipate in the residential curbside recycling program, bring your blue bags filled with recyclable items to the Transfer Station. Accepted items include all items listed in for the Curbside Recycling Program below.
If you are unsure if an item is recyclable, or for more information, please contact the Town Office at 780-778-2273.
The Transfer Station accepts electronic material, batteries, and fluorescent lights for recycling.
The following materials are accepted
- CD players
- desktop computers
- telephones/cell phones
- rechargeable batteries
- cell phone batteries
- consumer batteries
(no appliances please)
Grass, leaves, and other garden wastes (excluding weeds) are accepted for composting. When decomposition is complete, the material is available free of charge to the public.
Household Hazardous Waste, Antifreeze and Paint
Help keep toxic materials out of the sewer systems and the landfill by taking your household hazardous waste, antifreeze, and paint products to the Whitecourt Transfer Station for safe disposal.
Examples of materials accepted at the Transfer Station include:
- aerosol paints/sprays
- air fresheners (aerosol)
- all-purpose cleaners
- barbecue starters
- rust remover
- brake fluid and lining
- butane fluid
- car (lead-acid)
- car waxes/polishes
- drain cleaners
- furniture polish / wax
- oven cleaners
- nail polish / remover
- smoke detectors
- photographic chemicals
- paint thinners
- spa / pool chemicals
- wood preservatives / finishes varnish
- fluorescent tube lights
Commercial and industrial hazardous waste is not accepted. Oil is not accepted. Trappers Auto Body in Whitecourt will take oil for safe disposal. Those wishing to drop off items must contact Trappers at 780-706-2255 before taking the used oil to them.