Solid Waste - Waste Transfer Station -

The Town of Ponoka Waste Transfer Station is located just outside the northeast corporate limits driving north [northeast] on 46 Street and is on the south side of this road.  It is located in Ponoka County on Township Rd 431A; the rural blue sign reads 252028 TWP RD 431A.  The Legal Land Location is SE Quarter of Section 10, Township 43, Range 25, West of the 4th Meridian.

 OPEN  * Monday to Saturday *  as of May 1, 2021

HOURS   830 am to 4 pm

CLOSED   * Sunday & Statutory Holidays *

DEBIT or CREDIT CARD - NO CASH - as of August 2020

Phone Number:  403-783-8328

 

Items are accepted at the Waste Transfer Station are:

  • solid waste e.g. garbage, furniture, drywall, plastics, toilets and shingles
  • white goods e.g. freezers, refrigerators, dishwashers, stoves, washers, dryers
  • metal e.g. general scrap, cable, wire
  • wood
  • tires without rims
  • used oil plus containers and filters
  • vehicle batteries
  • electronics for recycling

For a complete list of what is accepted and not accepted at the Waste Transfer Station plus the fees charged click here

 

There is no charge for compostable materials; including branches, trees, grass clippings, sod and plant debris.

Please note that if compost is taken to the Waste Transfer Station in the green cart used for household compostable waste it MUST go in the garbage building.

 

For a list of items that can be recycled click here

 

Hazardous Waste

Items accepted are:

  • pesticides
  • herbicides
  • aerosol paint cans
  • non-paint aerosol cans
  • cans of paint and/or stain
  • household cleaners

All of these items must be in the original containers with a clear and readable label to verify the contents.

Used Oil Collection Tank

All used oil must be in the original container with a readable label.

Here is a list of the used oil that is accepted

  • circulating oil
  • compressor oil
  • engine oil
  • gear oil
  • hydraulic oil
  • transmission fluid
  • power steering fluid
  • marine engine oil

Electronics Recycling

There is no charge for electronics to be recycled. Items accepted are: computer monitors, CPUs, keyboards, cables, mouse, speakers, laptops, notebook computers, printers, power cords, cookware, coffee makers, etc.

For more information on electronics recycling, please visit the Electronics Recycling Association's website.

 

The fees charged are calculated by the weight of each load:

Cost

Per Kg or Tonne

Additional Information

Minimum Charge

$8.00

up to 100 Kg

per load

Recycle Residential

$8.00

up to 100 Kg

see list of items that can be recycled

Recycle Commercial

$8.00

up to 100 Kg

see list of items that can be recycled

Garbage

$8.00

$75.00

Up to 100 Kg

per metric tonne

household garbage

non-recyclable plastic

furniture, toilets, sinks

drywall, shingles

laminated or particle board

other construction materials

Metal

$25.00

per metric tonne

general scrap metal including wire

refrigerators, freezers

washers, dryers

snow blowers

lawn mowers [all fluids removed]

Wood

$10.00

per metric tonne

must be real wood

No laminated or particle board

Concrete

$15.00

per metric tonne

must be clean "no garbage"

Asphalt

$15.00

per metric tonne

must be clean "no garbage"

Propane Tanks

$5.00

each

Tree Stumps

$5.00

each

Box Spring Mattress

$10.00

each

additional charge from landfill

$8.00

up to 100 Kg

minimum charge for garbage

Mattress *ALL*

$10.00

each

additional charge from landfill

$8.00

up to 100 Kg

minimum charge for garbage

Hide-a-beds

$10.00

each

additional charge from landfill

$8.00

up to 100 Kg

minimum charge for garbage

Compost Materials

no charge

grass clippings, branches, tree trunks

garden plant material, sod

Tires

no charge

rubber without rims

Used Oil

no charge

To be in an oil container with a clear and readable label

Used Oil Containers

no charge

To be oil containers with a readable label

NO coffee cans or plastic containers

Used Oil Filters

no charge

Vehicle Batteries

no charge

 

Hazardous Waste

no charge

Every item must be in its original container with a clear and readable label

aerosol cans [all types]

paint cans/containers

household cleaners

pesticides

fertilizers

Electronics

no charge

computer monitors, CPUs, keyboards, cables, mouse, speakers, laptops, notebook computers, printers, power cords, phones, cookware,

Please call 403-783-8328 for more information.