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Landfill


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Located approximately 2 kms west of the Melfort Street/Highway 41A intersection, the Melfort Regional Landfill is open to all residents of Melfort and the trading area. Users must accept the regulations and the directions of the landfill operator.  Please help us keep the landfill site as clean as possible by separating items as per location signs. 
 
NOTICE TO HAULERS: Under The Environmental Management and Protection Act, 2002, and Bylaw 2008-04, the release of refrigerants is illegal and verification of the absence must be presented to the disposer. As of October 1, 2008, appliances containing refrigerants will not be accepted at the City of Melfort Landfill without a dealer's tag to confirm the absence of refrigerant and mercury. If you require more information, please contact the Works & Utilities Department at 306-752-5911. 
 
Phone: (306) 752-3242
 
Hours of Operation
Monday to Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Sundays: Closed




FEES - effective May 1, 2018

 
Applicable to all collection haulers of commercial and industrial waste as well as private residents.  
   
Domestic Garbage, Dry Waste, Metals, Paper and Cardboard  
Resident of Melfort Minimum Charge of $15.00 for first 100 kg (220 lbs.)
Plus over 100 kg @ $30.00/1000 kg (2200 lbs.)
Non-Resident Minimum Charge of $20.00 for first 100 kg (220 lbs.)
Plus over 100 kg @ $100.00/1000 kg (2200 lbs.)
Refrigerators, air conditioners, freezers, chillers, vending machines, water coolers and dehumidifiers will not be accepted at  the City landfill without a dealer's tag to confirm the absence of refrigerant and mercury.
   
Tires Passenger Vehicle Tires - $8.00 plus $100.00/tonne
Medium Truck Tires (600 mm) 21"-30" Rim - $15.00 plus $100.00/tonne
Large Agricultural Tires 24"-54" Rim - $25.00 plus $100.00/tonne
   
Animals Large (Livestock) - $25.00/tonne plus $85.00
Small - $17.00/tonne plus $27.00
   
Contaminated Soil
$35.00/1000 kg
  Volume Discount: $34.00/1000 kg for loads over 2,000 tonnes
Elm Trees/Dutch Elm Disease Elm trees from within the Melfort corporate limits - Free
Elm trees from outside the Melfort corporate limits - subject to non-resident of Melfort rate above
Grain Cleanings $36.00/tonne, with one week's notice to the City Foreman prior to disposal
Grain Bags Free for secure, mechanically-rolled and tied grain bags.
$120.00/bag, plus $45.00/1000 kg (2200 lbs.) over 100 kg for unsecure bags
Vac/Hydro Truck Mud/Water/Sludge - $15.00 per truck load


Wastes which are ACCEPTED* Wastes which are NOT ACCEPTED
 General wastes Hazardous/toxic wastes
 Demolition rubble Liquid wastes
 Scrap metal Burning wastes
 Scrap tires Straw, hay, manure 
 Batteries  
 Car bodies  
 Contaminated soil  
 Animals  
 Clean fill dirt or clay accepted FREE  
*All waste must meet environmental regulations before it will be accepted.
 
Did you know?
  • That the landfill has video surveillance of the vehicles passing over the scale to help us improve the screening of the loads and to minimize the time you spend on the scale.
  • That there is absolutely no scavaging at the landfill.
  • That you must stop at the scale house after you dump your load.
  • Pick up your free baler twine disposal bag from the landfill and return it for disposal free of charge.

Used Oil Centre
At the landfill site, the City operates an EcoCentre that accepts used oil, oil filters and oil containers. For more information about this program, please contact the Saskatchewan Association for Resource Recovery Corporation (SARRC) at www.usedoilrecycling.com/en/sk .
 
Links:

Landfill Site Map
 
*Click on image below to see larger version.
 
City of Melfort Landfill