Landfill


Recylce
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 & Statutory Holidays - Closed


FEES - effective June 1, 2021

 
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 MelfortMinimum Charge of $15.00 for first 100 kg (220 lbs.)
Plus over 100 kg @ $80.00/1000 kg (2200 lbs.)
Non-ResidentMinimum Charge of $20.00 for first 100 kg (220 lbs.)
Plus over 100 kg @ $130.00/1000 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.
TiresPassenger Vehicle Tires - $8.00 per tire                       
Medium Truck Tires (600 mm) 21"-30" Rim - $18.00 per tire
Large Agricultural Tires 24"-54" Rim - $25.00 per tire
AnimalsLarge (Livestock) - $25.00/tonne plus $85.00
Small - $17.00/tonne plus $27.00
Contaminated Soil
$38.00/1000 kg
A volume rate will be applied at $36.00/1000 kgs for loads over 2,000 tonnes

Volume Discount: $34.00/1000 kg for loads over 2,000 tonnes

Elm Trees/Dutch Elm DiseaseElm 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 BagsFree 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 TruckMud/Water/Sludge - $25.00 per truck load



Wastes which are ACCEPTED*Wastes which are NOT ACCEPTED
 General wastesHazardous/toxic wastes
 Demolition rubbleLiquid wastes
 Scrap metalBurning wastes
 Scrap tiresStraw, 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