West Yellowhead Regional Landfill


Summer Hours (April1 - October 31)
 9 am to 5 pm Monday to Saturday
Winter hours (November 1 - March 31)
9 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday, 9 am to 2 pm on Saturday
Closed Sundays and holidays


Due to the Christmas Holiday Season there will be some disruption to the Landfill Hours of operation.  Normal hours of operation are 9 am-5 pm Monday – Friday and 9 am to 2 pm Saturday.  Closed Sundays and Statutory Holidays.         

Monday, December 24 hours will be 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Closed December 25 and December 26, 2018
Regular Hours resume December 27, 2018 
Monday, December 31 hours will be 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Closed Tuesday, January 1st, 2019
Regular Hours resume January 2rd, 2019

For further information contact the Infrastructure Services at 780-865-2634 or the West Yellowhead Regional Landfill at 780-865-1414.

Season’s Greetings and Happy New Year.


The West Yellowhead Regional Landfill wishes to advise all of their customers that user fees are increasing $8.00 per tonne effective April 1st, 2016.  The increase in rates is required to sustain the Capital Reserve Fund for future development.  The new rates will be $54.00 per tonne for domestic, commercial and construction waste.

Copies of the “2017 Fee Schedule” are available at the West Yellowhead Regional Landfill, the Infrastructure Services Building, or online (PDF). The 2018 Fee Schedule will come into effect April 1, 2018; find that schedule here. If you have any questions with regards to the above, please contact the West Yellowhead Regional Landfill at 865-1414 or Infrastructure Services at 865-2634.

General Information

Residents can drop off household toxic round-up and e-waste materials year round at the West Yellowhead Regional Landfill.

Residential customers may bring for free:

  • Aerosol Cans
  • Appliances (Fridges, Stoves, Washers, dryers & ovens)
  • Batteries
  • Clean yard waste & fill
  • Cleaning Products
  • E-waste (computers & TV's)
  • Fluorescent Tubes
  • Furniture
  • Metals
  • Paint
  • Passenger Tires
  • Propane Tanks
  • Used Oil & Filters
  • Wood
All material must be sorted and placed as directed into the appropriate bins. All wet waste is placed in the Transfer Bins. Fees are in place for special products such as auto hulks and construction waste over 500 kilograms.


The Landfill is located 4 kilometers southwest of Hinton on Highway 40. You may call them at 780-865-1414.

You can also reach Dale Woloszyn, Landfill Manager for West Yellowhead Regional Landfill by clicking here.


The landfill accepts the following:
  • Appliances
  • Computers and electronics
  • Grass clippings, leaves, and garden refuse
  • Paint aerosol and cans
  • Used oil
Landfill Location map
In addition, toxic round-up storage containers are provided year-round for residents.