Waste Transfer Sites

Waste Authority - Transfer Station Sites 

Contact: Shirley Schwartz, Operations Manager            780.853.5561

              Vermilion River Regional Waste Management Commission



Inclement weather: call the office at 780.853.5561 to get updates on transfer station sites - automated recordings will inform you of any changes.


Click below for an Interactive Map of our site locations:




Collection of Residential Waste Schedule
BLACKFOOT Approx. 12:00pm Noon KITSCOTY Approx. 7:00am      
ISLAY Approx. 1:30pm MARWAYNE Approx. 10:00am
  CLANDONALD Approx. 12:00pm Noon

As the times on this schedule are approximate. Please be certain to have your bins at the curb ready for pick up by 7:00 a.m. on pick up day and remove them once collection is completed.

If you have any complaints regarding collection of your waste, please contact Quik Pick Waste Disposal directly at 780.875.4100.




Clandonald, Dewberry, Kitscoty, Marwayne, Paradise Valley, Tulliby Lake, Preston
Acceptable Waste Transfer Station Disposal Unacceptable Wastes
Household In containers  
Cardboard Flatten and place in cardboard recycling bins  
Wood/wood products In burning pit Animal carcasses
Clean burnables and yard waste Acceptable at all sites  
Rolled wire In wire compound Asphalt shingles (acceptable @Vermilion)
Metal In metal compound Liquid wastes
Propane bottles Acceptable at all sites  
Appliances In appliance compound Toxic wastes
Tires - all sites In tire compound  
Empty paint cans & used paint up to 23 litres in size in designated bin at Vermilion, Kitscoty, Marwayne, Dewberry and Paradise Valley Cement/concrete
Batteries ****Ask supervisor******* Car bodies
Oil, Oil Filters and Drained oil filters - all sites In designated recepticles only Plasterboard/gyp rock (acceptable @Vermilion)
Mattresses & Upholstered Furniture  accceptable at all sites  
E-waste - Kitscoty, Paradise Valley, Dewberry, Marwayne & Vermilion In designated location


Agricultural Chemical Containers




Preston & Tulliby Lake
Acceptable Waste Transfer Station Disposal Unacceptable Wastes
Household In containers Same as above
Wood/wood products/cardboard In burning pit Plus paint & hazardous waste
Tires, Metal, Applicances In designated locations E waste
NOTE: A number of the unacceptable wastes are accepted at the Vermilion Landfill. All construction waste must be taken to the Vermilion Waste Transfer Site.
Satellite Transfer Site (Quick Pick, Lloydminster)

Address: 5502-59 Avenue (adjacent to the Quik Pick Waste Disposal recycling yard)

Hours: Saturdays from 10:00am - 2:00pm

All County of Vermilion River residents may use this site for household waste only. A proof of residence will be required at the gate.


Segregation of Waste

Special Provisions:

  • Major construction/demolition debris requires special authorization from the Authority. 
    Segregation; a fee may be assessed.
  • Non-residential tipping fees apply
  • Out of hours access fee of $30 for up to 3 hours will be charged.
  • Plasterboard/gyp rock and shingles must be taken to the Vermilion Transfer Station
  • For concrete disposal, call the Waste Commission.
  • Triple rinsed containers are accepted at all transfer stations, except Kitscoty.


Products Accepted at Limited Sites (Vermilion, Kitscoty, Marwayne, Dewberry, Paradise Valley)

  1. E-Waste (computers, computer peripherals, televisions, printers)
  2. Used Paint and Paint cans up to 23 litre size    
  3. Small Household Hazardous Waste




Size Restrictions

  • As of September 2019, there are new size restrictions on household waste items (such as vinyl siding, pipe, hoses, countertops, laminate flooring and more) plus additional requirements for other large items (hot tubs, shingles, metal chairs, flooring on wood, hoses).  SEE FULL DETAILS HERE.
  • All vinyl siding brought to the Vermilion Transfer Site must be cut into four foot lengths.



  • There is no charge for any of the above products to rate payers within the region.
  • Contractors within the region must use the Vermilion Transfer Site for their waste and the charge is $90/mT for those located within the region.
  • Large amounts of building materials such as shingles and siding should be taken to the Vermilion Transfer Site.  There is no charge for rate payers for building materials as long as they are from personal dwellings.
  • A tipping fee will apply to users who are not residents of the County of Vermilion River or the Town of Vermilion.




Backyard Burning

For some important information regarding Backyard Burning please click here.


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