Waste Transfer Sites

Waste Authority - Transfer Station Sites 

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When the weather turns inclement, call the office at 780-853-5561 to get updates on whether or not transfer stations are open - automated recordings will inform you of any changes.

Reminder when hauling garbage to secure it safely.   


Satellite Transfer Site (Quick Pick, Lloydminster)

A satellite transfer station has been opened in Lloydminster.  The site is located adjacent to the Quik Pick Waste Disposal recycling yard.  The address for the recycling yard is 5502 - 59 Avenue, Lloydminster, AB.  The opening hours for the East County Transfer Site will be Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  Only household waste can be placed at this site.  All County of Vermilion River residents, including those residing in Blackfoot may use this site.  A proof of residence will be required at the gate.


Waste Commission

Waste Commission Contact

Shirley Schwartz
Operations Manager
(780) 853-5561

For some important information regarding Backyard Burning please click here.


PLEASE NOTE: as of Sept 2019, clear plastic will no longer be accepted for recycling (until further notice).

Follow Instructions of the Supervisor for 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.

NOTE: Further information about recycling opportunities in Alberta is posted at Alberta's Recycling Hotline at:  www.recyclinghotline.ca 
Recyclables may be taken to Quick Pick Recycling Centre in Lloydminster - more information at www.quikpick.ca/services/blue-wave-recycling

Pickup Services

The Schedule For The Collection Of Residential Waste Will Be As Follows:

    Blackfoot - Commencing Approx. 12:00 Noon
    Islay - Commencing Approx. 1:30 P.M.
    Kitscoty - Commencing Approx. 7:00 A.M.
    Marwayne - Commencing Approx. 10:00 A.M.
    Clandonald - Commencing Approx. 12:00 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 875-4100

This service is coordinated by the Vermilion River Regional Waste Management Commission, the County of Vermilion River is represented on this board.


Vermilion River Regional Waste Management Commission

AS OF SEPT 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.

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 will be accepted at the Vermilion Landfill.

All construction waste must be taken to the Vermilion Waste Transfer Site.

List of Products Accepted at Limited Sites

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

Some Things You Should Know

  1. There is no charge for any of the above products to rate payers within the region.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. As of May 1, 2011 we are asking all those who bring vinyl siding into Vermilion must have the pieces cut in four foot lengths.  This includes both contractors and rate payers.

A tipping fee will apply to users who are not residents of the County of Vermilion River or the Town of Vermilion.

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