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DISPOSAL Fees and Accepted Material

Disposal, or 'tipping', fees are charged for accepted materials brought to the Sechelt Landfill or Pender Harbour Transfer Station. Tipping fees vary from one material to another and cover the cost of operations, reuse and recycling programs. Fees can be paid by cash, debit or credit (Visa or MasterCard).

DESCRIPTION TIPPING FEE
Municipal Solid Waste
Household Garbage - excludes Recyclable Materials and Controlled Waste
$150 per tonne
RECYCLABLE MATERIALS  
Yard and Garden Waste

SCRD drop off locations:

Pender Harbour  - Transfer Station
Sechelt - Salish Soils
Gibsons - Green Waste Facility*
(*NO commercial loads)

Residential self haul loads
less than 5 tonnes = NO CHARGE
more than 5 tonnes = $45 per tonne

Commercial loads
$45 per tonne

Mattress $8 per piece (mattress or boxspring)
$5 per crib mattress
Metal
Scrap metal & white goods (appliances) without freon
$70 per tonne
Propane tanks

$2 up to 25 lbs 
$5 for 26 lbs to 100 lbs
$70 per tonne for over 100 lbs

Appliances with Freon (fridges, etc.)
the greater of
$40 per unit OR $115 per tonne
Tires  
  Passenger $3 rim removed
$8 rim on   OR
$215 per tonne
  Medium Truck $18 rim removed
$36 rim on   OR
$315 per tonne
  OTR (Oversized, Off the Road) $240 rim removed
$480 rim on  OR
$665 per tonne

Paint & Product Care Items
(Sechelt Landfill only)
List of accepted paint products
List of accepted flammable liquids & pesticides

NO CHARGE
Household Batteries & Cell Phones NO CHARGE
CONTROLLED WASTE  
Dirt & Rocks $105 per tonne
Roofing $165 per tonne
Clean Wood, Construction & Demolition $140 per tonne
Treated Wood Waste
(wood with a coating of any kind, including pressure treated)
$265 per tonne

Gypsum  * details

$265 per tonne
Asphalt, Concrete $275 per tonne
Asbestos, Asbestos Cement
(materials that test positive for asbestos) *details
$275 per tonne
Deceased Animals $275 per tonne
NON-SEPARATED WASTE DOUBLE the regular tipping fee of the most expensive material in the load PLUS an additional $100/hr. for handling and separation by site staff

 *Notes:

All charges referred to are subject to a $5 minimum charge; $10 minimum for non-separated loads.  All charges will be rounded up or down to the nearest quarter of a dollar.

All loads of municipal solid waste (except residential curbside pickup) containing non-separated controlled waste or recyclable materials will be assessed a tipping fee which is two times the regular fee of the most expensive material in the load. This fee will be charged for the entire load. Plus, an additional $100/hr for handling and separation by site staff.

The weight of materials delivered to the landfill or transfer station site, on which fees are based, will be determined by:

  • Measuring the weight on the scale provided at the landfill or transfer station site; or
  • In the event that the scale provided is not operational, weight will be estimated by the scale attendant.