If you require further information contact the Vermilion River Waste Management Services Commission (VRRWMSC) during regular office hours at 780-853-5561.
VERMILION TRANSFER STATION (SW 5-51-6 W4)
Monday - Saturday 9:00am—4:45pm (year round) Closed on Sunday & all Statutory Holidays
Inclement weather: call the office at 780.853.5561 to get updates on transfer station sites - automated recordings will inform you of any changes. Please view this statement from Vermilion River Regional Waste Management Services Commission for further information.
Cardboard Recycling Bins
Flatten all cardboard
Clean burnables & Yard Waste
In Wire Compound
***Not Accepted at Tulliby Lake & Preston Sites***
In Metal Compound
Mattresses & Upholstered Furniture
Small Propane Bottles
Large Propane Bottles
Collected in Cages/Pallets
Do not place in metal pile
In Appliance Compound
Agricultural Chemical Containers
Empty, Triple Rinsed, Cap Removed & Bagged (Bags Available at Transfer Site)
***Not accepted at Tulliby Lake or Preston Sites***
In Tire Compound
Oil, oil filters, & drained oil filters
Empty Paint Cans & Used Paint
Up to 23 L Cans
***Not accepted at Tulliby Lake or Preston Site***
Accepted ONLY at Vermilion Transfer Site
Accepted ONLY at Vermilion Transfer Site
The transfer sites will accept corrugated cardboard that is flattened before it is placed in the bin. We accept boxboard, tin cans, newspapers, magazines, books and other paper.
NOTE: Further information about recycling opportunities in Alberta is posted at Alberta's Recycling Hotline at: www.recyclinghotline.ca
We do not recycle the following: #3 (PVC) - Plastic Polyvinyl Chloride - plastic building materials, shower curtains, cooking oil bottles, clear food wrap. #6 Plastic Polystyrene (PS) — disposable drinking cups, egg cartons, take-out food containers, CD/DVD cases, building insulation, etc. #7 - Other (Items with BPA) — sport bottles and equipment, car parts, baby bottles, electrical wiring, etc.
Large items such as fibreglass tubs, showers, hot tubs, must be cut in pieces no bigger that 2 feet x 4 feet.
Vinyl siding, plastic pipe and hoses must be cut into 4 ft. lengths.
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.
Approved transfer sites will continue to offer household hazardous waste recycling. There are hazardous waste bins on site to hold acceptable items. Small household-sized containers such as glue, cleaners, insecticides, rechargeable batteries, etc., are considered hazardous waste. Common household cleaners such as oven cleaner, bleach and soaps are not considered hazardous waste and can be put in the household waste bins. if the word “Contains no PCBs” appears on an item, it can also be put in household waste. Fluorescent ballasts, fluorescent tubes, halogen lights or curly bulb lights are to be placed in household waste bins. If there are containers which have solidified, they can be placed in the household waste bins. Small propane tanks that power lights or stoves can be disposed in the metal pile if they are empty. Larger propane bottles (20#) are collected in cages or pallets, and are not to be placed in the metal pile.
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.
For concrete disposal, call the Waste Commission.
Triple rinsed containers are accepted at all transfer stations, except Kitscoty.
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.