Restricted & Prohibited Wastes


The Aspen Waste Management Facility operates under Alberta Environment Approval #47415-01-00 and can only accept waste permitted in a Class II Landfill. Below is a list of prohibited wastes and restricted wastes that require special handling. 

Prohibited Wastes (Can NOT be accepted)

  • Animal Waste
  • Animal Carcasses - Domestic
  • Burn Barrels
  • Chemical Wastes
  • Creosote Contaminated Wood
  • Hazardous Wastes (Outside of Residential Household Hazardous Waste Program)
  • Hot Loads
  • Human Wastes
  • Liquid Wastes
  • Radioactive Wastes
  • Sealed Drums
  • Sewage / Septic Wastes
  • Tar
  • Toxic Materials

Restricted Wastes (Special Handling Required)

  • Ashes** must be in plastic bags or cardboard boxes
  • Batteries
  • CFC Units (Fridges, freezers)
  • Ewaste
  • Impacted soil (By approval only)
  • Oil Filters
  • Paint
  • Pesticide Containers
  • Propane bottles
  • Residential Household Hazardous Waste
  • Scrap Metals
  • Tires
  • Waste Oil
  • Wire & Cable

 If you have any questions regarding Restricted & Prohibited wastes at the Aspen Waste Management Facility, please call Aspen Client Services at 780-542-5919.