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
Toxic Materials
Vehicle Hulks
Restricted Wastes (Special Handling Required)
Ashes** must be in plastic bags or cardboard boxes
CFC Units (Fridges, freezers)
Impacted soil (By approval only)
Oil Filters
Pesticide Containers
Propane bottles
Residential Household Hazardous Waste
Scrap Metals
Waste Oil
Wire & Cable

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

What can I bring to the landfill?

The Aspen Waste Management Facility is a Class II landfill that accepts non-hazardous materials.

For a list of restricted and prohibited materials please click here.

If you have a question regarding a material you would like to bring to the landfill, please contact MCL Aspen Client Services at

What does the landfill charge?

Please click here for the landfill rate schedule. There is a $5.00 minimum charge on all chargable waste loads. Charges are payable by cash, cheque, debit, Visa or Mastercard at the time of the haul.

If you have any questions regarding landfill charges, please contact MCL Aspen Client Services at 780-542-6190.

Who do I call about my garbage collection?

Do you need a copy of the schedule? Are you sure your bin meets the distance requirements? Click here for more information about your residential curbside collection.

To report a missed garbage or bluebag collection, please contact The Town of Drayton Valley at 780-514-2200.

To report a damaged tote cart or to order an additional cart, please contact Evergreen Ecological Services at 1-780-417-2282.