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Landfill

Aquatera operates the Landfill, Grande Prairie's waste disposal facility serving both residential and commercial customers. We offer a variety of disposal options including household and commercial waste, and recycling.

Aquatera operators a Class II Bioreactor, and innovative solution to solid waste management. Through our LANDFILL GAS-TO-ENERGY PROJECT, we are able to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by capturing gas collected from decomposing landfill waste and convert it to energy, continuing our commitment to environmental stewardship.

Accepted Materials We Reuse and Recycle:

  • Asphalt
  • Cardboard
  • Concrete
  • Clean wood
  • Drywall
  • Electronic waste
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Lawn mowers and other yard maintenance equipment (fuel and oil must be removed) 
  • Metal and appliances (including heavy gauge, chain link fence, and metal banding)
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires
  • Vehicle batteries

Unaccepted Materials:

  • Ballasts containing PCBs
  • Brake pots that have not been decommissioned
  • Car bodies
  • Gas tanks
  • Hazardous, reactive or flammable waste
  • Hot loads
  • Liquids or paint
  • Propane bottles larger than 20 kilograms that have not been decommissioned

Prohibited Materials:

  • Any waste defined as “dangerous” oilfield waste under Guide 58 (Energy and Utilities Board)
  • Biomedical waste that is not rendered inert
  • Bulk liquids excluding liquid sump waste and liquids and/or leachate required to enhance the bioreactor landfill process
  • Chemical container containing liquids greater than five litres (L)
  • Domestic sewage and/or wastewater
  • Flammables and explosives
  • Ozone depleting substances
  • Radioactive waste
  • Unauthorized industrial waste
  • Waste defined as hazardous by EPEA and the Waste Control Regulation (AR 192/96), as amended

Accepted Materials at No Charge:

  • Electronic waste if separated from the load (customers would have to double scale if mixed with other materials)
  • Tires if separated from the load (customers would have to double scale if mixed with other materials)
  • Yard waste and sod (excluding branches)

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Share Shed

From home goods to electronics, the Aquatera Landfill may have just what you're looking for! Our Share Shed is a great place to drop off household items (furniture, fitness equipment, toys, etc.) that no longer serve you or pick up items that you need! Check out the Share Shed and help to reduce and reuse household waste!

Landfill Account Application

Account Information

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The undersigned hereby applies for access to the Sanitary Landfill Site for purpose of disposal of waste material (excluding restricted materials) and agrees to pay the rates set forth in the Utility Bylaw C-1139. The undersigned also agrees to pay interest charges on overdue accounts at a rate of 1.5% per month or 18% per annum

The undersigned hereby agrees that Aquatera Utilities Inc. shall have the right to refuse access and to request payment of the account in full prior to providing further services for the following reasons:
1. Non-payment of account within 30 days of invoice date
2. Lack of or improper vehicle identification
3. Improper use of facility
4. For any other reason the Aquatera Utilities Inc. staff considers sufficient