Landfills / Mackenzie Landfill

SITE OPERATION

The Mackenzie Regional Landfill is operated by the Regional District of Fraser-Fort George. As the second largest landfill in the Regional District, the Mackenzie Regional Landfill plays a central role in the Regional Solid Waste Management Program.

The site provides opportunities for recycling, centralized composting of yard and garden trimmings, residential waste disposal and commercial waste disposal.

HOURS OF OPERATION

Winter: November 1 – March 31
Monday to Friday 9 am – 5 pm
Saturday and Sunday 10 am – 4 pm

Summer: April 1 – October 31
Monday to Friday 10 am – 6 pm
Saturday and Sunday 10 am – 4 pm
Statutory Holiday Operating Hours: 10 am – 4 pm

The facility is CLOSED on Christmas Day and New Years Day

BYLAW NO. 3023

Regional District of Fraser-Fort George Bylaw No. 3023 establishes:

  • Tipping Fee rates
  • Definition of terms
  • Site regulations, and
  • Permit and approval requirements for Controlled Waste

TIPPING FEES AND SITE REGULATIONS

A tipping fee is a charge levied for disposal of waste and is based on weight and type of material. Tipping fees apply to “controlled waste”, refuse and demolition, land clearing and construction waste (DLC). Residents may still drop off small loads (defined under Fees) of refuse and DLC without charge. However, controlled waste fees apply to all site users.

FEES

The fee to dispose of refuse and demolition, land clearing and construction waste in other than small loads* is $82 per tonne (subject to change) or a $6 minimum charge per load. Load weights are measured on scales provided at the landfill.

*A small load is defined as solid waste that arrives at the disposal site in:

(a) A vehicle having a max GVW (gross vehicle weight) rating of 3,400 kg; or

(b) A vehicle towing a trailer, where the weight of the load on the vehicle and trailer combination is 500 kg or less

PAYMENT

Payment may be made by cash, cheque, MasterCard, VISA or debit card. Commercial customers may apply to the Regional District for credit accounts. Application forms are available from the Mackenzie Regional Landfill during operating hours or Financial Services at 155 George Street, Prince George, BC, between 8:45 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday (excluding statutory holidays).

SWAP SHED

The Mackenzie Regional Landfill has a waste exchange area where reusable items can be either dropped off or picked up free of charge. Accepted items include: clothing, books, toys, sporting goods and furniture.

SALVAGING

Salvaging of materials from dumping areas, transfer bins, recycling bins or the Marshalling Area is not permitted.

PROHIBITED MATERIALS

CONTROLLED WASTE

RECYCLING

COMPOSTING

Mackenzie Landfill