Waste facilities

Information on waste management facilities in Alberta.

Services and information

The Alberta government has developed legislation and guidance documents for several common waste management facility types.

Requirements for regulated non-agricultural composting facilities.

Waste management facilities subject to an approval or registration must post financial security as required by the Waste Control Regulation.

Approval and registration requirements for hazardous waste and hazardous recyclable management facilities.

Information on waste authorizations and the management of hydrovac generated wastes.

Standards and requirements for landfills in Alberta.

All waste management facilities must meet setback distances under the Subdivision and Development Regulation.

Role of transfer stations in municipal waste management.

Regulatory process for waste to energy facilities and energy recovery technologies.