West Yellowhead Regional (WYR) Landfill

Please note: The West Yellowhead Regional Landfill is now being operated by Yellowhead County, and is being overseen by the West Yellowhead Regional Waste Management Authority for the municipalities of Yellowhead County, Edson, Hinton, Jasper, and the MD of Greenview on behalf of Grande Cache. If you have any questions, please contact Yellowhead County at info@yhcounty.ca or 780-723-4800.

WYR Landfill Contact

Phone: 780-865-1414
Location: The WYR Landfill is located 4 kilometers southwest of Hinton on Highway 40.

Landfill Hours

Summer Hours (April 1 – October 31)

Monday to Saturday – 9 AM to 5 PM
Closed all Sundays and Statutory Holidays

Winter Hours (November 1 – March 31)

Monday to Friday – 9 AM to 5 PM
Saturday – 9 AM to 2 PM
Closed all Sundays and Statutory Holidays

General Information

  • There is no cost for Yellowhead County residents or residents of the Town of Hinton, with the exception of a charge of $20 per mattress
  • All material must be sorted and placed as directed into the appropriate bins.   
  • All wet waste is placed in the Transfer Bins.
  • Accepted items include: furniture, appliances, clean yard waste (small branches and grass), passenger tires, batteries, wood, used oil and filters, electronic waste (computers and TVs), paint and metals.

After Hours Emergency Number for Utilities, Bylaw Enforcement, Transportation: 780-723-3221