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Golden Landfill

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Features

  1. Car Seat Recycling ($5.00 Add-on)
  2. Hazardous Waste Collection Depot
  3. Mattress recycling ($15.00 Add-on)
  4. Re-Use Centre
  5. Recycling Depot

Type of Facility

Scaled Transfer Station and Refuse Disposal Site

Dates of Availability

  • Year-round
  • Closed statutory holidays

Special hours or information

The Hazardous Waste Depot is open on Saturdays only for drop off. 

Please visit Product Care Recycling for more information on other electronic, light bulb, paint, pesticide and aerosol drop off depots and locations. Residents can also call the Recycling hotline at 1-800-667-4321 for recycling depot and product information. 

Cost

See our price list for items being disposed of at scaled landfill sites. 

Reports

View Solid Waste Reports which include Annual Reports for CSRD landfills and other monitoring reports.

Landfill Upgrading

In 2020, the CSRD engaged Golder Associates Ltd. to prepare a report examining options and associated costs/tipping fees for various scenarios associated with the Golden Landfill. 

Golden Landfill MapCSRD staff will be providing the Town of Golden Council an overview of the report at an upcoming council meeting on August 18, 2020 and intends on hosting a public meeting to discuss options for the Golden landfill in the fall of 2020, COVID-19 restrictions permitting.

The public will be advised through our website and social media platforms when a decision on a meeting date has been confirmed. 

Monitoring

The CSRD conducts regular water sampling and water quality testing at all of its landfill sites. The Summer 2020 project is now complete. View the Water Quality Results September 2020 (PDF).

Background

In 2019, the CSRD hired Golder Associates Ltd., an environmental engineering firm specializing in landfill design and management, to provide the following documents for the Golden Landfill:

These documents were submitted to the Ministry of Environment for approval. The CSRD received the Ministry's approval with conditions on May 4, 2020.