Facility Rules

  1. Treat Clairmont Centre staff and other visitors with respect.
  2. Always follow instructions given by Clairmont Centre staff.
  3. Dispose of all waste and recycling appropriately, as directed by Clairmont Centre staff.
  4. No smoking.
  5. Obey all road and site signage.
  6. No children or pets outside of the vehicle while on site.
  7. If you need help, please ask. We’re happy to help!

The Clairmont Center for Recycling and Waste Management is the only landfill solely owned and operated by the County of Grande Prairie. Services include waste disposal, recycling, and backyard organics tools. 

Hours of Operation
Monday – Saturday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday Closed
Statutory holidays Open except on Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day
Accepted Recycling items at the Clairmont Centre
  • Agricultural Plastics
  • Appliances
  • Batteries - automotive & household, including rechargeable
  • Car Bodies (Frame & shell only, subject to $300 disposal fee)
  • Cardboard
  • Clothing
  • Concrete
  • Electronics
  • Fluorescent Bulbs
  • Glass
  • Hay
  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Manure
  • Metal
  • Paint
  • Paper
  • Pesticide jugs (empty and triple rinsed)
  • Plastic oil pails & jugs
  • Propane Tanks
  • Refundable Bottles
  • Shelve & Share Program (rehome good quality used items)
  • Tin
  • Tires
  • Used Oil
  • Wood
  • Yard waste, including dirt, grass mulch and leaves (must be free of garbage)
Non-Accepted Recycling at the Clairmont Centre
  • Candy & chip bags
  • Coffee & fountain cup lids
  • Coffee single use pods
  • Deodorant stick
  • Dirty/soiled items
  • Foam of all types (e.g., packing peanuts, foam meat/food trays, foam cups/takeout containers)
  • Frozen juice containers
  • Granola bar wrappers
  • Laundry baskets
  • Plastic bags (accepted for recycling at Safeway grocery stores)
  • Plastic cutlery
  • Plastic food wrappers
  • Plastic larger than a 5-gallon pail
  • Plastic storage totes
  • Plastic straws
  • Styrofoam
  • Takeout containers
  • Toothpaste tube
 Backyard Organics Diversion Program
The County has a Backyard Organic Diversion Program, where many organic items can be composted or digested in your backyard to prevent it from going into the waste stream at the landfill. Simply build your own compost or purchase a home composting or food digester unit.
Row of solar panels
Solar Arrays at Clairmont Centre for Recycling & Waste Management

The Clairmont Centre for Recycling & Waste Management has been powered by solar energy since 2015. 72 solar array panels absorb sunlight and convert it into energy that is returned to the grid and credited to the County. This solution is innovative, energy efficient and cost-saving over the lifespan of the panels. Click here to view the current energy production of the solar panels.




Collection Site of Excellence

The Clairmont Centre for Recycling & Waste Management received Alberta Recycling’s 2016 Collection Site Award of Excellence for great management of electronics, paint and tire collection.



From left to right: Bill Rogan, County of Grande Prairie CAO; Jennifer Besinger, County of Grande Prairie Technical Services Manager; and Bob Barss, Alberta Recycling Board of Directors Chair.