Transfer Stations & Recycling Depots

There are many locations available in Abbotsford and the surrounding area available for residents to drop off waste for recycling, composting or disposal.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:  The temporary flood waste disposal transfer station relocated to the GFL Transfer Station (34613 Vye Rd) on Sunday, May 29, 2022.  Please note that the GFL Transfer Station is only accessible from Hwy 11 (Sumas Way) as Vye Road is closed from the west at Riverside Road.  

Flood Waste Disposal

The City of Abbotsford is providing FREE disposal of waste resulting from flood cleanup efforts at homes in areas impacted by flooding (view the list of eligible properties). Other waste drop off locations in Abbotsford may charge a disposal fee and are not operated by the City of Abbotsford. 

Free flood waste disposal is available until September 30, 2022

Transfer Stations & Landfills

Abbotsford does not have a landfill available to accept excess garbage. Residents can drop off their extra garbage at one of the transfer stations listed below. Please note that there are minimum charges for dropping off garbage at these locations and these locations are not operated by the City of Abbotsford.

Recycling Depots

Information on what materials are accepted for recycling drop off in Abbotsford can be found in the City's Residential Recycling Drop-Off Handbook. A one-page Quick Reference Guide is also available that provides an overview of what common items are accepted at which locations. The City's online What Goes Where - Waste Wizard tool also provides up to date information on what goes where and what items are accepted at which locations. 

Composting Facilities

Extra yard waste can be dropped off for a charge at a transfer station or composting facility permitted to accept such waste. These locations are not operated by the City of Abbotsford.