Transfer Stations & Recycling Depots

Flood Cleanup Update: The City of Abbotsford is providing a special collection service for debris and garbage from flood affected properties on Sumas Prairie.  Accepted items include bagged garbage, mattresses, boxsprings, and small furniture.  Items will need to be placed at the curb by 7:00 am and up to 20 items will be collected at each property on the remaining special collection days: January 15 & 16. View the flyer for more information.

Free Drop Off Location for Flood Waste

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

NEW: Tipping of waste is now permitted at the Riverside Temporary Transfer Station. Follow directions of onsite staff on where to tip waste.

Site Access:
  • View the eligible properties that can access this facility. 
  • Residents are required to show one piece of identification to confirm residence within the flooded area (e.g., photo ID or utility bill). 
  • Contractors are required to show a work order with the name and address of the affected property where work is being undertaken.

View Flood Waste Sorting Tips

Transfer Stations

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.