Understanding our operations
Learn more about how to sort your load, tipping fees, hours of operation, safety procedures, wind and weather protocols, what can be recycled, litter and tarp policy, and your role in maximizing the life of the landfill.
Setting the course for Net Zero Waste
Since 1999, the BVWMC, through its staff and Board of Directors, have found cost-effective, sustainable solutions to minimize and repurpose waste without any cost to member municipalities.
Creating quality compost and topsoil
As stewards of sustainable waste recovery and toward zero waste champions, we are active within our member municipalities and the region, sharing our know-how to encourage responsible waste management.
Watch Wind & Weather
It is often very windy at our site compared to elsewhere in the Bow Valley. Surcharges are applied to uncontained litter and loads may be refused. See the details under “Facility Guide”. Be sure to check out current conditions before leaving your job site.
News & Updates
This guide serves as a common understanding about how the Francis Cooke facility operates and how materials should be prepared prior to arriving at our site.
The Compost Council of Canada has recognized the compost facility at the Francis Cooke Landfill and Resource Recovery Centre through accreditation in its Compost Quality alliance program.
In 2019, BVWMC was named “Best Alberta Construction Waste Management Organization” at the Recycling & Waste Management Awards.