Fees and Charges

Fees & Charges

All solid waste originating within the boundaries of the Comox Valley and Strathcona Regional Districts can be brought to the Comox Valley Waste Management Centre, the Campbell River Waste Management Centre, or any CSWM transfer station at the rates shown below. 

All prices are per metric tonne and will be pro-rated for any portion thereof, subject to a minimum charge.

Community clean-up events may be eligible for a fee waiver:

Please be aware:

  1. Loads containing prohibited waste or loads containing more than 10 per cent recyclables will be charged at the rates below plus all costs associated with any special handling.
  2. In the event that the scales provided are not operational, weight shall be estimated by the scale staff employed or contracted by the regional district. 
  3. Recycling facilities are provided for selected commodities, which may be accepted free of charge when placed in the containers provided.
  4. Improperly covered loads are subject to a $20 fine.
  5. When within the facility gates, please remember pets and small children are safest if they remain inside the vehicle at all times.

Scale Charges for Waste Disposal

Charges for depositing solid waste, controlled wastes and recyclable materials at the disposal facility as of October 1, 2017:

Item

Site Access Fee

Minimum Charge

In-Area Charge / tonne

Out-of-Area Charge / tonne

Site access fee / Scale use charge

$4

 

 

 

Municipal solid waste (MSW)

$4

$6

0-100 kg

$6

$130 / tonne

$260 / tonne

Asbestos Containing Materials

* Only accepted at the CRWMC

$4

$20

0-100 kg

$250/tonne

$500/tonne

Co-mingled food and yard waste

$4

No Applicable

$45 / tonne

Not accepted

Commercial recycling

$4

$10

0-100 kg

$60 / tonne

Not accepted

Construction and demolition debris

$4

$6

0-100 kg

$130 / tonne

$260 / tonne

Controlled waste – advance approval and supporting analytical data required

$4

$15

0-100 kg

$180 / tonne

$350 / tonne

Clean fill – advance approval and supporting analytical data required for loads in excess of 1000 kilograms

$4

$6

0-400 kg

$15 / tonne

$45 / tonne

Divertible wood waste

$4

$6

0-100 kg

$120 / tonne

$225 / tonne

Divertible gypsum – advance approval and supporting analytical data required for pre-1990 gypsum

$4

$20

0-100 kg

$225/tonne

$350/tonne

Grass and leaves

No charge

No charge

No charge

No charge

Improperly covered or secured load

$4

 

$20 each

$40 each

MSW containing recyclables

$4

$30

$300 / tonne

$600 / tonne

Metal

No charge

No charge

No charge

No charge

Refrigerant containing materials

No charge

$15 / unit

$15 / unit

$45 /unit

Yard waste / Invasive Species

$4

$6

0-100 kg

$65 / tonne

$195 / tonne

 

Miscellaneous

Prohibited Waste

Biomedical, radioactive or ignitable waste, or waste that is on fire/smoldering. Drums, extra-large tires, liquids, metals. Motor vehicle bodies and farm implements. Special waste as defined in the Special Water Regulation (BC) including asbestos.