The Coronation Landfill is located near the community of Coronation, Alberta. This landfill receives non-hazardous municipal solid waste and is permitted to receive waste from across the province.
Landfill hours of operation:
Monday to Friday:
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Public Waste Accepted:
Wednesday – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Thursday – 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Phone: 403 578 3299
Fax: 403 578 3313
24 hour hotline: 1-866-741-6153
In 2010, Waste Connections of Canada acquired the Coronation Landfill. Since then, the company has made significant investments to improve operations throughout the site.
We are continuously reviewing and updating our operational programs around the landfill to prevent nuisance issues such as gulls, dust, noise, litter and traffic from impacting our neighbours and the community. Waste Connections of Canada is committed to being a good neighbour and a responsible company.
One of the local operational challenges of landfill management at the site is wind. At times the wind can blow in excess of 60 kilometres an hour for sustained periods of time. This can blow litter around the site and, in some instances, off site.
We have a proactive litter control system to prevent the spread of litter on and off site which includes the following:
We continue to have a regular group of litter pickers at the landfill each day picking up any materials and maintaining the property, as well as hiring additional to support us following high wind incidents.
In the event some materials do leave our landfill, we are committed to having our litter pickers go to these properties to clean up the litter by as soon as possible, subject to the landowner’s permission to access.
The construction of the landfill cells adheres to rigorous regulations by Alberta Environment and Parks for the design and operation of landfills to protect the environment and human health in and around the site. The development of the cells involves the use of advanced liner systems with recompacted clay, along with the installation of a geo membrane liner, to protect the ground water.
The landfill cells also use an advanced leachate containment, collection and treatment technologies to ensure the protection of groundwater. The leachate, when water runs through the waste materials, is collected through a network of pipes at the bottom of the landfill and is temporarily stored on-site. The leachate is then sent off-site to a licensed facility for treatment and disposal.
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Community Liaison Committee
We have established a Community Liaison Committee as a forum for the exchange of information concerning the operation and maintenance of the Coronation Landfill. The Committee is comprised of neighbours with property adjacent to the Coronation Landfill as well as representatives from the Town of Coronation and Paintearth County and Waste Connections of Canada. Meetings are open to the public and information about the meetings will be posted.
The Committee is comprised of the following persons:
We have extended invitations to meet with the Committee and will accommodate if there is a desire sit down as a committee. We welcome individual feedback at any time.
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