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Recovery Park Landfill Expansion

recovery park

On December 16, 2019, City Council approved a concept plan for Recovery Park and on February 24, 2020, approved funding that will help achieve the vision for Recovery Park as a one-stop waste drop-off location for residents.


Year Phase
2021–2023 Construction and commissioning site
2023 Facility opens to the public

Concept Plan

The approved layout will increase public safety with improved traffic flow, replace landfill infrastructure, accommodate increased traffic and allow for future expansion.

recovery park layout

Key Features
  • Diversion area accessed before the scales
  • Four-lane scale and scale house
  • After-scales diversion and garbage transfer area
  • Staff and equipment facilities
  • New access road to join to Dundonald Avenue
  • Stormwater retention pond

Waste Diversion Opportunities

Recovery Park was designed to improve recycling options at the landfill and provide space to develop future diversion opportunities. The materials being considered for acceptance include:

  • mixed metals
  • appliances
  • construction and demolition waste
  • rigid plastics
  • household hazardous waste
  • bicycles
  • used oil and antifreeze
  • elm wood


Recovery Park Funding Recognition