Hours and Tipping Fees

Hours and Tipping Fees


COVID-19 UPDATE

RDN Facility Operations

  • RDN Solid Waste Facilities remain open, but at reduced capacity, with regularly scheduled hours of operation.
  • Only debit, Visa and Mastercard or approved accounts payments are accepted, no cash.
  • Commercial Traffic is being given priority at both facilities.
  • Please ensure physical distancing between staff and other customers.

To stay updated on all departments visit www.rdn.bc.ca/pandemic.


Hours

7 days a week

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

2021 Holiday Closures

  • Good Friday - Friday, April 2, 2021
  • Victoria Day - Monday, May 24, 2021
  • Canada Day - Thursday, July 1, 2021
  • B.C. Day - Monday, August 2, 2021
  • Labour Day - Monday, September 6, 2021
  • Thanksgiving Day - Monday, October 11, 2021
  • Remembrance Day - Thursday, November 11, 2021

Tipping Fees - Effective July 1, 2021

Select tipping fees have been listed below for convenience purposes only. For the complete list of tipping fees, definitions, banned items, controlled waste disposal, and other regulatory requirements, please refer to "Regional District of Nanaimo Tipping Fee and Solid Waste Disposal Regulation Bylaw No. 1784."

Accepted Materials

Rates

Municipal Solid Waste 0-50kg
51kg or greater
$8 flat rate
$130/tonne
Surcharge per Mattress, box-spring or Hide-a-Bed   $20 per unit
Surcharge for Unsecured Loads   $20 flat rate
Garden Waste including Invasive Plant Species 0-100kg
101kg or greater
$8 flat rate
$55/tonne
Organic Waste 0-50kg
51kg or greater
$8 flat rate
$110/tonne
Wood Waste 0-50kg
51kg or greater
$8 flat rate
$260/tonne
Metal 0-500kg
501kg or greater
$8 flat rate
$55/tonne
Surcharge for ODS containing appliances   $15 per unit
Corrugated Cardboard
Residential
0-50kg
51kg or greater
$8 flat rate
$55/tonne
Corrugated Cardboard
Commercial
0-50kg
51kg or greater
$20 flat rate
$250/tonne
Miscellaneous Recyclables   $8 flat rate
Gypsum*
Only accepted at Church Rd.
0-50kg
51kg or greater
$8 flat rate
$260/tonne
Controlled Waste 0-50kg
51kg or greater
$8 flat rate
$260/tonne
Steel Cable 0-50kg
51kg or greater
$25 flat rate
$500/tonne
Asbestos 0-50kg
51kg or greater
$30 flat rate
$500/tonne
Grit and Screenings 0-50kg
51kg or greater
$8 flat rate
$260/tonne
Pumpings - Paint Filter Test (Passed) 0-50kg
51kg or greater
$8 flat rate
$130/tonne
Pumpings - Paint Filter Test (Failed) 0-50kg
51kg or greater
$8 flat rate
$260/tonne
Low Density Materials Volume Rate $8 flat rate
$100/m^3

Other Costs

  • Asbestos bags - $2
  • Manifests - $20