Landfill & Recycling

Landfill Locations & Hours

Tangent Landfill 

NE 36-78-25-W5
Township Road 790, West of Range Road 244


Tuesday & Friday
2:00pm – 8:00pm

Wanham Transfer Site 

SW 13-78-3-W6
Township Road 782, East of Range Road 31


Monday & Thursday
2:00pm – 8:00pm


here are recycling bins located in Wanham, Eaglesham, Tangent and Watino.

Taking waste to the transfer site or the landfill?

All loads must be covered or secured to alleviate loss on the way to the landfill.

You may purchase netting from Birch Hills County to ensure that the contents does not litter the Country Roads.

Call the Office at 780-694-3793 to check availability.


By making better decisions about what you buy and how you dispose of it, you can help protect our environment.

Birch Hills County offers a recycle program for your used grain bags; you can bring them to any of our landfill / transfer sites. Please note bags must be rolled up.


Items Accepted at Landfill

Electronic waste, Paint cans recycling and bale twine recycling is accepted.

When taking the following items to the landfills please place them in their designated areas.

  • Wood
  • Appliances
  • Tires
  • Propane Tanks
  • Batteries
  • Metal
  • Chemical Jugs
  • Grain Bags
  • Use Motor Oil
  • Electronic Waste
  • Paint
  • Bale Twine

Tangent and Wanhan sites accept chemical jugs and used oil

Chemical Jugs must be triple rinsed prior to disposal.

Used oil must be placed in the appropriate containment drum. There are seperate areas/locations at each site for filters & containers as well.

The success of this service is dependent on each user. Please dispose of the used products correctly.

If you need help please ask the attendant on site.


Items NOT Accepted at Landfill

  • Concrete disposal
  • Concrete is not accepted at any  Birch Hills County Landfills.