Pemberton Transfer Station

Take a virtual tour of the Pemberton & Area C Transfer Station

Hours of Operation

Regular Hours


12-7 PM 


12-7 PM 


12-7 PM 


10 AM - 5 PM


10 AM - 5 PM

3 pm early closure on Christmas Eve.

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

Pemberton Transfer Station Relocation Project


New location: 1929 Stonecutter Place in the Pemberton Industrial Park
Phone: 604-894-6371

New Facility Guide

The New Facility Guide gives a quick break down of the services and their location at the new site.

Hours of Operation

Day Hours of Operation
Monday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday CLOSED
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday CLOSED

12:00 - 7:00 pm


10:00 - 5:00 pm


10:00 - 5:00 pm

3 pm early closure on Christmas Eve

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day


The following information is detailed below:


Accepted Materials* 

Recycling & Other Landfill Diversion Programs

The Pemberton Transfer Station accepts the following items for reycling in partnership with various BC Extended Producer Responsibility.


*(*)**Click to see Rotation Schedule
**Drywall, Yard Waste & Mattresses are not accepted outside of designated schedule. 

(​Note: *Tipping fees apply)


Drywall Recycling*

Disposal Instructions:

  • A declaration form must be filled and signed.

Drywall Declaration Form


  • Stamped used drywall (1990 and younger)
  • New drywall (cut offs)

Non-stamped drywall must be delivered to the Squamish Landfill or the Whistler Transfer Station.

Full rotation schedule


Yard Waste*

Accepted: branches, trees (trimmed to fit inside bin), leaves, grass clippings, garden/flower bed residue, brush and stumps.

Not accepted: rocks, dirt, sod, furniture and plastics bags (including compostable and biodegradable).
Please use paper bags, if a bag is necessary. Tipping fees apply.

When Yard Waste is not available at the Pemberton Transfer Station, bring material to Sea to Sky Soils (link to website). Tipping fees apply.

Full rotation schedule


Mattress Recycling*

Clean mattresses and box springs will be accepted at the Pemberton Transfer Station on rotation.

A mattress that is considered clean is not wet, moldy, in disrepair or infected by bed bugs. Small stains are okay. The mattresses collected at the Pemberton Transfer Station will be transported to Vancouver where they are dismantled and recycled. Dirty, wet and old mattresses in disrepair cannot be recycled and must be taken to the Callaghan Transfer Station. Tipping fees apply.

Separate mattress foam toppers/memory foam, roll-able or foldable foam mattresses are not accepted under the mattress recycling program and must be taken to the Callaghan Transfer Station. Tipping fees apply.

Full rotation schedule


Food Scraps & Organics

Organics collected at the Pemberton Transfer Station travel south to the the Sea to Sky Soils composting facility, located in the Rutherford Valley, where they are converted into a high-quality compost.

For tips and tricks on collecting food scraps at home visit 


Household Hazardous Waste

Accepted products:

For safety reasons, all products must be in the original container and have their original label intact to be accepted by the program. Products may not be leaking or improperly sealed.


Liquid, solid and aerosol pesticides.
The maximum container size is 10 litres. The maximum aerosol container size is 680g / 24oz.

To be accepted, pesticides must have:

  • the poison symbol (skull and crossbones)
  • the Pest Control Product (PCP) number
  • the word ‘domestic’ on the label

Flammable liquids (including gasoline)

Liquid and aerosol flammables. They must display the flammable symbol, or a phrase similar to “keep away from open spark or flame”.

Gasoline will be accepted only in an ULC-approved gas can or jerry can. For safety reasons, the gasoline container cannot be returned to you at drop off.


  • Methanol
  • Methyl hydrate
  • Mineral spirits
  • Paint and varnish remover
  • Paint stripper
  • Paint thinners
  • Turpentine
  • Varsol
  • Other flammable solvents
  • Gasoline, including stale or old gasoline contaminated with oil or water
  • Acetone
  • BBQ lighter fluid
  • Camping fuel (liquid type only)
  • Flammable degreasers
  • Flammable liquid adhesives
  • Flammable lubricants
  • Fondue fuel
  • Furniture stripper
  • Kerosene

The maximum container size is 10 litres. The maximum aerosol container size is 680g / 24oz.

The maximum container size for gasoline is 25 litres.

Not accepted products:

  • Swimming pool and hot tub chemicals (eg. pucks, pH adjustors)
  • Unidentifiable, unknown, unlabelled, and non-original containers
  • Leaking or improperly sealed products
  • Ammunition
  • Batteries
  • Caulking compound
  • Commercial, industrial or agricultural products
  • Corrosive cleaners (eg. drain opener, bleach)
  • Diesel, butane, and refillable propane cylinders
  • Fertilizetr
  • Insect repellents, disinfectants and pet products

Full list available at



Reuse Shed 

A place where gently used household items can be dropped off for other community members to pick up at
no cost.


Reuse Shed - Solid Waste Facilities Policy


Waste to Landfill

Tipping fees apply, household materials only.

Oversized Items to Landfill includes construction waste.


Not Accepted

Materials not accepted at the Pemberton Transfer Station 

  • Commercial Waste. This includes all commercial recycling.
  • No loads larger than a pick up truck and a 12" trailer.
  • Mattresses, Yard Waste & Drywall are only accepted on rotation. 

Additional information on what you can bring is available in the Pemberton Transfer Station - Guide to Recycling. 


Tipping Fees

Tipping fees are charged for certain materials brought to the facility in order to cover the operating costs of the facility and the cost of recycling or disposing of the items.


Rate & Regulation Bylaw

The Pemberton Transfer Station Fees and Charges Regulation Bylaw No. 1779-2022.


Pemberton Recycling Centre & Bottle Depot

Location: 1937 Timberlane Road, Pemberton Industrial Park, Pemberton, BC




Need Help? Do you have an item that is not listed above?

For information on where you can bring other items not listed here, please consult the Recycling Council of British Columbia's Recyclepedia.


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