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Commercial Services

The Region of Waterloo offers various waste management resources and services to eligible businesses in Waterloo Region. We provide links to various waste reduction, reuse and recycling opportunities for businesses, and some businesses qualify for our curbside blue box collection. Businesses hauling large quantities of waste to our sites, should consider setting up a commercial account with us.

For details about commercial services, click on the menu items below.

How to set up a commercial account

To set up a commercial landfill account with the Region of Waterloo, please complete and mail or fax an Application for Credit to:

Finance Department 4th Floor, 150 Frederick Street Kitchener, ON N2G 4J3 Phone:  519-575-4400  Ext : 4731  Fax: 519-575-4448.

Commercial tipping locations and hours of operation

Waterloo Waste Management Site

925 Erb St. W., Gate 1

Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday Closed

Cambridge Waste Management Site

201 Savage Dr. (End of Savage Dr.)

Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday Closed Sunday Closed

Note: These sites are open regular hours to only commercial customers on all statutory and designated holidays, except Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Fees for commercial users
Commercial fees for Waterloo and Cambridge waste management sites
  • There is a minimum $5 charge on all loads.
  • Fees calculated per metric tonne.
  • Some restrictions on loads may apply at the Cambridge facility.
  • Surcharge loads: accepted at Waterloo site ONLY.
  • Payment options for customers who do not have an account: Cash only for all transactions below $10.00. For transactions above $10.00, cash, debit and credit are accepted.


Charge per tonne

General refuse/garbage


Pallets/Drywall $79.00

Surcharge loads (stumps, wire, styrofoam, asbestos, etc.): Waterloo site only


Tires: maximum 20", no rims, passenger vehicles only


Segregated loads

  • All regular blue box materials
  • Organics (leaves, yard waste, brush, etc.)
  • Inerts (clean fill, bricks, concrete rubble,etc.)
  • Appliances and scrap metal (refrigerators, stoves, freezers, etc.)


CFC removal fee

$10 first unit $25 each additional unit

Electronics (e-waste)

$2,000 per tonne

Garbage Tags ($2 per tag, sold in sheets of 5)


Commercial hazardous waste disposal

The Region of Waterloo's landfill sites are not licensed to receive hazardous waste from industrial or commercial sources. Disposal of hazardous waste in local sanitary landfills is a serious offence under Provincial legislation.
Information regarding proper disposal procedures and guidelines can be obtained from the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change.

Check our list of haulers and other information in our Workplace Waste Reduction and Recycling Directory.