Bailey Sanitary Landfill - 5940 Matheson Road

Operating hours are
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday to Saturday

Closed Sundays and the following 2014 Statutory Holidays:
Jan 1 - New Years Day
February 10 - Family Day
April 18 - Good Friday
May 19 - Victoria Day
July 1 - Canada Day
Aug 4 - B.C. Day
Sept 1 - Labour Day
Oct 13 - Thanksgiving Day
Nov 11 - Remembrance Day
Dec 25 - Christmas Day

The Bailey Sanitary Landfill services the City of Chilliwack, District of Kent, Village of Harrison Hot Springs, and Electoral Areas "D" & "E" of the Fraser Valley Regional District, (Popkum, Bridal Falls, Chilliwack River Valley, Columbia Valley and Cultus Lake).

Recycling at the Bailey Landfill

Materials Banned from the Bailey Landfill

Disposal Fees at the Bailey Landfill

For further information call the City of Chilliwack's Engineering Department at
604-793-2907.  No phone number is available to contact the Bailey Landfill directly.

Bailey Landfill is located at 5940 Matheson  Road, off Bailey Road.

Location Map:

Recycling at the Bailey Sanitary Landfill

The following items can be taken to the Bailey Sanitary Landfill for recycling:   

  • gypsum wallboard
  • household batteries
  • wet cell batteries
  • fridges and freezers
  • scrap metal and tin
  • wood and yard waste for composting
  • propane tanks
  • The Municipal Recycling Depot at the Bailey Sanitary Landfill also accepts all items recyclable through the Curbside Recycling Program.

Materials Banned from the Bailey Sanitary Landfill:

Solid Waste Collection and Disposal Bylaw No. 3602 bans the tipping of various recyclable materials at Bailey Landfill.  The intent of this bylaw is to reduce the amount of waste landfilled each year.  Hazardous wastes are also banned from the Bailey Sanitary Landfill. 

The following materials are banned from the Bailey Sanitary Landfill:

  • hazardous waste
  • special waste as defined by the BC Ministry of Environment
  • biomedial waste, sharps or infectious materials
  • flammable, combustible or oxidizing materials
  • materials that can be recycled through the Curbside Recycling Program
  • beverage containers
  • trees, stumps, or large logs (exceeding 15 cm in diameter)
  • rubber tires
  • motor vehicle bodies and farm implements
  • carcasses, offal or viscera
  • semi-solid and liquid waste (raw sewage, septic tank sludge, grease trappings)
  • industrial or commercial spools
  • any single item larger than 3 cubic metres
  • waste oil, oil filters or oil containers

Please refer to the Waste Disposal and Recycling Options Chart for information on disposing or recycling various materials, including those listed above.

Disposal Fees

On March 1, 2014, disposal fees for general refuse (garbage, yard waste, metal) increased.  The City of Chilliwack strives to keep fees as low as possible and general refuse disposal rates at the Bailey Sanitary Landfill had not increased since 1991.  After an extensive financial review, it was determined that disposal fee increases were necessary in order to cover operating costs. 

Disposal Fees At Bailey Sanitary Landfill (Effective March 1, 2014)
Type of Material Fee* Unit
General Refuse
(weighing 0-50 kg)
$ 5.00 per vehicle
General Refuse
(weighing 51 kg to 5 tonnes per load)
$ 87.00 per metric tonne
General Refuse
(weighing more than 5 tonnes per load)
$ 82.00 per metric tonne
Gypsum for Recycling
(without prohibited contamination)
$ 125.00 per metric tonne
Permitted Special Waste Surcharge
(Waste Mgt. Branch Min. of Environment)
$ 200.00 per manifest

* rounded up to the nearest $0.25 where applicable

For a complete list of disposal fees and banned material surcharges, refer to Schedule "F" of the Solid Waste Collection and Disposal Bylaw at the bottom of this page.

Description Date File Size
Landfill Disposal Fees - Solid Waste Bylaw Schedule "F" 2014-03-01 14KB