Parr Road Green Depot


45175 Parr Road 

December 1st to February 28th
Monday & Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Tuesday - Friday 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
March 1st to November 30th
Monday - Saturday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
CLOSED Sundays and the following holidays:
New Year's Day - January 1
Family Day - February 18
Good Friday - April 19
Victoria Day - May 20
Canada Day - July 1
B.C. Day - August 5
Labour Day - September 2
Thanksgiving Day - October 14
Remembrance Day - November 11
Christmas Day - December 25
Boxing Day - December 26

The Parr Road Green Depot is operated by BioCentral. For additional information please call Andres Moreno, BioCentral's Project Manager, at 604-997-0515, or the City's Engineering Department at 604-793-2907.

Disposing of Large Diameter Clean Wood and Yard Waste Pieces Greater than 360 mm in Diameter?

The Parr Road Green Depot does not accept clean wood and yard waste pieces such as stumps, logs, log cut offs, firewood, and large diameter tree trimmings that are greater than 360 mm in diameter. Click here for alternate disposal options for those types of materials, or visit the link "Disposal Options - Large Diameter Clean Wood and Yard Waste" at the bottom of the page.

Soil products now for sale! (see info below)
  • Yard Waste
  • Sorted Construction and Demolition Wood Waste (free of paints, stains, and treatments, nails and screws ok)
  • Plywood
  • Oriented Strand Board (OSB)
  • Particle Board
  • Material in plastic bags (must empty, then take your bags)
  • Painted or stained wood
  • Treated, creosoted, or other preserved woods
  • Clean Wood and Yard Waste pieces greater than 360 mm in diameter
  • Household Waste, including Kitchen Waste
  • Tires
  • Drywall/ Gypsum
  • Plastics
  • Metals

* Note: Surcharges can apply for contaminated loads 

Disposal Fees At Parr Road Green Depot

(As per Bylaw No. 4330)

Type of Material    Fee
CLEAN WOOD MATERIALS AND YARD WASTE grass clipping, leaves, prunings, trimmings, branches, clean construction or demolition wood waste $55 per tonne
  • Flat rate $5.00 plus tax. (Up to 90 kg)
INVASIVE PLANTS Japanese Knotweed, etc.

$75 per tonne

  • Flat rate $7.50 plus tax. (Up to 100 kg)

*Note that all fees may be rounded up to the nearest $0.25 where applicable. Standard taxes apply to all loads.


1) Soil Amender - Compost, screened with 1/2" screen - $25.00 per yard +Tax

  • Description: Produced locally and heated to a temperature that kills all pathogens and weed seeds.
  • Usage: Apply 1 to 2 inches to existing gardens to increase nutrients and help retain water.
  • Volume: 5, 10, & 20kg bags or by the yard.

2) Growing Medium - A mixture of compost and sand - $26.00 per yard +Tax

  • Description: A sand and compost blend (Topsoil) with no pathogens or weed seeds.
  • Usage: Perfect for creating new gardens or adding nutrition to an existing one.
  • Volume: 5, 10, & 20kg bags or by the yard.

3) Bright Bark Mulch - Screened to 1" - $25.00 per yard +Tax

  • Description: A rich brown colour with uniform size.
  • Usage: To be used as a top-dressing.
  • Volume: 5, 10, & 20kg bags or by the yard.

4) Aged Black Bark Mulch - Screened to 1 inch -$27.00 per yard +Tax

  • Description: Dark black in colour, containing compost for extra nutrients and a mix of bark species.
  • Usage: To be used as a top-dressing.
  • Volume: 5, 10, & 20kg bags or by the yard.

5) Sand - $12.00 per yard + Tax

  • Description: Extracted from a local sand bank.
  • Usage: Drainage for lawns and gardens, sand boxes, and playgrounds.
  • Volume: 5, 10, & 20kg bags or by the yard.

6) Earth Machine Backyard Compost Bin - Call for pricing

  • Description: An 80 gallon black lidded bin.
  • Usage: Backyard composting.
  • Volume: Per unit.

* Call 604.997.0515 for local landscape product delivery costs.


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