Landfill and Recycling

Quigley Landfill
The City of Dawson waste mangement facility is located on the Klondike Highway approximately 10km from downtown Dawson.   The facility offers waste disposal, composting and recycling options as well as a Freestore.

Quigley Landfill - Canada Day Closure
The Quigley Landfill will be closed for Canada Day, Saturday, July 1st, 2017.
Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, July 4th - 12:00pm to 7:00pm.

Quigley Landfill
Quigley Landfill is now operating on Summer Hours.
OPEN: Tuesdays to Saturdays 12:00pm to 7:00pm
CLOSED: Sundays, Mondays and Public Holidays

The Conservation Klondike Society (CKS) operates two recycling centres; one is located in downtown Dawson at 1067 2nd Avenue and the other is located at the Quigley Landfill.  For hours of operation or for more information, please visit their website at
or call 867-993-6666, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Recycling Guide(s)
Hazardous waste
Commercial Paper Pick Up 

A community compost is available at the landfill. Compost bins are located in the following three locations; bottom of Dome Road, Recreation Centre Parking Lot, and Dredge Pond Subdivision.

Composting can divert up to 50% of waste from the landfill. Please note — ONLY compostable (not biodegradable) bags can go in the compost.

What can you put in the community compost?            
Food scraps, teabags, coffee filters, soiled paper products like pizza boxes and napkins, waxed cartons, yard waste, sawdust etc.

What can you NOT to put in community compost?
Toilet paper, pet feces, cigarettes, carcasses, glass, plastic etc