Landfill and Recycling
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.
We have extended the dump hours and days for the New Year.
OPEN: Tuesdays to Saturdays 11:00am to 6:00pm
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 http://conservationklondike.org
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