Solid Waste

Solid Waste Curbside Collection

The solid waste curbside collection schedule for the Town of Altona is as follows:

  • Southeast – Tuesday
  • Southwest – Wednesday
  • Northwest – Thursday
  • Northeast – Friday

Please Note: All garbage must be at the curb by 7:00 a.m.

Single-family and two-family dwellings are allowed 2 garbage bags per week and multi-family dwellings are allowed only one garbage bag per week. Any bags above the limit must have a garbage bag tag. Garbage bag tags are available for $2.00 each and may be purchased at the Altona Civic Centre. As per Workplace Health & Safety regulations, all garbage bags must weigh less than 50 pounds.

scaleWaste Disposal Site

The Altona/Municipality of Rhineland Waste Disposal Site tipping fees have increased as of July 18th, 2018. The following weight-based rates apply:

General Garbage (per metric tonne): $50.00

Minimum Rate (up to 200 kg): $10.00

Clean Shingles (not contaminated with other construction materials) $40.00

Clean Wood/Clean Fill (per metric tonne): $40.00

Branches / brush: FREE

Garbage from outside Altona / Rhineland boundaries (per metric tonne): $75.00

We ask that all incoming and exiting traffic pay attention to the lights and signage posted at the weigh-scale. Please reduce speed and come to a full stop on the scale platform. All drivers must report to the scale operator in the office for load identification and instructions (incoming loads) as well as payment (exiting vehicles). Payments by credit or debit are accepted.

For more information on rates please contact Clint Derksen at 204-324-6439 or email:

A used oil recycling depot is also located at the Altona /Municipality of Rhineland Waste Disposal Site. Used oil, oil filters or containers are accepted for recycling at no charge. Tires are also accepted at no charge.

Hours of Operation

Contact the Waste Disposal site at 204-324-1379

Tuesday – Saturday – 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Closed – Sunday and Monday


2020 Waste Collection Calendar (PDF)