Many of your recoverable and valorizable materials will be accepted at the ecocentres. Access is free for Gatineau residents. Proof of residence will be required. If you are a business representative or a resident of a neighbouring municipality, consult the rates and the list of accepted materials.
Household garbage, bulky waste and certain recoverables can be dropped off at the waste transfer centre. There may be a fee. Consult the rates and the list of accepted materials.
Fees for dropping off residual materials at an ecocentre and the waste transfer centre vary depending on the user and according to by-law 61-2006 on fees. As of January 1, 2024, residents and approved NPOs in Gatineau are entitled to three free loads of bulky waste annually at the ecocentres, a maximum of 2 m3 per load, per occupancy unit. A $9 fee will be charged for every additional load, for a maximum of 1 m3 per load, which is equivalent to the contents of a 2.44 x 1.22 x 0.3 metre (8 x 4 x 1 foot) trailer.
Small businesses are charged $9 for the first load at the ecocentre, for a maximum of 1 m3 per load.
Residents, small businesses and approved NPOs are charged the same fee for dropping off bulky waste at the waste transfer centre as they pay for household waste.
Accepted payment methods: credit card, debit card or cash.
Paul-et-Isabelle-Duchesnay arena parking lot, at 92 rue du Patrimoine (access from promenade Wychwood)
Only Gatineau residents can use the mobile ecocentres. Proof of residency will be required.
Commercial vehicles with lettering or an F plate, as well as entrepreneurs accompanied by a resident will be deemed small businesses and will be turned away.
The rules in effect at the ecocentres also apply at the mobile ecocentres.
To find out how to dispose of these materials, go to DTRITUS.
* Electronics will be recycled in accordance with an agreement with the Recycle My ElectronicsTM program.
Recognized for its quality of life, Gatineau is a city of 292,000 inhabitants. It is located on the north shore of the Ottawa River, and extends east and west of the Gatineau River.