Ecocentres and waste transfer centre
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Ecocentres and waste transfer centre
Ecocentres and waste transfer centre

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Many of your recoverable and valorizable materials will be accepted at both of the ecocentres. Access is free for Gatineau residents. Proof of residence will be required.

Waste transfer centre

Household garbage, bulky waste and certain recoverables can be dropped off at the waste transfer centre. There may be a fee.

Address and hours of operation

Rates and accepted materials

Access to the ecocentres is free for Gatineau residents. The rates at the waste transfer centre vary depending on the user.

There is no limit on quantities for residents. Other users are limited to one load, which is the equivalent of 1 m3, or the contents of a 2.44 x 1.22 x 3.30 metre (8 x 4 x 1 foot) trailer.

Payment methods: credit card, debit card or cash.


  • Be sure to sort your items before dropping them off at the ecocentre or the waste transfer centre so that you can unload them more quickly and safely.
  • You are responsible for manually unloading your items. The attendants are not required to help you. If you think that you will need help, then bring someone with you.
  • Dump trailers may only be used for rubble and asphalt shingles.
  • Gatineau reserves the right to refuse any load of construction residues mixed with household garbage or other items that are not accepted.



About Gatineau

Recognized for its quality of life, Gatineau is a city of 285,000 inhabitants. It is located on the north shore of the Ottawa River, and extends east and west of the Gatineau River.

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