|Portage Regional Landfill
Site Manager: Robert Pohl Email: email@example.com
PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE REGIONAL LANDFILL
Residents may deliver waste to the Portage la Prairie Regional Landfill site located 12 km north of the City on PR 240 and 15 km east on PR 227. Tipping Fees of $42.00 per metric tonne apply to all City Residents and all Commercial Users within the RM of Portage. Tipping Fees for all users outside the Rural Municipality are $58.00 per metric tonne. Effective January 1, 2010, a $10 per metric tonne Waste Reduction and Recycling Support Levy has applied to most waste deposited in the landfill.
HOURS OF OPERATION FOR THE LANDFILL
Winter Hours – Effective November 1 to March 31
Summer Hours – Effective April 1 to October 31
Closed Sunday & Monday & All Statutory Holidays
|The Portage la Prairie Landfill Site at SW 22-13-5 on PR road #227 was established by the Municipality of Portage la Prairie in 1988. In 1991 the City of Portage la Prairie joined operation at this site. This is a Class 1 waste disposal facility currently operated by a joint Board of Directors appointed by the City of Portage la Prairie and the Municipality of Portage la Prairie.|
|The Landfill Site services the City and Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie, the Municipality of Norfolk Treherne, the Municipality of Woodlands and two First Nations communities. The mandate of the Board is to operate the facility in a self sustaining manner and in management acknowledges their responsibility in the protection and enhancement of the environment. This site provides for the disposal of household, commercial and industrial waste for the communities it serves.|
All vehicles hauling in waste are weighed and the tipping fees are applied in accordance with rates set by the Board.
Tarp and Strap All Loads
The Portage la Prairie Regional Landfill reminds you to take the time all of your waste makes it to the Landfill where it can be properly disposed of. The following reminders will help in accomplishing our goal of clean roadways:
Thank you in advance for your cooperation in keeping Portage and area clean and a place we all can be proud of.
The Landfill will be enforcing a $25.00 penalty for untarped loads so please take the time to secure your load properly.
The site is prohibited from receiving hazardous wastes i.e., oil, any flammable products, and chemicals of any kind.
Appliances Containing Freon
The Portage la Prairie Regional Landfill will be implementing the following program and fees to ensure that all Appliances Containing Freon are handled properly.
The Portage Landfill site operates pursuant to regulations under the Environment Act, Manitoba Regulation 150/91 and Operating Permit No RR-004
Members of the Board
Irvine Ferris (Chair), Garth Asham (Vice-Chair), Kevin Blight, Wayne Wall, Liz Driedger, Larry Gibbs