Banned and Prohibited Materials

Pender Island Waste Management can process Cardboard and Drywall

The items below are Prohibited at the Hartland Landfill:

  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Recyclable Paper
  • Green waste
  • Containers made of glass, metal or Banned Recycled Plastic (1, 2, 4 & 5)
  • Beverage containers (all except milk cartons)
  • Agricultural waste
  • Automobile bodies and parts
  • Barrels or drums in excess of 205 litres (45 gallons) whether full or empty
  • Biomedical waste
  • Dead animals
  • Electronics and electrical products (We do take away and recycle for an additional $5.00 per item)
  • Excrement
  • Gypsum
  • Hazardous waste
  • Hospital office waste
  • Inert fill materials including soil, sod, gravel, concrete and asphalt in quantities exceeding 0.5 cubic metres per load
  • Lead acid batteries
  • Liquids and sludge
  • Oil containers, oil filters, paint products, solvents and flammable liquids
  • Metal household or commercial appliances
  • pesticide products
  • pharmaceuticals
  • Radioactive and reactive waste
  • Refuse that is on fire, smouldering, flammable or explosive
  • Refuse that would cause undue risk of injury or occupational disease to any person at the Disposal Site or that would otherwise contravene the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
  • Tires
  • Any other Refuse that the Manager considers unsuitable for handling at the Disposal Site.