There are a few convenient ways to dispose of yard waste in Whistler.
From April to November residential (non-commercial) yard waste can be dropped off free of charge at the Nesters Waste Depot daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The following items are accepted:
- Grass, leaves, branches (up to 10 cm in diameter), twigs
- Weeds, flowers and house plants (no pots) with dirt shaken off
- Minimal dirt or sand
These materials are not accepted in the yard waste bin:
- Dirt and gravel
- Plastic bags
- Paving stone or concrete
- Wood with paint or glue
- Plywood or fiberboard
Invasive plants are accepted, but must be separated into the bins marked “Invasive Only”.
Waste Transfer Station yard waste drop-off
Residents can drop off yard waste year-round , and commercial landscapers must drop off yard waste at the Waste Transfer Station in the Callaghan Valley. Tipping fees apply.
Invasive plants are accepted, but must be separated into the bins marked “Invasive Only".
The FireSmart Community Chipper Days are completely booked for fall 2018. Check back in the spring 2019 for additional opportunties.
Garden debris burning not permitted
Garden debris burning is not permitted in Whistler. Yard waste drop-off and community chipper day services keep yard waste out of the landfill, support homeowners' FireSmart activities and protect Whistler's air quality.