Landfill Guide

Leachate Pond

Leachate is the liquid waste formed when rain and snow melt drain through the waste deposits of landfills. At the Fredericton site…

Landfill Gas to Energy

Fredericton Region Solid Waste strives to be good stewards of the environment in all aspects of its business. Nowhere is this more…

Tire Pile

All tires sold in the province are subject to a $4.50 (depending on size) surcharge, which covers the cost of recycling the…

Scrap Metal

As part of the Commission’s waste diversion program white goods and scrap metal delivered to the site are stockpiled for recycling. WHAT…

Wood Waste

As part of the Commission’s waste diversion program, wood waste delivered to the site is stored in a designated area. WHAT ARE…

Construction and Demolition Pile

Construction and Demolition Waste (C & D) arriving at the site is directed to a designated disposal area. WHAT ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS ARE…

Household Hazardous Waste

Fredericton Region Solid Waste handles all sorts of materials at its facility, but some require more specialized care than others. Household Hazardous…

Recycling Facility

The Recycling Facility (commonly referred to as a MRF – Materials Recovery Facility) employs 22 people. WHAT HAPPENS TO THE RECYCLABLE MATERIAL…

Garbage Baling Facility

Waste disposal at the landfill is enhanced by compacting the incoming waste into bales inside a large baler building. WHY BALE? Keeps…

Scale House

Situated at the entrance to the site the scalehouse serves as the control point for all vehicles arriving at the site. WHAT…

If you would like a representative from FRSW to make a presentation in your classroom, to your community group or to arrange a tour of the facility, please contact Brad Janes, manager of education and public relations at 444-0967 or brad@frswc.ca.

Printable Games

The following are downloadable educational tools and games regarding recycling for students. Please feel free to use them as you see fit.

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