Landfill-free Alberta: a transformative vision

Oct 26, 2016

At 1,052 kg per capita/year, Alberta has the highest municipal solid waste (MSW) generation rate in Canada – and most of this waste is landfilled. There are around 150 active landfills and 600 wastewater lagoons in Alberta and the government spends $80 million per year providing municipalities with landfill funding.