Welcome to the LRWSC Website

Lacombe Regional Waste Services Commission owns and operates five solid waste management facilities within the Lacombe County boundaries.  We have transfer sites at or near Eckville, Bentley, Alix/Mirror, Spruceville, and a transfer site and class 3 landfill at our Prentiss location (see map below).

We currently transport nearly 10,000 MT of MSW to the class 2 landfill at West Dried Meat Lake.  We are licensed to landfill 10,000 MT of dry rubble annually at our Prentiss site, but through co-operative diversionary tactics, we strive to reduce landfill volumes each year.

Please click on the above categories to find specific details and information.  Under transfer sites, you will find all information about each site.

LRWSC 2020 Closures and Notifications

NOTICE TO RESIDENTS

Effective July 1, 2020 all LRWSC sites will require proof of Lacombe County residency to accept waste.  Proof of residency in the form of a utility bill showing a property service address and name will be requested by the attendant prior to unloading waste material.  No information will be recorded, only a verification by the attendant.  Any loads without proof of residency will be refused.  LRWSC apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause, but it has become necessary due to out of county residents utilizing our sites. 

 

COVID-19 Pandemic

 

LRWSC is concerned with the public's and our staff's safety in regards to the Province of Alberta's update to the COVID-19 pandemic.  We ask that members of the public do not touch, or enter the offices of our Alix/Mirror, Spruceville, Bentley, and Eckville transfer sites.  Those site attendants will direct and address your questions through the office window, or from a safe distance (3m) outside.  We will strive to keep all sites at normal operating hours during this time.  Please check for updates regarding hours of operation, and affected sites here.

 

Check in with Site Attendant at all times before unloading material!

 

Burn Pits:

Burn Pits at all LRWSC sites may be forced to close during County Imposed Fire Bans. 

Burn Barrels:

No "hot" material permitted.  Cold material may be dumped in the designated area of each site.  No dumping into Compactor Hopper!

Demolition Waste Material:

We can not accept demolition material at our Landfill without an Asbestos Free Certificate.

 

Please contact us for further information: 403-782-5300 or 403-782-6391 

 

 

2020 LRWSC Site Closures (for regularly scheduled days):

All LRWSC sites are closed Sunday

Prentiss closed - February 17, April 10 & 13, May 18, July 1, August 3, September 7, October 12, November 11, December 24, 25, 26, December 31 @ 2:00 pm, January 1

Alix/Mirror closed - April 10, December 24, 25 & 26, December 31 @ 2:00 pm, January 1

Bentley closed - April 10, December 24, 25 & 26, December 31 @ 2:00 pm, January 1 

Eckville closed -  July 1, November 11, December 26

Spruceville closed -  July 1, November 11, December 26

 

                                             

 

 

Contact Us

PRENTISS LANDFILL

RR 4, Site 3, Box 18

Lacombe AB T4L 2N4

Phone: (403) 782-5300

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Administration (403) 782-8970

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LRWSC Commission Manager

Jay Hohn

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LRWSC Operations Manager

Wayne Huston

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Board Members

 

Chair: Grant Creasey, Lacombe City Mayor

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Thalia Hibbs, City of Lacombe Councillor

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Barb Shepherd, Lacombe County Councillor

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John Ireland, Lacombe County Councillor

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Barb Gilliat, Village of Alix Councillor

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Neil Maki, Town of Bentley Councillor

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Colleen Ebden, Town of Eckville Councillor

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Susan Russell, Village of Clive Councillor

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Brief Background

LRSWA was established August 15, 1984 with implementation in 1987. Capital cost to implement was 1.6 Million. Responsible for management of solid waste for seven members, Lacombe County, City of Lacombe, Town of Bentley, Town of Blackfalds, Town of Eckville, Village of Alix and Village of Clive. Originally there were 6 transfer sites, Eckville, Bentley, Spruceville, Alix/ Mirror, Blackfalds and Prentiss. Blackfalds opted out of membership in 2010, closing the Blackfalds transfer site. Lacombe County managed and administrated LRSWA until December 2013. LRSWA applied for Commission Status and became Lacombe Regional Waste Services Commission (LRWSC) in January 2014.

Historical Highlights:

1999- 20 year agreement with West Dried Meat Lake Landfill

2003- 50 year Post Closure Reserve implemented

2005- In-house hauling to West Dried Meat Landfill

        - New buildings in Alix & Eckville

2007- Year-round Household Hazardous Waste facility and eWaste facility at the Prentiss Site

2009- Future Initiatives Reserve implemented

2010- Alberta Recylcing Excellence Recognition

2013- Order in Council establishing the Commission

        - Strategic Plan Workshop

2014- Recycling agreement signed with the Town of Bentley

         - New building at Spruceville

         - eWaste collection at Eckville and Alix/Mirror

2019- Strategic Plan Workshop

2020- 5 year agreement with West Dried Meat Lake Landfill

 

What is LRWSC?

The Lacombe Regional Waste Services Commission is made up of members from municipalities within the boundaries of Lacombe County. The members of the Commission are; City of Lacombe, Lacombe County, Town of Eckville, Town of Bentley, Village of Clive and Village of Alix.

The Commission is governed by a Board of Directors and a Manager who is the Administrative Head of the Commission.

The two larger municipalities, City of Lacombe and Lacombe County, each have two representatives on the Board, while the smaller four municipalities each have one representative on the Board for a total of eight Board Members.