Hours   Monday to Friday: 7:00 AM to 430 PM | Saturday: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (Please note commercial loads are not accepted on Saturdays)
Hours   Monday to Friday: 7:00 AM to 430 PM | Saturday: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (Please note commercial loads are not accepted on Saturdays)
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15111 Williams Road,
Richmond BC V6W 1G9
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Terms & Definitions

Definitions of commonly used terms.

Agricultural Quality Soil

Soil which has been relocated from a contaminated site, and which contains no substances with concentrations exceeding the applicable numerical soil standards for agricultural land.

Brush & Land Clearing Debris

Trees, stumps and associated vegetation and soil resulting primarily from land clearing.

Clean Fill

Inorganic soils, containing only small sized rocks and pieces of concrete or black top, such that the material is suitable for final cover. Wood or plastic are not permitted in Clean Fill.

Clean Soil

Soil which has been relocated from a site which is not a contaminated site, and which contains no substances with concentrations exceeding the applicable numerical soil standards for agricultural land.

Construction waste

Solid waste resulting from or produced by the construction of buildings, parking viagragen.com lots, bridges, roads, sidewalks, pipes or other man made structures.

Demolition waste

Solid waste resulting from or produced by the complete or partial destruction or tearing down of buildings, parking lots, bridges, roads, sidewalks or other man made structures Demolition waste does not include other wastes or materials that are contained within the structure that is demolished.

Excavation waste

Solid waste resulting from or produced by the excavation or digging out of building foundations, bridge footings, pipes or other man made structures.

Fire Damage

Refuse from a structure damaged by fire.

Industrial Quality Soil

Soil which has been relocated from any site, contains one or more substances with concentrations exceeding the applicable numerical soil standards for agricultural land, but contains no substances with concentrations exceeding the applicable numerical soil standards for industrial land.

Residential Quality Soil

Soil which has been relocated from a contaminated site, and which contains no substances with concentrations exceeding the applicable numerical soil standards for residential land.

Rubble

Clean Fill which contains larger rocks and/or pieces of concrete and brick without limitation as to quantity or size, together with small amounts of asphalt pavement and incidental amounts of non-treated wood or plastic.

Treated Lumber

Wood that has been chemically treated with preservatives including creosote.

Waste Soil

Soil which has been relocated from a contaminated site, contains one or more substances with concentrations exceeding the applicable numerical soil standards for industrial land, and is not classified as special waste.

Note: the terms “refuse” and “waste” are sometimes used interchangeably in approvals, permits, licences and Operational Certificates.

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