Earth
First

Whether it’s collecting and recycling community waste or hauling debris from a construction project, count on York1 to deliver efficient, cost-effective solutions that meet your needs while taking care of the planet.

York1 Environmental Services

We take great pride in making communities cleaner and greener, no matter the scale. Here’s what we do:

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SAFETY AND SUSTAINABILITY IN EVERYTHING WE DO

At York1, getting the work done right means delivering quality results and service safely and sustainably― for our workers, for the communities where we are working, and for the environment.

Your Community COmes First

  • Creation of site-specific health and safety plans for each project, including regular site audits.
  • Our team members are chosen because they share our values of respect and putting the customer first.
  • We go the extra mile to minimize noise, dirt, dust and disruption to the areas where we work.

We keep our workers safe

  • Our in-house health and safety committee promotes and supports ongoing worker safety training.
  • Our specialists licenses are kept up to date.

We Protect the Environment

  • By helping businesses and communities manage their waste better and divert as much as possible from landfills.
  • Through bioremediation and safe reuse of contaminated soil.

OUR CLIENTS

We’ve worked with the biggest names in construction and land development, on projects that have ranged from residential to commercial and public infrastructures.

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Aecon
Dragados
Ellisdon
Infrastructure ontario
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South Holdings
Tridel Build

NOTABLE WORK

With over 3 million metric tonnes of waste diverted from landfills, and over more than 70 years of experience, our teams have what it takes to make your business or community cleaner and greener.

Coxwell Bypass Tunnel

Coxwell Bypass Tunnel

York1 is helping to build the 10.5-kilometre tunnel, which will divert combined sewer overflow from entering Lake Ontario and the Don River.

Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant Outfall Tunnel

Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant Outfall Tunnel

Located beneath Lake Ontario, the 3.5 kilometre-long outfall tunnel will help clean up the city’s shorelines and beaches with treated water.

Peel Tunnel

Peel Tunnel

The 2.2 kilometre-long tunnel is helping develop residential areas in Mississauga by delivering improved and refreshed water to houses and apartments in Peel Region.

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