Earth First

Complete remediation and restoration of contaminated sites, including management of impacted soil and water.

Processing solutions

We deliver service excellence by performing the work smoothly, safely, and sustainably. Whether you are looking for a solution to deal with excess soil generated from construction and land development activities or contaminated solid non-hazardous soil generated from remediation programs, York1 has the answer.

Services Include
  • Remediation of contaminated soils
  • Beneficial re-use of excess soils
  • Processing of contaminated soils
  • In-situ soil remediation
  • Ex-situ soil remediation
  • Bioremediation
  • Biostimulation
  • Soil stabilization

Notable Works

York1 dump trucks at Coxwell Bypass Tunnel
Coxwell Tunnel Project

York1 has been responsible for the loading, transportation, and beneficial re-use of approximately 1.5 million tonnes of soil and rock from the Coxwell Tunnel project.

An excavator on top of a mountain of dirt and tree roots at the former Victoria Park landfill.
Victoria Park Landfill

York1’s scope of work included site surveying, clearing, and grubbing, construction of access roads, erosion and sediment controls, control of storm water, dewatering sediment ponds, re-location of methane system, off-site disposal of 80,000 mT of contaminated soils, earthworks, grading, Rapid Impact Compaction, importation of approximately 200,000 mT clean engineered fill, berm construction, installation of slope retention systems, supply and installation of topsoil and hydroseed.

Bathurst site clean-up with a paved piece of land with a chain link fence near the side walk.

The team was involved with the largest Environmental Clean-Up in Toronto – approx. $25 million at the Refiners and Smelters site on Bathurst Street, Toronto.