Garbage and Recycling

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Garbage

Learn about our garbage collection program and your collection schedule.

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Recycling

Information on our Blue Box recycling program, how to request a Blue Box, recycling electronics and more.

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Yard Waste

Learn about the yard waste collection we offer from April to November.

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Landfill

The Waste Management Facility includes the landfill, interpretive centre, and household hazardous waste, yard waste and electronics drop-off depots.

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Green Cart Program

On a two-year pilot project, chosen households are able to deposit their organics, such as yard waste, food scraps, soiled paper and pet waste in a City-provided Green Cart for year-round, regular pickup and composting.

News & Notices

Open call for musicians to play ...

February 10, 2016

With patio season approaching, The City is looking for local musicians to take the stage at the Ross Street Patio Parties this summer.

Call for nominations for Mayor’s ...

February 9, 2016

Do you know someone deserving to be recognized by the Mayor for outstanding contributions to our community? Nominate them for a Mayor’s Recognition Award before time runs out.

Landfill incident prompts reminder ...

February 8, 2016

An important reminder to residents to ensure household hazardous waste is disposed of properly after a small explosion at Red Deer’s Waste Management Facility early Saturday morning.