Your Yard

Healthy Yards, Healthy Communities houses all The City’s environmentally responsible yard and garden programs and practices in one place, helping residents reduce their environmental impacts.

Healthy Yards, Healthy Communities
Garden Gourmet Compost Bin

Composting

Learn all about how to compost at home, work or school.

Mulch Rebate

Plant & Mulch Rebate

Purchase native or drought-tolerant plants, or permeable mulch and apply for a rebate of 50 per cent of the cost up to $50 – that’s up to $100 in rebates!

Man using a rain barrel to water his garden

Rain Barrels

Learn about the benefits of having a rain barrel and find out how to use one.

Front yard of a home designed using naturescaping principles

Naturescaping

Naturescaping helps you create an attractive landscape that saves time, money, and water.

Yard waste tree clippings

Yard Waste

Have your yard waste picked up as part of The City's waste and recycling program.

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Weeds

Learn about invasive weeds and the measures to take to get rid of them.

Fall tree

Trees

We all have a role to play in keeping Red Deer’s urban forest healthy and vibrant. Do your part to care for, monitor and stop the spread of tree insects and diseases in your trees and learn about Red Deer's tree programs.

News & Notices

Kidz Curbside Connections coming

July 3, 2020

Red Deer’s new Kidz Curbside Connections program will visit 16 neighbourhoods this summer to offer free activities and resources to families with young children.

Municipal Policing fees for service

July 3, 2020

In alignment with stage 2 of the provincial government relaunch, Municipal Policing Services will resume fee collection for services including criminal record checks, vulnerable sector check, fingerprinting and false alarm calls effective July 6, 2020.

Traffic disruptions for intersection

July 3, 2020

Motorists and pedestrians are advised of upcoming traffic disruptions as crews work to complete intersection improvements in July.