Waste Disposal

Solid Waste

GFL Environmental Inc. picks up solid waste every Tuesday, exceptions made for some holidays.  Each property is assigned a 48 gallon cart with a charge of $23.00 per month.  If you require a larger cart please contact the Town Office for prices and to arrange for an upgrade.  Garbage must be secured in bags or boxes and placed in the garbage cart and the cart placed on the street no earlier than 5:00 pm Monday for collection starting at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday.   Once collected, please remove cart from collection point as soon as possible, no later than by 7:00 a.m. Wednesday.   Residents wishing to haul their own garbage must transport it to the Regional Landfill Site located at 55228 Range Road 35, where there is a charge of $57.50 per tonne.  Please contact the Main Landfill Site at 780-967-3466 regarding specific disposal questions.  The transfer station situated just north of Town is a County facility for County residents only.  If you choose to haul your own garbage, you are NOT exempt from the monthly disposal charge.

Businesses unable to dispose of waste in the garbage cart are required to rent a commercial bin from GFL Environmental Inc. at 780-444-8805.   

Organics

Organics are collected every Tuesday from the beginning of May through October inclusive in the 96 gallon cart with the green lid which is also assigned to each property.  Organic materials are:  vegetable, fruit & egg waste, coffee grinds, grass clippings, small branches, leaves, prunings, garden foliage & weeds.  Place materials directly in cart—NO bags.  Please place your trash cart & organics cart at least 4 feet apart at your pick up point.

Curbside Recycling


A weekly curbside recycling program is operated by GFL Environmental Inc.  Residential customers will see a recycle fee charge of $4.25 on their monthly utility bill.  Please place items in transparent recycle bags , bundle corrugated cardboard under bags and place on the front curb by 7:00 a.m. on Tuesdays.  Acceptable items include: mixed paper & boxboard, newspaper, magazines, phone books, catalogues, cereal boxes, office paper, pasta boxes.  Clean mixed containers such as milk jugs, milk cartons, tin food cans, glass food jars, rigid plastic containers (no lids), beverage containers.

DO NOT INCLUDE
:  Styrofoam, soiled paper, plastic bags, plastic film, bubble wrap, lids, diapers, ceramic, scrap metal or wood, food or yard waste.  NO sharp objects, needles, blades or broken glass.