Blue Bag Recycling
- No sorting or tags needed
- There is no limit to the number of clear Blue Bag(s) residents can put at the curbside
- Please ensure only appropriate materials are put in your Blue Bag(s)
- Blue Bag(s) can be purchased at any grocery or hardware store that sells garbage bags
- Please remember to tie your Blue Bag(s) at the top
- Corrugated Cardboard
flatten, fold and place beneath blue bags (maximum size is three feet by three feet)
- Newsprint/Heavy Paper
newspaper, magazines, phone books, catalogues, flyers
collapsed cereal boxes, pasta boxes, shoe boxes, etc.
- Mixed Paper
office paper, gift wrap, junk mail, paperback books, paper bags, etc.
- Deposit Items*
milk cartons and jugs, pop and beer cans, wine, water, beer, juice boxes and juice tetra packs
metal cans and plastic household containers such as laundry bottles and food and beverage, food, soup) containers The recycle symbol is found on the bottom of the plastic container and looks like:
*Please ensure all containers and deposit items are rinsed and caps and lids are discarded.
Household Hazardous Waste
|Household hazardous wastes include products that are:||Examples|
|Corrosive - can eat away at surfaces, even skin||Batteries, drain cleaners and oven cleaners|
|Flammable - burns or ignites easily||Paints, oils and BBQ starters|
|Explosive - can explode when mixed with other chemicals or react under pressure or heat||Aerosols and propane tanks|
|Toxic/Poison - can be poisonous or lethal to living organisms, even in small quantities||Bleach cleaning fluids and pesticides|
|For a list of common household hazardous wastes you may not even realize are hazardous, visit the Alberta Environment website (Note: the Town's Household Hazardous Waste Round-up only accepts certain materials).|
- batteries (household and automotive)
- brake fluid
- motor oil and filters
- fluorescent light bulbs and tubes
- herbicides, insecticides and lawn care products
- old prescription and over-the-counter medications
- propane tanks
- pool chemicals
- household cleaners
- paints, paint cleaners and solvents
- adhesives and polishes
- bug sprays, pesticides, poisons
- and more.
Acceptable E-waste materials include:
- cables/speakers(household or car)
- printers/printer combinations
Electronic Recycling Association
For additional information, check out their website at http://www.era.ca/
Recycle My Cell
Recycle My Cell currently has over 400 locations within Alberta. Each location accepts used or unwanted wireless devices regardless of make, model or condition. Residents are able to determine whether a physical drop-off location is accessible to them by entering their postal code at recyclemycell.ca. The website also provides the most up-to-date information as new drop-off locations become available. In the event residents are not able to go to a location, they also have the option to print a pre-paid mailing label and mail their device through Canada Post.
The website also includes steps on how to delete personal information from wireless devices, provides answers to frequently asked questions, and highlights the various programs operated by their partners.