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Garbage & Recycling

Did you know?

The City of Edmonton diverts up to 60% of household waste from landfill through recycling and composting. The organic portionĀ of your household waste is sorted out and composted.

Garbage Collection

Waste Collection

Setting out your waste

Garbage and recycling is collected weekly on the same day of the week year-round.

Safety Tips

Collecting garbage safely

Collection Safety Tips

Find out some of the challenges faced by our collectors on a daily basis.

Eco Stations

Eco Station Waste Collection

Visit an Eco Station

Drop off your large items and household hazardous waste.


Reuse Centre

Give stuff a second life

Find places that want your unwanted items.


Recycling: Blue Bags

Know before you throw

What items can you recycle in your blue bag, blue bin or at Recycling Depots.


90 Ways to 90% Less Waste

90 Ways to 90% Less Waste

See videos of how to reduce waste. Submit your own video for a chance to win an iPad!

Edmonton Waste Management Centre

The place to take your waste

Get rates, hours, and learn what happens to your waste.


For more information:


In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Email wasteman@edmonton.ca