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Waste and Recycling in Edmonton

This presentation is for newcomer organizations, ESL (English as a Second Language) classes, or any community groups with limited English skills. Explore Edmonton’s great waste management system. Learn what to recycle, what goes in the garbage and what items to take to an Eco Station. We will discuss the world-famous Edmonton Waste Management Centre and how the City is making compost and fuel from your garbage.

When: you pick the day, evening, or weekend and we will come and see you
Duration: 1.5 hours
To book: call 780-442-5079

Facility Tours

The Edmonton Waste Management Centre (EWMC)

Edmonton Waste Management Centre

Come see the world-famous Edmonton Waste Management Centre. With its unique collection of advanced recycling and composting facilities, it’s been called “the ultimate waste theme park.” Discover how recyclables get sorted, organic waste is turned into compost, e-waste is recycled, and waste is converted into methanol and ethanol.

When: offered Monday to Friday, year-round
Duration: 2 – 2.5 hours
To book: call 780-496-6879

The Reuse Centre: 6835 - 83 Street

Reuse Centre

Visit the Reuse Centre to see how everyday items get a chance at a second life, through the generous donations of Edmonton residents. Reuse tips and tricks guaranteed to inspire. Tours are suitable for ages 6 and older.

When: Fridays 9am-11am, year-round
Duration: 2 hours
To book: call 780-495-9851

For More Information


In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311


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