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Waste management services, programs, locations and fees. Information about garbage, recycling and waste reduction.

COVID-19 Information

Waste Facilities

  • Eco Stations are open from 11am-7pm, 7 days a week until the fall
  • The reuse areas within the Kennedale and Ambleside Eco Stations will remain closed until Stage 3 of the province’s relaunch plan or the end of August, whichever is later
  • Paint drop off is open

Edmonton Waste Management Centre Hours

Reduced weekday hours at the Edmonton Waste Management Centre (EWMC), until further notice. Residents and contractors can also visit the Kennedale Eco Station Monday - Sunday from 11am-7pm to dispose of most waste items. Double check to make sure your waste will be accepted at an Eco Station before visiting.

Days Time
Monday-Friday 7:30am-5:30pm
Saturday-Sunday 8am-5pm
Statutory Holidays 8am-5pm


Payments

Cash payments are not available at Eco Stations or the EWMC until further notice. Only credit card and Interac payments will be accepted.

Reminder: Practice physical distancing guidelines when visiting an Eco Station or approaching your waste collector. 

Reduced Waste Utility Rates

Reduced waste utility rates will be in effect from June 1 to December 31, 2020. The new monthly rates are:

  • $46.52 for curbside/alley collection
  • $30.23 for bin collection
  • $33.48 for transitional multi-unit customers

There are no planned changes to how waste is collected or processed as a result of the rate reduction. You will continue to receive the same level of service for waste collection.  Learn more at edmonton.ca/COVID-19.

Waste Management System

With residents’ help, Edmonton’s integrated and sustainable waste management system has a goal of diverting 90% of residential waste from landfill.

Not sure what goes in the recycling, garbage or dropped at an Eco Station? Take the guesswork out of sorting your waste by using the WasteWise tool. Search your collection day, set up a collection reminder and play a fun family game.

WasteWise

Alternate Service Options

Waste Services

Eco Stations

AmblesideKennedale, Coronation and Strathcona Eco Stations are open every day, from 11am to 7pm. They are closed on statutory holidays.

Paint exchange is not being accepted at any Eco Station until further notice.

Cash payments no longer accepted until further notice.

Visit edmonton.ca/ecostations for more information.

Reuse Centre

Closed for business, including drop-offs, until further notice.

Edmonton Waste Management Centre

Reduced weekday hours begin June 29:

  • 7:30am-5:30pm, Monday-Friday
  • 8am-5pm, Saturday, Sunday, holidays

Residents and contractors can also visit the Kennedale Eco Station Monday - Sunday from 11am-7pm to dispose of most waste items. Double check to make sure your waste will be accepted at an Eco Station before visiting.

Cash payments no longer accepted until further notice.

Questions about your Utility Rate Changes? Learn more here.

Our four Eco Stations accept batteries and other household hazardous waste and electronics for free.

Changes are coming to the way you sort and manage waste, at home and at work.

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

Learn about the facilities and services at the EWMC.

Find out what items you can recycle in your blue bag, blue bin or at Recycling Depots.
Give stuff a second life. Residents are encouraged to reuse household items and reduce waste.
Programs and tips that will help you to reduce, reuse and recycle your waste.
Curious about waste? The City offers highly acclaimed facility tours and classroom presentations.

For More Information

Telephone

In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Email wasteman@edmonton.ca

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