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

With residents’ help, Edmonton’s integrated and sustainable waste management system diverts over 50% of household waste from landfill through recycling and composting.

The organic portion of household waste is sorted out and composted at the Edmonton Waste Management Centre

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.


It's time to continue the conversation. Help us shape the future of waste by providing your input in person or online from February 10 to April 15, 2019.

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

Edmonton's world-leading waste processing and research facilities.

Keep Composting outdoors, year round!

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


In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311


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