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Big Bin Events allow residents to dispose of household items too large for regular collection at no charge.

Held in various locations throughout the city, Big Bin weekend events run from May to September each year with dates announced in April.

Did You Know?

11,322 customers disposed of 1,277 tonnes of large waste items and 488 tonnes of recyclable items during the 2017 Big Bin Events. Thank you to everyone who attended!

Materials Accepted

  • Couches, chairs, mattresses, and other household furniture items too large for curbside pickup
  • Fridges, freezers, washers, dryers and other large household appliances (will be recycled)
  • Computers, televisions and other household electronics (will be recycled)

Materials Not Accepted

Secure Your Load Properly

Residents are reminded to secure their load properly by tying large items to their vehicle and covering loose material with a tarp.

Reusable Items

Reuse Centre items will be accepted. Check our list of acceptable items.

If you have items that are in good condition and can be reused, you can donate them.

Our online Reuse Directory provides a list of charities and businesses that can reuse many gently used household items.

For More Information


In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311


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