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

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)
  • Tires and scrap metal
  • Yard waste, including branches no longer than 1.2 m (4 ft) and 0.75 m (2.5 ft) in diameter

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.

2019 Big Bin Events

All events run from 9am-5pm.

Date Location Address
May 4-5 Commonwealth Stadium 112 Avenue & 90 Street
May 11-12 Coliseum Wayne Gretzky Drive (Southbound) & 119 Avenue
May 25-26 The Meadows Recreation Centre 2704 17 Street
June 1-2 Castle Downs 11520 153 Avenue
June 8-9 Callingwood 17740 69 Avenue
June 15-16 Woodcroft 13915 115 Avenue
June 22-23 Ellerslie Facility 2415 101 Street SW
August 17-18 Jasper Place 9200 163 Street
August 24-25 Clareview Recreation Centre 3804 139 Avenue
September 7-8 Terwillegar Recreation Centre 2051 Leger Road
September 14-15 Commonwealth Stadium 112 Avenue and 90 Street
September 21-22 SW District Yard 6609  Gateway Blvd

11,723 customers disposed of 1,262 tonnes of large waste items and 549 tonnes of recyclable items during the 2018 Big Bin Events.

For More Information


In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311


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