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Big Bin Events allow residents to dispose of household items too large for regular collection at no charge.
The 2024 Big Bin Events schedule will be posted in the spring.
The City of Edmonton hosts Big Bin events for household items that can’t be set out for regular waste collection. Several weekend events are held in various locations throughout the City each year.
City residents can drop off items such as old couches, chairs, mattresses, and appliances free of charge. Computers and other electronics will also be accepted for recycling.
Materials Accepted at No Cost
- 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 (will be recycled)
- Yard waste, including branches no longer than 1.2 metres (4 feet) by 0.75 metres (2.5 feet) in diameter
Materials Not Accepted
- Reuse items will not be accepted at Big Bin Events. Please bring reusable items to the Reuse Centre, or use the Reuse Directory to find a place for your items.