Edmonton Waste Management Centre
Come tour the world-famous Edmonton Waste Management Centre. With its unique collection of advanced recycling and composting facilities, it’s been called “the ultimate waste theme park.” Discover how recyclables get sorted, how old computers get recycled and how your garbage gets turned into compost or methanol.
When: Any group of ten or more can book tour for any available time. Individuals or smaller groups can go on public tours held every Friday at 10am and 1pm.
Duration: 2 hours
To book: Reservations are required. Call 780-496-6879.
Please note: Tours are not recommended for children younger than 9-years old.
For more information: See our Tour FAQ page.
“AMAZING! Thank you for the opportunity to learn! We were just so impressed by all the work and brains that has gone into the Centre. Very impressive, and we've already been recommending the tour and learning more (and bagless mowing!) to everyone we know. It made me just a little bit MORE proud to be an Edmontonian.”
The Reuse Centre 6835 – 83 Street
Visit the Reuse Centre to see how everyday items get a chance at a second life, through the generous donations of Edmonton residents. Reuse tips and tricks guaranteed to inspire. Tours are suitable for ages 6 and older.
When: Fridays 9am-11am, year-round
Duration: 2 hours
To book: call 780-495-9851
That's Not Garbage!
It's true! With Edmonton’s world-leading waste management system, hardly anything is truly garbage any more. You can reuse it, recycle it, compost it, grasscycle it, and Eco Station it… and soon the rest will be turned into biofuel! Let us tell you about it, and learn how residents can help Edmonton get to 90% waste diversion from landfill.
For any business or community group of 15 or more.
When: pick the day, evening or weekend, and we will come and see you
Duration: 1 hour
To book: call 780-496-5404
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