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Waste and recycling bin in front of high rise building

The following guidelines will help land developers, architects and property managers design and construct waste storage and set-out areas that are safe, efficient and conform to City of Edmonton requirements.

Waste Storage Guidelines Document

This guidelines document contains all the essential information for setting up a waste collection storage area at a residential property in Edmonton.

Waste Storage Requirements Checklist

This handy checklist will ensure you've covered all of the bases such as access and exit, storage areas, enclosures and bin pads.

Front Load Bin Dimensions

Always make sure it fits... Review our bin dimensions to find the size and weight configurations of front load waste bins used by the City of Edmonton.

Waste Collection Vehicle Specifications

Find out the length, height and turning radius of the front loading and manual side loading waste collection vehicles.

Back Lane/Alley Collection Requirements

Approach angle requirement for automated back lane/alley collection.

Wheeled and Non-Wheeled Bin Enclosure Plans

Sample drawings illustrating different types of bin enclosure configurations:

non-wheeled waste bin enclosure configurations

outdoor wheeled waste bin enclosure configurations

Turnaround Dimensions

Hammerhead and cul-de-sac turnaround dimensions for waste collection vehicles.

Building a Garbage Stand

Information on building a garbage stand for bags and cans.

For More Information

Telephone

In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Email wasteman@edmonton.ca

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