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Please place all noxious weeds in garbage bags and set them out for curbside waste pickup.

Not All Flowers Are Friendly

The City of Edmonton is on the hunt for noxious weeds on public and private property. These plants can:

  • Grow and spread quickly, invading crops and entire ecosystems
  • Out compete our native plants
  • Infest streams, riverbanks and waterways
  • Reduce native biodiversity

Herbicide Ban

The aim of the herbicide ban is to eliminate non-essential uses of herbicides on city-owned land while recognizing there are circumstances where herbicide use is required.

Reducing Exposure

Improving soil quality and manual weed control (hand pulling and digging) are the first choice in managing weeds. Herbicides are used as a last resort when these other methods are not reliable or feasible enough to meet legal requirements and parkland standards. Learn more about the City's efforts to reduce exposure to herbicides.

Find information about all the weeds regulated in Alberta and how to identify them.
The City's approach to controlling dandelions and other broad leaf weeds.
What you can do to control a weed problem on your property.
Find a weed pulling event in a community near you.

For More Information

Weed Management


In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311


Weed Enforcement


 In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Fax 780-496-6054

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