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Waste & Recycling
Looking for operating hours, locations, and what types of materials are accepted? Check out our interactive map. Simply click on the landfill you’re interested in, and it will take you to an informative page with all you need to know.
Landfill/Transfer Stations for Waste & Recycling
The Municipal District provides residents with access to seven landfill/transfer stations along with several smaller community bin sites for household waste (PDF).
Here are our Waste Manager's Top Ten Tips For A Smoother Trip To The Landfill.
In addition, household garbage pick up service is provided to residents in the Hamlets of Ardmore and Fort Kent, and the subdivisions of Emerald Estates, Country Lane Estates and Country Side Estates.
Please note that landfill stations are closed on all standard holidays.
Door-To-Door Pick Up Information
Residents in Ardmore and Fort Kent and the subdivisions of Emerald Estates, Country Lane Estates and Country Side Estates have the black cart system in their neighbourhoods.
You can have updates on delays and schedule changes sent straight to your phone. Click here to sign up for the alerts.
View more information on the waste cart program (PDF).
Recycle, Recycle, Recycle!
Did you know the M.D. has an extensive recycling program? Click on the pamphlet to see what you can recycle, and where!
For more on this program, visit the Recycle website.
Grain Bag Recycling
Calling all grain producers.
Do you use grain bags? Do you wish there was a better, more environmentally friendly way of getting rid of them? Well the M.D.'s Agriculture and Waste Department has what you're looking for.
This spring, staff from Waste will be making appointments to bring our grain bag roller to you. And there's more good news – it's free.
What is a grain bag roller? It's a machine that will take those long pieces of plastic that used to cover and protect your grain in the field, and roll them up into nice, neat rolls. We'll come to your farm or field, roll up the plastic, and take it away.
The rolls will then be shipped to Southern Alberta, where they will be recycled into plastic pellets. In turn, the pellets will be made into any number of things, including fence posts, picnic tables, lawn furniture and park benches. The cost of shipping the plastic south will be covered by the recycling fee the M.D. will receive.
"This is another step in eliminating agricultural waste that is currently taking up space in our landfills," said Waste Manager, Brad Ollen.
If you're interested in setting up an appointment to get your grain bags recycled, call Brad at 780-826-3171.