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Garbage and Recycling

Garbage and Recycling



The Town of Crossfield is pleased to provide curbside recycling for our residents. Collective Waste is the provider of this service and also does garbage collection. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your weekly collection, please call the Town Administration Office at 403-946-5565.



blue bins 


 Curbside Recycling


Curbside recycling is collected on Tuesdays. Every home is assigned a blue recycling bin and these bins stay with the home. The bin should be placed in its proper location by 7:00 a.m. Tuesday mornings.

For more information on cart placement and acceptable and non-acceptable materials see below.

Recycling and garbage are billed on your bi-monthly utility bill. Effective March, 2018, Curbside Recycling is $19.25 bi-monthly and the Commercial Recycling fee is $10.35 bi-monthly.  If you have any concerns regarding your blue cart, please call the Town office at 403-946-5565 or email us

 Garbage Pickup


Black bins are used for Garbage collection. Collection day is on Wednesday and the bin should be placed in its proper location by 7:00 a.m. Wednesday mornings.

Effective March 2018, the charge for garbage pickup is $29.00 bi-monthly. 

This charge may be waived for commercial and industrial businesses however a copy of a written contract with an alternate service provider, must be provided to the Town Administration Office.

  • Garbage pickup day will be established by the service provider but may be subject to change from time-to-time;

  • Garbage shall be placed in plastic bags designed for that purpose and be placed in containers designed for that purpose;

  • No bundle, barrel, bag, or container of garbage shall exceed the weight of 50 pounds or 22 kilograms;

  • Animal excrement must be placed in a separate plastic bag;

  • Garbage shall be set out at the property line at the rear of the property where back alleys are present and at the front property line where no back alleys are present.

 Waste Transfer Site and Recycling Depot


The Transfer site and recycling depot is located at 46 McCool Crescent, Crossfield. Access to the Transfer Site is off of Western Drive at the rear of the property.

transfer site map

Fees for use of the transfer site are:

Per bag - to a maximum 5 bags

$ 2.00

Half ton truck load


Over half ton truck load



The transfer site hours are:

Winter Months (October- April)

Summer Months (May - September)

Wednesday 12:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


The use of the Recycling Depot is free of charge

The Recycling Depot hours are:

Monday -Saturday 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Acceptable recycling materials are the same as curbside recycling. In addition you can also bring branches, leaves and organic compost to the recycle depot.



Please contact Collective Waste directly at (403) 460-1401.  Or the Town Office at 403-946-5565 or e-mail us for questions or further information.

 Electronics Recycling


Hours of Operation:

Monday to Saturday, 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.

Electronics: - an electronic bin is available at the Transfer Station for eligible electronics under Alberta's Electronic Recycling Program:

Acceptable electronics for recycling:

  • computers, servers
  • monitors - flat screen
  • laptop computers
  • desktop computers
  • multi-function printers
  • computer speakers
  • mouse
  • keyboards
  • computer cables
  • televisions (all sizes)
  • combo televisions