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Recycling and Garbage

Recycling and Garbage


Curbside recycling

Curbside recycling will be 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.

Curbside recycling is collected Tuesdays. Every home is assigned a blue recycling bin, and these bins stay with the home. The bin should be placed in the same location as your garbage collection by 7:00 a.m. Tuesday mornings.

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


Garbage pickup

Garbage pickup is every Wednesday and is charged on your bi-monthly utility bill. The garbage charge is $27.00 every two months. Garbage should be put on by 7:00a.m. every Wednesday morning.

This charge may be waived for commercial and industrial businesses if the businesses provide to the Town Administration Office a copy of their written contract with an alternate service provider.

  • 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;

  • Extra bag tags are available for purchase at the Town Administration Office for $2.00 each.  Please note after May 11th, 2016  extra tags can only be used at the transfer site.


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.

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

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

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

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

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

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


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 RMW Consulting directly at 403-809-3474 or the Town Administration Office at 403-946-5565 or e-mail us for questions or further information.  

 **NEW** Paint is now being accepted at the Recycle Depot.

Electronics recycling

Hours of Operation:

Monday to Saturday, 8:00a.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