Recycling Information


Recycling Notes of Interest

  • Please see the home page for the recycling calendar
  • To aid in the efficiency of the recycling process products should be:
    • sorted
    • flattened
    • cleaned
  • Please remove caps and step on containers

Electronics Recycling

Televisions, Computers and Periferals are collected for recycling at the following Transfer Station Map:

  • Coaldale
  • Telephone (403) 345-4848
  • Iron Springs
  • Telephone (403) 738-4242
  • Nobleford
  • Telephone (403) 824-3232
  • Picture Butte
  • Telephone (403) 732-5757

    For more information on electronics recycling, visit Alberta Recycling Management Authority ( or call 1-888-999-8762 toll free.

    Accepted Recycle List

    1. Newsprint and Magazines

    • newspapers (inserts can stay in paper)
    • non-glossy flyers
    • T.V. Guide
    • comics (printed on newsprint)
    • all glossy magazines, coupons and paper
    • computer paper
    • white bond paper

    2. Mixed Paper

    • coloured computer paper
    • junk mail
    • note paper
    • envelopes (white or coloured)
    • loose leaf paper
    • non-glossy coupons
    • shredded paper, etc.

    3. Cardboard (Flatten Boxes)

    • corrugated boxes
    • cereal boxes
    • pasta, pizza boxes
    • kleenix boxes
    • paper towels and toilet paper rolls
    • construction paper
    • brown paper bags

    4. Tin Cans (Must have label removed and cleaned)

    • soup and vegetable cans
    • pet food cans, etc.

    5. Glass Jars (Labels and lids must be removed)

    • clear glass jars

    6. Plastic Containers (Must be rinsed out with cold water, caps removed and flattened)

    • #2 containers only (look on bottom of jug)
    • milk jugs
    • dishwasher containers
    • bleach jugs, etc.
    • separated milk jugs

    Following is a list of products that we currently DO NOT ACCEPT

    • waxed cardboard boxes
    • milk and juice cartons
    • telephone books
    • books with glued or wired bindings
    • wood
    • styrofoam (egg cartons, packing chips, etc.)
    • plastic bags
    • oil and solvent cans
    • aerosol cans
    • batteries
    • carbon paper
    • kleenix and paper towels
    • Christmas paper
    • paint cans

    If you would like more information regarding Recycling for the County, please contact:

    Craig Praskach
    Supervisor of Utility Services
    water email

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