Recycling trailers are located throughout Lethbridge County. View the menu below for more information on locations and what materials are accepted.
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Recycling Trailer Locations
*Please note that the Picture Butte recycling trailer is on site at all times and are available for public access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
|Diamond City||Community Hall|
|Iron Springs||Postal Boxes|
|Picture Butte||South of Picture Butte postal box kiosk|
|Shaughnessy||1st Street & Highway 25|
To aid in the efficiency of the recycling process products should be cleaned, flattened, and sorted. Please remove all caps from containers.
Accepted Recycle List
- newsprint and magazines
newspapers (inserts can stay in paper)
comics (printed on newsprint)
all glossy magazines, coupons and paper
white bond paper
- mixed paper
coloured computer paper
envelopes (white or coloured)
loose leaf paper
shredded paper, etc.
- cardboard (flatten boxes)
pasta, pizza boxes
facial tissue boxes
paper towels and toilet paper rolls
brown paper bags
- tin cans (must have label removed and cleaned)
soup and vegetable cans
pet food cans, etc.
- glass jars (labels and lids must be removed)
clear glass jars
- plastic containers (must be rinsed out with cold water, caps removed and flattened)
#2 containers only (look on bottom of jug)
bleach jugs, etc.
separated milk jugs
- empty, rolled grain bags and twine (Iron Springs Transfer Station ONLY)
Rolled grain bags (visit Cleanfarms Grain Bags page for more information)
Televisions, computers and peripherals are collected for recycling at the following Transfer Stations:
|Station Name||Phone Number|
|Iron Springs||(403) 738-4964|
|Picture Butte||(403) 732-4250|
For more information on electronics recycling, visit the Alberta Recycling Management Authority website or call 1-888-999-8762 toll free.
The 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
- styrofoam (egg cartons, packing chips, etc.)
- plastic bags
- oil and solvent cans
- aerosol cans
- carbon paper
- facial tissue and paper towels
- Christmas wrapping paper
- paint cans
Lethbridge County has been selected by Alberta Recycling for a pilot project of agricultural plastic recycling. The Iron Springs transfer station accepts grain bags, silage plastic, bale wrap, and plastic bale twine for recycling. Grain bags must be rolled first, however there is a manual baler conveniently available at the transfer station to roll bags.
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