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Lethbridge County recycling trailer

Recycling trailers are located throughout Lethbridge County.  View the menu below for more information on locations and what materials are accepted.

Call 403-732-5333
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 CityCommunity Hall
 Iron SpringsPostal Boxes
 McNallyCommunity Hall
 MonarchCommunity Hall
 NoblefordTransfer Station
 Picture ButteSouth of Picture Butte postal box kiosk
 ReadymadeCommunity Hall
 Shaughnessy1st Street & Highway 25
 TurinPost Office

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)
    non-glossy flyers
    T.V. Guide
    comics (printed on newsprint)
    all glossy magazines, coupons and paper
    computer paper
    white bond paper

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

  • cardboard (flatten boxes)
    corrugated boxes
    cereal boxes
    pasta, pizza boxes
    facial tissue boxes
    paper towels and toilet paper rolls
    construction paper
    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)
    milk jugs
    dishwasher containers
    bleach jugs, etc.
    separated milk jugs

  • empty, rolled grain bags and silage plastic (Iron Springs Transfer Station ONLY) - baler is on-site to roll plastics
    • call 403-732-5333 to register for free on-farm pick up of farm plastics

Electronics Recycling

Televisions, computers and peripherals are collected for recycling at the following Transfer Stations:

Station NamePhone Number
Iron Springs403-738-4964
Picture Butte403-732-4250

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 are NOT ACCEPTED

  • 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
  • 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.  

  • Silage plastic and bale wrap can be picked up monthly at no charge from your farm by CleanFarms. Call 403-732-5333 to be added to the pick up list.
  • The Iron Springs transfer station accepts grain bags, silage plastic and bale wrap for recycling. Plastics must be rolled first, however there is a manual baler conveniently available at the transfer station.

Click the links for more information:

Instructions on recycling ag plastics