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Holiday garbage, recycling and composting collection schedule

Below you will find the residential garbage, recycling and composting collection schedule for The City of Calgary during statutory holidays.

For your regular collection schedule (including how to download a calendar or set up free reminders), please visit the collection day schedule page.

In 2018, there are no changes to blue, green or black cart pick up on the following statutory holidays:

  • Family Day
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Sunday
  • Easter Monday
  • Victoria Day
  • Canada Day
  • Heritage Day
  • Labour Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Remembrance Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Boxing Day
  • New Year's Eve

There is no pick up on Christmas Day or New Year's Day. If your blue, green or black cart collection falls on one of these days, your collection day will be moved up one day earlier:

  • Christmas Day (Tuesday, December 25, 2018) pick up will move to Monday, December 24, 2018.
  • New Year's Day (Tuesday, January 1, 2019) pick up will move to Monday, December 31, 2018.