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Holiday garbage, recycling and composting 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.

Holiday 2018 collection changes

There is no pick up on Christmas Day or New Year's Day for single-family homes..

If your blue, green or black cart collection normally falls on one of these days, your collection day will be one day earlier these weeks:

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

There are no changes to collection for Christmas Eve.

Multi-family dwellings and those served by a commercial vendor should check with your property's service provider for holiday schedules.