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Multi-family food and yard waste in Calgary

As of Nov. 1, 2017, multi-family complexes like apartments and condos are required to separate food and yard waste from the garbage for composting or diversion.

Similar to our multi-family recycling requirements, building owners and managers have the choice to seek out a food and yard waste service provider, and decide the best way to offer and manage the service.

If your building does not have a food and yard waste program after Nov. 1, 2017, please ask your building owner or manager if they are setting up a program. If a program is not provided, please contact us by filling out the online request below:

Service Request

To learn more, visit our resident, owner and manager, or bylaw pages below.

Multi-family resident  
Multi-family resident
Find out what you need to do to divert food and yard waste in your building.
Multi-family Food and Yard Waste Bylaw 
Food and yard waste bylaw
Learn more about food and yard waste diversion requirements.
Muli-family Owners and Managers  
Owner or manager
Find out what you need to do to comply with the bylaw and what resources are available to you.
Multi-family Recycling Bylaw  
Recycling bylaw
Find out how to comply with the multi-family recycling bylaw.
Setting Up a Successful Multifamily Diversion Program  
Program tips
Find suggestions on how to promote recycling and food and yard waste diversion in your building.
Education Resources Multifamily Recycling  
Tools and resources
Find collection company listings, tools and guides, information sessions and presentations.