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Cleaning made simple

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Check out our online recycling search tool to find out what goes where

As you are cleaning around the house, yard and garage, make sure to find the right place for all your unwanted stuff.

Find the right place to get rid of all kinds of items in your house such as microwaves, used clothing, propane tanks, mattresses, batteries, paint and more.

If you're ever in doubt, check out our What Goes Where recycling and disposal search tool.

Around the yard

Spring yard waste
Our spring yard waste free drop-off at the landfills is now closed. Thank you for your participation.

Spring Yard Waste Calgary

Tools and other yard items
Put broken hoses and yard utensils in your black cart for disposal or bring to a City landfill. Usable garden tools and hoses can be donated to charity.

Calgary Landfill Locations and Hours

Propane tanks and cylinders
Bring your empty propane tanks and camping canisters to a household hazardous waste drop-off for safe disposal.

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Barbeques and lawnmowers
Take scrap metal such as car parts, barbeques and lawnmowers to any of The City of Calgary's Throw ‘N’ Go areas for recycling. Charges will apply.

Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off Calgary

Around the garage

Paint, fertilizer, motor oil and other chemicals
Don't throw away old paint, chemicals and cleaners. For safe disposal, bring these hazardous materials to a household hazardous waste drop-off.

Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off Calgary

For different kinds of batteries, including cell phone, laptop and car batteries, view the ways to recycle or safely dispose of batteries.

What Goes Where Batteries

Around the home


Electronics Recycling Locations Calgary



Calgary Throw n Go Areas


Furniture and mattresses

What Goes Where Furniture


What Goes Where Clothes Shoes


Looking to get rid of something else?
Visit What Goes Where to find the right way to recycle, dispose or donate your unwanted stuff.

Community cleanups
Over 100 community cleanups will be taking place from May to September. View the community cleanup schedule.