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Waste & Recycling Services

Spyhill Landfill scalehouse 
Landfill hours are changing
Landfill hours have changed. Check out our new schedule before your next trip to make sure your site will be open.

Christmas Tree Recycling 
Recycle your real Christmas tree
The Christmas Tree Recycling program is now closed.

If you were not able to drop off your tree before the program closed, you still have options available to dispose of your tree properly.

To learn more, visit our Christmas Tree Recycling Program page.

Higher Rates for Commercial Loads of Paper and Cardboard
Effective Nov.1, 2016: New recycling requirements for business
A new recycling bylaw will require all businesses and organizations in Calgary to recycle the same materials we do at home plus materials specific to commercial waste. Find out what it means to you.

Paper coffee cup
Paper coffee cups can now be recycled
Put your empty paper coffee cups and paper sleeves into your blue cart or community recycling depot. Learn more about recycling paper coffee cups.

Higher landfill fees for commercial loads containing paper and cardboard
Commercial vehicle loads of garbage containing paper and cardboard are now subject to inspection and higher landfill rates. For more details please visit our Designated Materials page.

Green cart composting program
Green Cart program
In spring 2017, green carts will start being delivered to all single-family homes in Calgary. All food and yard waste will be accepted in the green cart for weekly collection. Get all the details on the city-wide program.