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Waste & Recycling Services

Holiday Collection Day Changes Calgary 
Temporary holiday changes
There is no collection on Christmas Day (December 25) and New Year's Day (January 1). If you normally receive blue and black cart collection on Thursday, please put your carts out on the following days:
  • Monday, December 29, 2014
  • Monday, January 5, 2015

What Goes Where Icon 
Holiday waste - What Goes Where?
Make it a green Christmas by using the What Goes Where online search tool to find recycling and donation options for all of your Christmas waste.

Christmas Tree Recycling 
Recycle your real Christmas tree
It's easy to recycle your Christmas tree. Leave your tree out for collection by 7 a.m. on January 9, 2015 to have it picked up or you can bring your tree to drop-off locations between Dec. 26 - Jan. 31.

Multifamily Recycling Calgary 
Multifamily recycling
Multi-family recycling is coming to Calgary! Whether you're an apartment or condo resident, a building owner or manager, or a private recycler, get the information you need here.

Package it properly. Label it clearly.
Safe disposal of household hazardous waste rests in your hands. Before taking your leftover chemicals to one of our household hazardous drop-off locations, learn the two simple actions you can take to ensure your safety, the safety of others and the environment.

Too good to waste 
Too good to waste video
When you put your yard waste in the garbage it gets compacted in the landfill and doesn't turn into soil because there's no oxygen. But by composting, you can turn organic materials into material that is useful again. Watch this educational video to find out why some things are just too good to waste.