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How to recycle scrap metal and unusable metal items

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Recycle it - City Throw 'n' Go Landfill facilities

Residents can take scrap metal to any of The City's Throw 'n' Go areas for recycling. Please note that charges will apply. This can include items like:

  • lawnmowner (electric or gas)
  • barbeque (remove propane tanks)
  • generator (remove oil and gas)
  • car parts (engines and transmissions must be drained of all fluids)
  • hot water tank, water heater, and water boiler
  • furnace
  • snowblower
  • garburator
  • air compressor
  • aluminum siding
  • chain link fence (must be in rolls)

Scrap metal (such as clothes hangers, car parts, metal shelving, etc.) cannot be recycled in your blue cart or at a community recycling depot.bbq

Landfill locations

Recycle it - Metal recyclers

Some private companies may buy scrap metal, charge a fee or accept items for free. Find a list of locations at Alberta's Recycling Hotline or The Yellow Pages under Metal Recycling.

Starting November 1, 2016, we require businesses and organizations to recycle all the materials we do at home, plus scrap metal, clear plastic film (polyethylene) and wood. For more details, please view the recycling requirements for businesses and organizations.

Scrap metal and unusable metal items


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