Untreated wood means no paints, stains or veneers and excludes particle board, plywood, MDF and OSB. Wood must be free of nails, screws, etc.
Recycle it - City of Calgary Throw 'n' Go
Throw it out - Black Cart
Small quantities of untreated wood and dimensional lumber can be put in the black cart. Wood pieces must be less than 15 cm (6") in diameter and shorter than 1.25 metres (4 ft.) so it can fit inside the cart. Please ensure the lid of the cart can close.
Too much wood in the black cart can be an issue for collection as it can damage the garbage truck.
Recycle it - City of Calgary Landfills
Starting November 1, 2016
, businesses and organizations in Calgary are required to recycle their unprocessed wood as part of The City's Waste Diversion Strategy
Please note: Commercial loads of sawdust are not accepted at City landfills.