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How to recycle plastic buckets and pails

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Plastic buckets and pails

Plastic bucket

Recycle empty, clean plastic buckets, ice cream buckets, and hardware pails marked with recycling symbol 1-7:

  • In your blue cart
  • At a community recycling depot

Special instructions

  • We accept buckets with up to 20 litres capacity (approx. five gallons).
  • Remove any metal handles and put in your black cart as garbage.

Community recycling depot locations listed below:

Title: What Goes Where?
Author: City of Calgary
Description: Residential recycling and disposal search tool