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Multi-family food and yard waste in Calgary

As of November 1, 2017, multi-family complexes like apartments and condos are required to separate food and yard waste from the garbage for composting or diversion.

Similar to our multi-family recycling requirements, building owners and managers have the choice to seek out a food and yard waste service provider, and decide the best way to offer and manage the service.

If your building does not have a food and yard waste program after November 1, 2017, please ask your building owner or manager if they are setting up a program. If a program is not provided, please contact us by filling out the online request.

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Resident, owner or manager and bylaw information


Multi-family resident

Find out what you need to do to divert food and yard waste in your building.


Food and yard waste bylaw

Learn more about food and yard waste diversion requirements.


Muli-family owner or manager

Find out what you need to do to comply with the bylaw and what resources are available to you.


Recycling bylaw

Find out how to comply with the multi-family recycling bylaw.


Multi-family Diversion program tips

Find suggestions on how to promote recycling and food and yard waste diversion in your building.


Multi-family recycling tools and resources?

Find collection company listings, tools and guides, information sessions and presentations.