Your Yard

Healthy Yards, Healthy Communities houses all The City’s environmentally responsible yard and garden programs and practices in one place, helping residents reduce their environmental impacts.

Healthy Yards, Healthy Communities
Garden Gourmet Compost Bin

Composting

Learn all about how to compost at home, work or school.

Man using a rain barrel to water his garden

Rain Barrels

Learn about the benefits of having a rain barrel and find out how to use one.

Front yard of a home designed using naturescaping principles

Naturescaping

Naturescaping helps you create an attractive landscape that saves time, money, and water.

Yard waste tree clippings

Yard Waste

Have your yard waste picked up as part of The City's waste and recycling program.

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Weeds

Learn about invasive weeds and the measures to take to get rid of them.

Fall tree

Trees

We all have a role to play in keeping Red Deer’s urban forest healthy and vibrant. Do your part to care for, monitor and stop the spread of tree insects and diseases in your trees and learn about Red Deer's tree programs.

News & Notices

Snow Zone plowing schedule update

February 23, 2018

Grey Route plowing is underway and crews are making their way through Snow Zones across the city. The latest schedule update is as follows...

The River Bend upgrades are officially..

February 23, 2018

Residents came out to River Bend Golf and Recreation Area to try out cross country skiing and snowshoeing in celebration of the River Bend enhancements that were officially declared open today.

Green Carts begin to roll out in Red ...

February 22, 2018

Red Deer, get ready to roll in style. Green Carts have started to make their way to homes in Red Deer this week, and will continue to roll out to homes through the end of March.