Garbage and Recycling

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Garbage

Learn about our garbage collection program and your collection schedule.

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Recycling

Information on our Blue Box recycling program, how to request a Blue Box, recycling electronics and more.

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Yard Waste

Learn about the yard waste collection we offer from April to November.

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Landfill

The Waste Management Facility includes the landfill, interpretive centre, and household hazardous waste, yard waste and electronics drop-off depots.

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Green Carts

In April 2018, residents will receive Green Carts. Learn more.

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Cart Pilot Program

A two-year pilot project that allows chosen households to deposit their organics, recycling and waste into coloured carts for home pickup.

News & Notices

State of local emergency lifted...

June 24, 2017

The state of local emergency has been lifted in Red Deer as power has been restored to nearly all residents, returning Electric Light & Power to regular operations. Parks crews will continue restoration of City parks and trails for in the coming weeks...

Power restoration nearing completion

June 23, 2017

Power restoration continued today, with many smaller areas being brought back, leaving approximately 50 residents and businesses without power through the evening. Crews will focus on these remaining areas, and also on making sure all power sources...

Update on the 2019 Canada Winter Games..

June 23, 2017

With the 2019 Canada Winter Games less than two years away, The City of Red Deer provided an update on the capital projects that are underway as we prepare to host the Games.