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Do you have recyclable materials using valuable space in your home, garage or shed?  Get rid of your recyclables at the curb with the blue bag program, or at Grandma’s Den, McLennan Bottle Depot and Smoky River Regional Landfill.
Please see below what recyclables are accepted at each location.

Blue Bag Program

2019 Recycling Collection Calendar

You can recycle…

  • Newsprint/Heavy paper: newspaper, magazines, phone books, catalogues, flyers
  • Mixed Paper: office paper, junk mail, shredded paper, etc.
  • Boxboard: cereal boxes, pasta boxes, etc.
  • Containers: clean food cans, beverage containers, hard plastic containers #1-7, deposit items
  • Corrugated cardboard: flattened and folder beneath blue bag.  Keep bundle of cardboard to 2 feet by 3 feet in size



  • Include only those items listed above.
  • Rinse all containers.
  • All boxes MUST be collapsed.
  • If you are unsure if an item is recyclable please call Prairie Disposal LTD. at 780-539-5950 BEFORE placing it at the curb.
  • When in doubt – leave it out.
  • In the event that any of the guidelines listed are not followed, Prairie Disposal maintains the right to leave items curbside. Those items are left curbside are the responsibility of the home-owner.


Use Alternate Disposal For:

  • Plastic Film, Wrappers or Toys
  • Plastic Bags (empty grocery bags, Ziploc bags, etc.)
  • Bubble Wrap
  • Miscellaneous Pieces of Plastic / Plastic Items
  • Styrofoam
  • Lids (incl. tin, glass and plastic lids)
  • Ceramics
  • Dirty Food Containers
  • Toxic Items (batteries, paint cans, aerosol cans)
  • Electronics or Small Appliances
  • Diapers
  • Ceramics
  • Scrap Metal or Wood
  • Food or Yard Waste
  • Soiled Paper (used Kleenex or paper towels, pizza boxes smeared with cheese, etc.)
  • NO sharp objects, needles, blades or broken glass.

What containers are refundable

Depot efficiency tips

Smoky River Regional Landfill

1.5 km northeast of Falher on Range Road 213
(780) 837-8713

Summer Hours (May 1 – September 30)
Tuesday & Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Winter Hours, October 1 – April 30
Tuesday & Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

You can recycle…

  • Electronic equipment
  • Televisions
  • Computers
  • Monitors
  • Laptops & notebooks
  • Keyboard, mouse, cables, speakers
  • Printers
  • Tablets
  • Paint
  • Car batteries
  • Oil
  • Tires
  • Chemical pails

Separate recyclable items from other non-recyclable waste materials.

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Grandma's Den

#206 Main Street SE
(780) 837-2572
Facebook: Grandma’s Den

Monday to Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

You can recycle…

  • pop bottles and cans
  • gently used
    – clothing
    – kitchenware
    – bedding
    – sports items
    – books

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McLennan Bottle Depot

Located in McLennan at 749 – 5th Avenue NE (north of cemetery)

Ph:  780-324-3625
Cell: 780-837-1376

Summer Hours (April 1 – November 30)
Tuesday to Saturday

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Winter Hours (December 1 – March 31)
Tuesday to Saturday
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.