Recycling

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 Blue Bag Recycling Collection Calendar

You can recycle the following items with the Blue Bag Program:

  • 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

When using the Blue Bag Program please remember:

  • 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.

Alternate Recycling Locations

Smoky River Regional Landfill
NW15-78-21-W5
1.5 km northeast of Falher on Range Road 213
(780) 837-8713

Summer Hours (May 1 – September 30) 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Winter Hours (October 1 – April 30) 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Open every Tuesday and every other Saturday.

2019 Landfill Opening Date Calendar

Items accepted:

  • Electronic equipment
  • Televisions
  • Computers, keyboards, mouse, cables, speakers
  • Monitors
  • Printers
  • Paint
  • Car batteries
  • Oil
  • Tires
  • Chemical pails

Please separate recyclable items from other non-recyclable waste materials.

Grandma’s Den
#206 Main Street SE
(780) 837-2572
Email: grandmasden@serbernet.ca
Facebook: Grandma’s Den

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

Donations accepted:

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

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.

Container Types & Refunds
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