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Waste Collection

REMINDER - Garbage pick up weekly: 5 BLACK BAGS household waste ONLY

ALL Residents

Be advised that garbage pick up is now every Monday (except holidays, whereas it will be Tuesday).  The Village requests that you only put out your garbage the day of pick up. If you don't have a waste collection calendar, please pick one up at the brochure box at the mailboxes, print one off website, or come by the office.  We thank you for your cooperation in this matter.  Torn bags and bags or garbage cans on private property will not be emptied.

PLEASE NOTE if garbage pickup is delayed to due the weather or other unforeseen circumstances be advised that the Village will resume pick up as soon as possible.  

PLEASE NOTE that your organic material like leaves should be mulched and remainder be taken to the Highway East Waste Commission site at Gunn (Highway 43 East Waste Commission- fees apply. For more information you can contact Highway 43 East Waste Commission at 780-967-3466 for hours of operation and disposal fees.  Highway 43 East is located 7 km West on Hwy 43 from Hwy 33 Junction) where residents will be given access to dispose of all and only organic material. 

There will be a 5 clear bag only (NOT BLACK BAGS) organic pick up weekly every Monday during the Summer from May to Sept - clear bags and organics only - no diapers and other materials - LEAVES and organics only - every week on Monday.

Please to NOT LUMP household waste and recyclables or organic materials together in same bags - it will not be removed.  Please help us implement the new schedule and separate your black and clear bags - do not leave your bags on the road but put it out the night before.

Garbage 2018 click to view the Calendar

Weekly Household Garbage Collection 

Garbage collection is every Monday. In the event that a garbage day falls on a statutory holiday Monday, collection day will be on Tuesday.

Please Note:  Collection is limited to household waste/garbage ONLY, with a maximum of 5 black bags per household (regular size garbage bags, not contractor size 30 lbs ONLY).  All household waste MUST BE bagged.

Items that will not be picked include:

  • bags weighing more than 30 lbs
  • bags that have sharp items sticking out of them (or anything else deemed to be unsafe for Village workers to handle)
  • bags that contain items other than general household waste (toxic materials, building materials, tree clippings, electronics, furniture etc....) 
  • Yard Waste and Organics will be picked up every Monday pm in 5 clear bags ONLY unless its a HOLIDAY then it moves to the Tuesday;

In the event that you need to dispose of these items or have a 6th bag or more of household waste, you can take these items to Highway 43 East Waste Commission- fees apply. For more information you can contact Highway 43 East Waste Commission at 780-967-3466 for hours of operation and disposal fees.  Highway 43 East is located 7 km West on Hwy 43 from Hwy 33 Junction. 

Recyclables can be brought free of charge to the Highway 43 East Waste Commission (you will have to sort recyclables into appropriate bins).

Village employees and contractors must be treated with respect.  Let them get on with the work. Any Abuse will NOT be tolerated - feedback must be legitimate and no personal attacks or complaints is allowed.

Please help in keeping our wildlife at bay and our Summer Village clean and tidy by keeping your household waste bags in your yard until Sunday night or Monday mornings. 

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