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Waste Collection

REMINDER - Garbage pick up weekly: May 1 to Oct 31, 2018 - 5 BAGS household ONLY - 6th bag will NOT be picked up.

Be advised that garbage pick up is now every Monday (except holidays, whereas it will be Tuesday) from April 30 - Oct 30th. 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 on Tuesdays or Thursdays.  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 workers 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. 

Starting Friday May 25th 2018 for the Summer 2018 there will be a 5 bag organic pick up every 3 weeks - clear bags and organics only - no diapers and other materials - LEAVES and organics only - every 3 weeks on Fridays.

Please to NOT LUMP household waste and recyclables or organic materials together in same bags - it will not be removed.  For organic materials like leaves there will be a 5 bag removal starting May 25th every 3 weeks and 5 bags organic in clear bags ONLY.

Garbage 2018 click to view the Calendar

 Weekly Household Garbage Collection 2018

Garbage collection is every Monday (May 1 - October 31) and Bi-weekly (November 1 - April 30). 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 bags per household (regular size garbage bags, not contractor size).  All household waste MUST BE bagged.

Items that will not be picked include:

  • bags weighing more than 50lbs
  • 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 3rd Friday starting May 25th - so the next pick up for organics is Friday June 15th ALL DAY - May 25 is when you start counting - organic pick up - every THIRD FRIDAY.

In the event that you need to dispose of these items or have more than 5 bags 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 Commision 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).

Administration asks that you treat Village workers with respect as they work hard to keep the Village clean. Abuse will NOT be tolerated.

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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