Residential garbage collection
Stat holidays: Please note that there will be NO COLLECTION SERVICES on Thursday, December 25 or Thursday, January 1. These neighbourhoods will be collected on Saturday, December 27 and Saturday, January 3, respectively.
Please have your garbage out by 7 a.m. on your day of collection.
Two units of waste are permitted for pick up each week. A unit of waste is:
- a garbage bag no larger than 26" x 36" OR
- a garbage container that holds 70 to 100 litres (a standard galvanized can is 77L) **all contents within the container must be bagged**
- shall not weigh more than 34 kg (75 lbs)
Sharp items (glass, nails, etc.) must be clearly labelled in a puncture proof container and placed beside your garbage.
Additional bags or cans?
An over-the-limit tag must be attached. No more than three tagged bags can accompany your regular two per week (maximum of five units of waste total).
Tags can be purchased for $3 each at:
- Airdrie City Hall
- Airdrie Public Library
- Airdrie Co-op
- Eastside Recycle Depot
- Genesis Place
- Any Airdrie Shoppers Drug Mart location
Waste & Recycling