Curbside recycling is here!

 

 

 

 

 

Quick guide to recycling

Here is a list of materials that are accepted in the blue cart, or view our Quick Guide to Recycling.  

Paper

  • Newspaper
  • Catalogues and magazines
  • Mixed paper, flyers, envelopes
  • Shredded paper (placed inside a transparent plastic bag)
  • Telephone books and soft cover books
  • Paper coffee cups
  • Fast food cups (un-waxed)

Cardboard

  • Boxboard
  • Corrugated Cardboard
  • Tetra Pak (juice/soup boxes)

Tin food containers

  • Metal food and beverage containers
  • Aluminum cans, aluminum foil and aluminum foil plates
  • Jar lids
  • Refundable aluminum beverage containers

Plastics

  • Plastic containers with the recycling symbols 1-7, excluding polystyrene foam (Styrofoam)
  • Plastic bags, wrap and film: all bundled within a single bag for collection

Glass

  • Glass food containers, refundable glass beverage containers

 

Excess Recycling

The recycling collection trucks are automated and equipped to pick up only carts and not excess recycling around it. If you have excess recycling, please take it to the Recycle Depot or store it until the next collection day.

 

Have questions?
Please email us at wasteandrecycling@airdrie.ca or call 403-948-0246.

 

Contact us


Waste & Recycling

P. 403.948.0246

F. 403.948.8819