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Recycling for businesses/farms

Small businesses and farms can now apply to have access to the Airdrie recycle Depot

To enroll, small businesses must be Canadian-based corporations with fewer than 100 employees (no big box department or grocery stores) and have a valid City of Airdrie business licence. Farms and agriculture businesses do not need an Airdrie business licence to register but must be located within the boundary of Airdrie/Rocky View County.

Enrolment is available online through your myAirdrie account. 

Apply for Recycle Depot business/farm use 

Fees for business/farm use of the Recycle Depot

Currently the City of Airdrie Recycle Depot is fully funded by an environmental fee paid by residents. To participate in the program, businesses/farms will pay a $10/month fee, billed one year in advance ($120).

What can businesses/farms bring to the Recycle Depot?

Businesses/farms are permitted to bring the following clean, sorted and non-contaminated material:

  • Plastic containers #1-5, #7
  • Paper
  • Cardboard/boxboard
  • Metal and aluminum food containers (no scrap metal)
  • Electronics including televisions, computers and thier accessories, small printer/scanners, fax machines and cellphones, small appliances 
  • light bulbs (NO LED)
  • Packing polystyrene foam
  • Cooking oil
  • Textiles/clothing
  • Small ink cartridges

Businesses/farms are NOT permitted to bring:

  • Hazardous waste
  • Commercial/industrial chemicals
  • Motor oil
  • Oil filters
  • Gasoline
  • Antifreeze
  • Paint
  • Office sized printers/scanners
  • Audio or alarm systems
  • Light fixtures
  • LED light bulbs
  • Industrial fluorescent tubing