What is accepted at the Recycle Depot

When visiting the Depot, please arrive with sufficient time to unload all material prior to closing.

  • No vehicles bigger than a pick up truck will be permitted – maximum 4' x 8' box and no trailers
  • Sort all your materials prior to entering to speed up the process
  • Only residential quantities accepted

Electronics

  • Small Appliances
  • Audio Visual
  • Telecom Devices
  • Power and Air Tools
  • Games, Toys and Music
  • Televisions
  • Computers and accessories
  • Printers and scanners
  • Cellphones

For more information visit Alberta Recycling Management Authority website armapilot.



                 Household hazardous waste

Paint and paint cans
Aerosols
Batteries
Used engine oil - (MAX 20L) NO DRUMS or BARRELS 

Oil filters
Antifreeze
Propane tanks, bear spray or canisters
Household chemicals (must be securely contained in a clearly
 labelled container; only household quantities will be accepted)

NO COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL PAINT OR CHEMICALS ACCEPTED

 

Other

Light bulbs - No LED
Styrofoam (no food Styrofoam)
Cooking oil
Textiles/clothing and shoes
Coffee cup drink lids
Books (take a couple, leave a couple) 
Beverage containers


Remember, you can still recycle the following at the Recycle Depot

Cardboard

Clean cardboard, boxboard (e.g. cereal boxes, pop cases, tissue boxes).

Plastics & Plastic Film

Clean plastics with a number 1 through number 7 recycle symbol on the container, plastic film (e.g. plastic bags, bread bags, sandwich bags, saran wrap).

Metal

Clean tin and aluminium cans and food containers, tin lids and caps (e.g. soup cans, aluminium foil). No Scrap Metal

Paper

Newspaper, white office paper, mixed paper, magazines, envelopes, junk mail, shredded paper.

Glass

Glass food jars and bottles.

 

REMINDER: BUSINESS USE OF THE RECYCLE DEPOT AND TRANSFER SITE IS NOT PERMITTED PER WASTE MANAGEMENT BYLAW #B07/2017

 


 

Location

 

Branches, Grass and Leaves

The Recycling Depot is no longer accepting branches, grass or leaves. This program is being managed by a third party.  Residents can take branches, grass and leaves to the Transfer Site. The following charges apply:

  • Truck load (and trailer) maximum fee - $10
  • Per Bag or Bundle - $3
 

Contact us


Waste & Recycling

P. 403.948.0246

F. 403.948.8819

Address


Recycle Depot
21 East Lake Hill
Airdrie, AB T4A 2K3

Hours


Recycle Depot hours
Monday, Tuesday
CLOSED
Wednesday to Saturday, Sunday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.