Start the year out right and plan to recycle everything you can!
Foothills Regional Waste Management Facility is located on Highway 783 (16 Street E.), 5.5 Km south of Highway 7, 5 km north of Highway 543.
Recycling: Tonnage Fees may apply
- Appliances: stoves, fridges, freezers, washers, dryers – no microwaves or built in dishwashers
- Green waste (leaves, grass, small branches) for composting
- Propane bottles
- Scrap metal
- Wood (clean of all large metal, nails do not have to be removed)
No charge items:
- Antifreeze, Glycol
- Fluorescent Light bulbs
- Household Hazardous Waste
- Pesticide Containers (must be triple rinsed)
- Used oil & used oil filters
Electronics Recycling (no charge):
- Cell phones and cell phone batteries
- Computer monitors, CPU’s, keyboards, cables, mice, speakers, laptops, notebook computers and printers
- TV’s (No VCR’s or DVD’s accepted)
Foothills Regional Waste Management Facility
Located on Highway 783 (16 Street E.), 5.5 Km south of Highway 7, 5 km north of Highway 543.
Town of High River
High River Firehall, corner of 12th Avenue & 5th Street
Town of Black Diamond/Town of Turner Valley
SE 17-20-2-W5M (16 St W & 402 Ave)
Chemlock Storage Facility located at the Black Diamond Transfer Station
Priddis Transfer Station
SE-29-22-3-W5M (264 St. W. & 178 Ave)
Town of Okotoks
Household Hazardous Waste only – No paint accepted
Okotoks Firehall – 132 Milligan Drive
Ph.: 403-938-4066 or 403-938-4404
Alberta’s Recycle Information Line at 1-800-463-6326
Located at the Foothills Regional Waste Management facility, Hours of operation are the same as theLandfill Monday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you can’t use it, perhaps someone else could? There is no fee to leave good reusable items at the Salvage Centre. Donations accepted.
More than 46,000 metric tones of electronic waste have been recycled in Alberta since the program began in October 2004. This includes more than 750,000 computers, 460,000 printers, 830,000 monitors and 430,000 TV’s that have been diverted from landfills.
Albertan’s recycle more than 17 kg’s of tires per person, more than any other provincial tire program.
Recycling 50,000 tonnes of tire material per year instead of buying it saves 384,000 cubic metres of landfill space.
Since April 2008, over 3 million litres of waste paint (or 3,600 tonnes) have been collected and processed. More than 151 tonnes of paint containers have been recycled in the program since it began.
Source: Alberta Recycling
Contact Alberta’s Recycle Information Line at 1-800-463-6326
Other Local Recycling Drop off Centre’s:
Please call your local drop off center for a list of accepted materials.
High River Recycling Depot
Beside Bob Snodgrass Recreation Centre at 228-12 Avenue S.E.
Town of High River Recycling
Oilfields Recycling Centre
Turner Valley & Black Diamond, 108 Royal Avenue N.E. (East of the firehall)
Turner Valley / Black Diamond Recycling
Okotoks Recycling Centre
Okotoks 24 hour drop off bins located on the West side of Wal-Mart parking lot
Town of Nanton
1914 -19 Avenue
Town of Nanton Recycling
City of Calgary Community Recycling Depots
Call 3-1-1 or 403-268-2489 if calling from outside of the Calgary
For a listing of community drop off sites visit:
Community Recycling Depots
Town of High River www.highriver.ca
Town of Black Diamond www.town.blackdiamond.ab.ca
Town of Turner Valley www.turnervalley.ca
Town of Okotoks www.okotoks.ca
Town of Nanton www.town.nanton.ab.ca
Alberta Recycling Management Authority www.albertarecycling.ca
Recycling Council of Alberta www.recycle.ab.ca
SWANA Northern Lights Chapter www.swananorthernlights.org
Composting Council of Canada www.compost.org
APRA – Alberta Plastics Recycling Association www.recycleyourplastic.ca
Milk container recycling www.milkcontainerrecycling.com
Cell phone & battery recycling Call 2 Recycle www.call2recycle.org
Alberta Environment www.environment.alberta.ca
Source MD of Foothills