UPDATE (March 20/15): Contractors/Businesses: please note that the St. Albert snow site located at this location behind the Compost Depot is closed for the season due to road conditions. The melting snow and thawing ground is causing issues for vehicles. You will be unable to dump snow at this location. The snow site will reopen next fall at first snow.
The City of St. Albert operates an unmanned compost depot for residents to dispose of large amounts of yard waste in a convenient and environmentally friendly way. Please abide by all signage and dispose of plastics and other inorganic material at the provided waste receptacles.
The Compost Depot is open to residents of St. Albert only, proof of residency may be required. Non-residents and commercial vehicles will be turned away by onsite staff.
The City of St. Albert's Compost Depot is located three kilometers west of St. Albert Trail on Villeneuve Road
Hours of Operation
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m., seven days a week.
The Compost Depot accepts the following material:
|All yard waste||Leaves, hay, straw|
|Grass clippings||Wood chips|
Items NOT accepted
The Compost Depot does NOT accept he following material:
|Vegetable and fruit scraps||Animal feces|
|Fish, poultry, bones||Treated or preserved wood|
|Fats, greases or oils||Ashes, charcoal|
|Coffee grounds, tea bags , bread scraps||Non-organic materials(such as plastic bags)|
Many of the items above can now be accepted in the curbside organics program. For more information, please visit the Curbside Organics section.
For more information on our Compost Depot please contact the following: