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Curbside Waste Education Program

Curbside Waste Education for 2017 is complete! 239 households received "You're Waste Wise!" stickers!

The Curbside Waste Education Team is out in St. Albert neighbourhoods this summer doing quick checks on waste pick-up days.

By conducting curbside waste education, the Team hopes to:

  • Encourage proper waste set out of carts and bags at the curb
  • Encourage proper waste sorting by households
  • Be available to answer questions from residents in their neighbourhoods on their pick-up days
  • Gather information on common waste questions to improve information provided to residents

Door hangers and stickers have been left behind to provide some helpful tips for your household. Please see below for more information.

For more information about this program, please contact the following:

Phone: 780-459-1557

You’re Waste Wise!

You’re Waste Wise! Thank you for sorting and setting out your waste correctly! Households who sorted and set out their waste correctly will receive a sticker on their Green Organics Cart. Keep up the good work!

Oops! What Goes Where?

There was an issue with your waste sorting this week.

Unacceptable materials may increase program costs, may be dangerous for collection and lowers the quality of compost of the Green Organics Cart.

Please refer to the specific notes on your door hanger, or consult the Be WasteWise: “What Goes Where” Quick Sorting List for sorting tips.

Oops! Extra Garbage

Please do not overfill carts or place additional garbage on the lid.

The lid on the cart should fully close and please do not pack or cram materials into the carts. This reduces litter and prevents materials from becoming stuck.

Extra garbage tags are available for purchase at City Hall, Fountain Park Pool or Servus Place for $2.25 each. Extra bags can then be disposed of at the Mike Mitchell Recycling Depot (7 Chevigny Street).

If you consistently have more garbage than will fit into your Brown Garbage Cart, please contact Utilities Services at 780-459-1520, Option 2 to request a larger sized cart.

Oops! Curb Your Cart

Please place your carts out by 7:00 a.m. on your household’s waste collection day.

Carts should point to the center of the road, as indicated by the arrows on the lid.

Ensure your carts are a minimum of an arm’s length (1 m) distance from all obstacles. Please do not park vehicles close to the carts.

It is important to follow these steps to ensure the truck can pick up your Green Organics Cart and Brown Garbage Cart safely.

Last edited: January 3, 2018

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