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City of St.Albert

Compost Depot

Natural Christmas trees can be dropped off at the Compost Depot after Christmas. Trees will be accepted until January 31. Please remove any plastic wrap or decorations before disposal.

The City of St. Albert operates a seasonal Compost Depot for residents to drop-off yard waste in a convenient and environmentally-friendly way. Please follow all signage and dispose of plastic bags and other garbage 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 on-site staff.


The City of St. Albert's Compost Depot is located on Villeneuve Road (between Ray Gibbon Drive and Hogan Road).

Hours of Operation

  • Open daily from between 7:30 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. after Christmas until January 31 for Christmas tree drop-off only

What can I bring to the Compost Depot?


Branches Pumpkins and jack o'-lanterns
Diseased branches and trees Shrubs
Flowers Soil and sod
Grass clippings Wood chips
Hay, leaves and straw Yard waste


The Compost Depot does NOT accept the following material:

Vegetable and fruit scraps Animal feces
Fish, poultry, bones Wood, lumber or any construction materials
Fats, greases or oils Ashes, charcoal
Coffee grounds, tea bags, bread scraps Non-organic materials (such as plastic bags)
Dairy products    

Many of the items above are accepted in the Green Organics Cart. For more information, please visit the Green Organics Cart section.

For more information on the Compost Depot, please contact the following:

Phone: 780-459-1557

Last edited: December 18, 2018

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