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City of St.Albert

Compost Depot

The City of St. Albert Compost Depot will be closed for the winter season, starting at the end of October. It will reopen in April 2017. 

Note: Items such as garden waste, leaves and grass clippings can be put in your Green Organics Cart as part of the curbside program. For more information, please visit the Green Organics Cart section.

Between April and October, the City of St. Albert operates a Compost Depot which serves as a transfer station 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 onsite 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 April through October between 7:30 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.
  • Closed from November through March.

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 Treated or preserved wood
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: January 10, 2017

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