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Curbside Large Item Pick-Up

Curbside Large Item Pick-Up for 2019 has occured. If you have large items to dispose of, visit the City of Edmonton's waste drop-off facilities.

The “Curbside Large Item Pick-Up” program provides residents an opportunity to dispose of large household items directly at the curb.

Dates for 2020: 

  • TBD

Guidelines

  • Maximum of two (2) large items per house (no exceptions)
    • Only those items deemed ‘acceptable’ will be collected for disposal. Please see list of ‘acceptable’ and ‘unacceptable’ below
  • Unlimited electronic items will also be accepted through a partnership with Alberta Recycling Management Authority and GEEP Electronic Recycling
    • Items such as TVs and stereos are acceptable; however, residents are advised against placing electronics at the curb that could contain sensitive information, such as computers and tablets
  • All items must be less than six feet by three feet (1.8 metres x 0.9 metres) and weigh less than 200 lbs (90 kg) unless deemed 'acceptable' (e.g. mattress)
  • "Extra garbage" tags are not required to dispose of large items
  • This program is only available to households who receive waste collection services from the City

How to Place Large Items for Pick-Up

  • Leave the large items at the curbside by 7:00 a.m. on your Brown Garbage Cart collection day
  • Remember to provide enough space between your carts/bags, and the large items for collection. Minimum of one (1) metre (three feet) distance from all obstacles. Generally, an arm's length is a good distance marker
  • Items will be collected by different trucks, at different times. Due to the expected volume, the collection of large items may occur over several days. Please leave all material out during the event until collected

ACCEPTABLE ITEMS
Stove, dishwasher, washer and dryer Lawn furniture (e.g. patio sets, playground equipment)
Electronics (excluding computers and laptops, please bring to Recycling Depot) Toilet
Television and stereo Barbecue (no propane tanks)
Mattress and box spring Lawnmower (all fluids drained)
Furniture (e.g. sofas, couches, tables) Snow blower (all fluids drained)
Desk (with drawers) Wheel barrow
Sink Rain barrel
UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS
Fridges, freezers, water coolers or anything containing freon/coolant Automobiles (e.g. recreation vehicles, personal vehicles, etc.)
Car parts (e.g. tires, auto body parts, etc.) Household hazardous waste (e.g. propane tanks, paint, etc.)
Assembled swing sets Items that are larger than 6 feet by 3 feet (1.8 metres x 0.9 metres) or weighs more than 200 lbs

Special Notes (Back Alleys,  Fuel/tanks, Common items, Safety)

  • Houses with back alleys must put large items out at the front of your property for collection
  • Items with fuel or oil tanks (barbecues, lawn mowers, etc.) must have fuel or oil tanks drained or they will not be collected
  • Put a note on items you'd like picked up (e.g. old basketball and hockey nets, lawn mowers, wheel barrows, rain barrels, bicycles, etc.) to help identify it as being out for the event. This will assist the staff

    Print our note/sign and attach it onto your large item

  • Please help the staff by deconstructing, compressing and compacting all large items as best as possible. Consider staff’s safety when preparing large items for collection (including watching for sharps and weight of items)

For more information about the event, please contact the following:

Phone: 780-459-1557
Email: wastewise@stalbert.ca

Last edited: September 16, 2019

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