Effective July 1, the Depot's new hours of operation are Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., closed on Monday and statutory holidays.
City staff are not permitted to help residents unload or handle any materials brought to the Compost Depot.
Please make a conscious effort to keep a physical distance of at least two metres (two arms-length) between each other at all times.
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
|Monday and Statutory Holidays||Closed|
|Tuesday||10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday||10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.|
|Thursday||10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.|
|Friday||10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.|
|Saturday||10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.|
|Sunday||10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.|
Dates of Operation
- Open April through October
- Closed November through March, except for Christmas tree drop-off from Christmas to January 31.
- Exact opening and closing days are weather dependent. The status of the Depot will be listed above.
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)|
Many of the items above are accepted in the Green Organics Cart. For more information, please visit the Green Organics Cart section.
Last edited: June 30, 2020