Mike Mitchell Recycling Depot
May 16, 2023: Compost is now available for pickup on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Recycling 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 Mike Mitchell Recycling Depot is located beside the Public Operations building at 7 Chevigny Street.
Hours of Operation
|Monday and Statutory Holidays||Closed|
|Tuesday||10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday||10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.|
|Thursday||12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.|
|Friday||10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.|
|Saturday||9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
|Sunday||9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.|
Guidelines for Visiting the Recycling Depot
- Due to traffic and large equipment on site, please keep pets and small children in your vehicle for everyone's safety
- Follow all posted signage
- Dispose of plastic bags and other garbage at the provided waste receptacles
What can I bring to the Recycling Depot?
Bag tags for the "extra garbage" tag program at the Mike Mitchell Recycling Depot are required. These tags can be purchased for $2.25 each at Servus Place or St. Albert Place. Tags with an expiry date are not accepted.
Please note: garbage bags can weigh a maximum of 50 pounds and can be a maximum size of 76 centimetres by 86 centimetres (30 inches by 34 inches). No large items, construction, or demolition materials accepted.
Please keep paper products separate according to bins at the Recycling Depot.
|Books (hard and soft cover)|
(cereal boxes, packaging, etc.)
|Clear glass jars and containers|
|Food cans and tins|
|Newspapers and flyers|
|Styrofoam blocks from|
|Unacceptable Paper Waste|
|Wet or soiled paper products*|
|Soiled pizza boxes*|
*These items can go in the
Types of electronics that are accepted or not accepted at the Mike Mitchell Recycling Depot.
|Computers, monitors, towers|
(keyboards, mouse, etc.)
|Cell phones, telephones,|
|Radios, CD players,|
mp3 players, speakers
|Cables and wires|
|Laptops, tablets and|
|Small appliances such as|
a blender, coffee maker,
hand mixer, etc.
(e.g. stove, fridge, etc. See
Seasonal Waste Programs
The Depot accepts passenger vehicle and bicycle tires as well as the rims. The following can be dropped off:
- Car, light/medium truck tires - rim diameter up to 19.5"
- Off-the-road tires - rim diameter up to 39"
- Bicycle tires
Household Hazardous Waste
Household hazardous waste includes products that are:
- Corrosive - Can eat away at surfaces, including skin (Examples: Batteries, drain cleaners and oven cleaners)
- Flammable - Burn or ignite easily (Examples: Paints, oils and barbeque starters)
- Explosive - Can explode when mixed with other chemicals or react under pressure or heat (Examples: Aerosol cans)
- Toxic/Poisonous - Can be poisonous or lethal to living organisms, even in small quantities (Examples: Bleach, cleaning fluids and pesticides)
For a complete list visit our Household Hazardous Waste page
Styrofoam must be empty, clean, and dry to be accepted.
|#4 Semi-flexible foam (white or coloured)|
|#4 Electronic foam padding|
|#5 Block packaging (white or coloured)|
|#6 Meat trays|
|#6 White block Styrofoam|
|Dirty or soiled packaging|
|Styrofoam food take out containers, cups or plates|
Learn more: Styrofoam Recycling 101
Clothes and Textiles
The following textiles items will be accepted in the textiles donation bin provided by Goodwill Alberta:
|Footwear (including single shoes)|
|Towels, linens, washcloths|
|Blankets, bedding, sheets|
|Backpacks, purses, and luggage|
|New undergarments and socks|
|Hats, mittens, and scarves|
|Tents in box/ bags|
|Reusable shopping bags, burlap sacks|
|Torn, worn out, stained or scrap pieces of textiles (these go in the Brown Garbage Cart)|
Not Accepted Material
The City of St. Albert does not accept the following items:
|Construction, renovation, and demolition waste|
|Large items (Appliances, mattresses, couches)|
|Paint brushes, rags or rollers|
|Items containing freon (refrigerators, air conditioning units)|
|Propane tanks or canisters|
|Gasoline/diesel or any other|
fuels or their containers
The City of Edmonton's Eco Stations and Edmonton Waste Management Centre also accepts residential waste for disposal. For more information about acceptable items and fees, please visit the City of Edmonton's Waste Drop-off Facilities page.
Last edited: May 16, 2023