Mike Mitchell Recycling Depot
To contain the spread of COVID-19, City staff are not permitted to help residents unload or handle any materials brought to the Mike Mitchell Recycling Depot. Residents are asked to deposit all material into the appropriate bins on their own.
Please stand 2 m apart.
The City of St. Albert operates year-round Recycling Depot for residents to drop-off household 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 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 Works building at:
7 Chevigny Street
St. Albert, AB
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.|
What can I bring to the Recycling Depot?
"Extra Garbage" Tags
You can purchase "extra garbage" tags with your credit card by calling 780-459-1506. Pick them up the next day at the Mike Mitchell Recycling Depot (7 Chevigny Street). These tags cost $2.25 each and can be placed on garbage bags and dropped off at the Mike Mitchell Recycling Depot. Please note that tags cannot be purchased on-site. 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
As of July 1, 2019, the City of St. Albert is accepting Styrofoam recyclables at the Mike Mitchell Recycling Depot.
This project follows St. Albert’s goals of being a green and environmentally responsible community. City Council has been studying best practices and potential ways of optimizing waste diversion and reduction with the goal of making our community greener and more environmentally responsible.
Residents will be able to drop off clean styrofoam blocks from electronics, appliances or furniture for recycling at the Mike Mitchell Recycling Depot. Only clean, white packing blocks from electronics, appliances or furniture will be accepted.
Tips for Recycling Styrofoam
Styrofoam blocks must be empty, clean, and dry to be accepted.
|White Styrofoam Packaging
|Styrofoam blocks from
|Soiled or dirty packaging|
|Styrofoam cups or plates|
|Food take out containers|
|Tape, staples, contaminants|
Not Accepted Material
The City of St. Albert does not accept the following items:
|Paint brushes, rags or rollers|
|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: April 6, 2021