Large Item Drop Off

The “Large Item Drop Off” program provides residents with an opportunity to dispose of large household items locally at the Jack Kraft Public Works building.

2022 Program Details

Date: Saturday, September 10
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: 7 Chevigny Street (Jack Kraft Public Works building)

Are Extra Garbage Bag Tags Needed for this Program?

extra garbage tags

Each item requires two (2) "extra garbage" bag tags which must be purchased and attached to the item before the event


"Extra garbage" tags can be purchased at City Hall, Fountain Park Pool or Servus Place. Please note there will be no cashiers on-site and that tags will not be sold at the event. More information on "extra garbage" tags can be found under Brown Garbage Cart.


Standard bags of residential garbage can be dropped off at the Recycling Depot at any time during or after this event at the cost of one (1) "extra garbage" tag per bag.


What Items are Acceptable to Drop Off?

Learn what items are/aren't part of this program. If you are unsure about any items, please email with your question(s).

Acceptable Items


  • Mattresses and box springs
  • Couches, sofas, lawn furniture
  • Dressers, bed frames
  • Any other furniture too large for your Brown Garbage Cart


  • Washers and dryers
  • Dishwashers, ovens, stoves, microwaves
  • Hot water tanks

Note: Any appliances containing freon or coolant (Fridges, freezers, water coolers) are not accepted and must go to a City of Edmonton Facility

General Items

Any items that are too large for your Brown Garbage Cart, such as bike frames, large toys, carpet, pianos, and shelving are accepted, as long as they are not listed under "Unacceptable Items" below.

Unacceptable Items

hazardous waste

Freon or Coolant

Appliances containing freon or coolant must go to a City of Edmonton Facility

Fuel Containers

General Unacceptable items

  • Construction and demolition materials (lumber, drywall, building materials) go to a City of Edmonton Facility 
  • Tires go to the Mike Mitchell Recycling Depot 
  • Biomedical waste must be disposed of in accordance with provincial health regulations
  • Commercial waste will be turned away by onsite staff


More Information

For more information about this event, please contact:

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Last edited: May 19, 2022