Articles for category Garbage & Recycling

Starting May 1st, Organics being accepted at the Madden and Keoma Chuck Wagons  

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Rocky View County is expanding the waste & recycling program at two of the County Chuck Wagons – waste and recycling collection centres.  Starting May 1st, the Madden and Keoma Chuck Wagons will begin collecting organic materials. All natural and organic material including food waste, leaves, grass Read More...

Waste & Recycling Holiday Hours 2022

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Rocky View County Transfer Sites, Recycling Depots, and Chuck Wagons will be closed on December 25 and January 1. Below is a summary of the Transfer Site holiday hours. Please note, curbside collection will continue throughout the holiday season on regular hours. Sites Hours Bragg Creek Read More...

Food Waste Organics Now Accepted at Bragg Creek Transfer Site

Friday, December 2, 2022

The Bragg Creek Transfer Site will begin collecting food waste organic materials on December 3, 2022. Organics can be dropped off in new bear-proof carts at the Bragg Creek Transfer Site during regular hours. Please continue to drop off leaves, grass, yard waste, and branches in designated Read More...

New Winter Hours for Some County Transfer Sites

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Effective December 1, Wednesday hours will change to 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.) for the following County transfer sites: Langdon Transfer Site Irricana Transfer Site Springbank Recycle DepotSaturday hours (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.) will stay the same.These new hours will better accommodate Read More...

Have a Holly, Jolly, Waste-Free Holiday

Thursday, December 23, 2021

The holiday season is upon us, and that means you’ll soon be disposing of the extra packaging, seasonal, and food waste created from all the gift giving, decorating, and entertaining you’ve planned.Be advised that our Transfer Sites and Chuck Wagons will operate with a modified schedule until Read More...

Recycling Electronics to Support Waste Reduction

Monday, October 19, 2020

Rocky View County residents can support waste reduction all year long by recycling more than 500 different household electronics items — including small appliances; audio visual and telecom equipment; power and air tools; and electronic games, toys, and musical instruments — at all County transfer Read More...

County Collection Site Joins Ag-Plastics Recycling Pilot Program

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Rocky View County’s Irricana Transfer Site is now an official collection site for area farmers looking to recycle plastic grain bags and twine. Collecting agricultural materials for recycling is part of Rocky View County’s ongoing commitment to diverting recyclable materials from the landfill and Read More...

Have a Holly, Jolly, Waste-Free Holiday

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

The holiday season is upon us, and that means you’ll soon be disposing of the extra packaging, seasonal, and food waste created from all the gift giving, decorating, and entertaining you’ve planned.Check out our holiday waste sorting tips to ensure each item ends up in the right place. Read More: Read More...

County Begins Compliance Action at Compost Operation

Friday, March 1, 2019

Rocky View County is proceeding with enforcement compliance measures against a composting operation that has failed to meet required deadlines and conditions for a development permit application.At a public hearing on December 11, 2018, County Council voted to approve a land use change for the Read More...

Langdon Waste Cart Collection Blitz

Thursday, February 7, 2019

The County is conducting a blitz in Langdon this month to remind residents of their responsibility to ensure garbage and recycling carts are placed correctly at the curb and not overfilled on collection day. The Langdon Waste Collection Bylaw (PDF) requires that carts are placed at least one metre Read More...

Donation Sheds Available at County Transfer Sites

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The donation shed at the Irricana Transfer SiteUsers of the transfer sites in Bragg Creek, Irricana, and Langdon have a new option for donating their unwanted textiles and household items. Rocky View County has teamed up with Diabetes Canada to collect small items such as clothing and linens, Read More...

County Explains Path Forward for Compost Operation

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Rocky View County is clarifying its approach to a composting operation approximately six kilometers northeast of Airdrie, after a number of County and Airdrie residents expressed concerns about the business.At a public hearing on December 11, 2018, the County approved a land use change to begin Read More...

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