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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...

Recycling for the Holidays

Monday, December 18, 2017

Recyclable Mixed paper: gift bags, gift wrap, tissue paper, gift tags, greeting cards, newspaper Cardboard: gift boxes, wrapping paper rolls Festive beverage containers: includes eggnog cartons Plastics: bubble wrap, plastic bags, moulded plastic packaging, plastic containersAll material Read More...

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