Recycling Services

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Recycling stations are located at the Regional Landfill, and within the Town of Barrhead (4406-62A Ave, Barrhead, AB). 
A variety of materials are accepted for recycling, including:
  • Cardboard: Corrugated, cereal boxes (flattened, bundled or bagged). No wax boxes.
  • Paper: Newsprint, magazines, catalogs, white or colored ledger paper and computer paper.
  • Tin: Soup cans, juice cans, pet food cans, etc. (cleaned, rinsed and labels removed).
  • Plastics: All plastic #1 to #7 (cleaned and rinsed), includes milk jugs, yogurt containers, any refundable plastic and juice boxes. NO PLASTIC BAGS, WRAP OR STYROFOAM
  • Electronics: All electronics, including computers and computer accessories are accepted at no cost.  However, they are only accepted at the Barrhead Regional Landfill.
  • No glass is being accepted at this time.
There is also an oil recycling station at the Regional Landfill, and drop off times are on Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Containers can be emptied into the receptacle, and used containers and pails can be left for pick up if no longer needed.