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Green Routine guide to waste services (941.4 KB)

Here is an overview of weekly collection services

Organics

Green organics cart

Green roll-out cart and a small covered pail (green catcher) is also supplied to collect organics in the kitchen.

What to put in it

  • Organics
  • Kitchen scraps, grass clippings

How much you can put out for collection

All organics must fit inside the cart with the lid closed. Materials left outside the cart will not be collected.

How often you can put these out

Every other week (alternated with waste)

WasteBlack waste cart

Black roll-out cart

What to put in it

  • Waste
  • Items made of two or more materials that cannot be taken apart (i.e. chip bags, granola bar wrappers)

How much you can put out for collection

All waste must fit inside the cart with the lid closed. Materials left outside the cart will not be collected.

How often you can put these out

Every other week (alternated with organics)

Blue bag

ph-UT-blue-bag-214x300.jpgClear blue plastic bag only. Bags can be purchased at most grocery or home improvement stores.

What to put in it

  • Recyclable containers
  • Glass, metal, plastic, styrofoam
  • Paper products
  • Newspaper
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Cereal and tissue boxes, writing paper, milk cartons

How much you can put out for collection

Unlimited quantity

How often you can put these out

Every week

Questions?

780-449-5514
greenroutine@strathcona.ca

Last updated: Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Page ID: 39493