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Large item pickup

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Large item 2014 collection days:
For Strathcona County waste collection customers only. 

Regular collection dayLarge item collection day fall event
 Monday September 22
Tuesday September 16
 Wednesday September 24
 Thursday September 18
 Friday September 26

Do you have broken furniture or appliances, old mattresses, or any other non-reusable large or heavy-household items?  

Leave items at the curbside with your other garbage by 7:30 a.m. on your regular garbage collection day and we will haul them away for you.

Special notes:

  • Houses with back alleys must have large items put out at the front of your property for collection.
  • Homes in the rural area will have large items tagged and collected later that day or the next day

All items must be less than six feet by three feet (1.8 metres x 0.9 metres) and weigh less than 200 lbs. (90 kg).

Some examples of acceptable items for collection include:

  • fridges (doors removed)
  • stoves
  • washer and dryers
  • freezers (doors removed)
  • mattress and box spring
  • furniture
  • sinks
  • toilets
  • barbecues (no tanks)
  • lawnmower (all fluids drained)
  • rain barrels
  • snowblower (all fluids drained)
  • lawn furniture
  • wheel barrow

Please remove doors and lids to fridges and freezers, and make sure the coolant system is not damaged. Items with fuel or oil tanks (barbecues, lawn mowers etc.) must have fuel or oil tanks drained. Fuel and fuel tanks can be taken to an Enviroservice event.

Different trucks collect different items, and where possible, items are sent to be recycled.

Items which are not acceptable for collection include:

  • televisions
  • stereos
  • computers (monitors, towers, key boards, speakers, mice)
  • desktop printer
  • car parts
  • snowmobiles
  • assembled swing sets
  • items larger than 1.8 metres (six feet) in length
  • items weighing more than 200 lbs.

Various electronics not collected may be e-cycled .

For various items not collected, they may be accepted at:

There is a limit of two items per household.

This service is for Strathcona County waste collection subscribers only.

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Additional information

Last updated: Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Page ID: 38837