Recycling stations

Ardrossan Reycling Station hours change

Beginning Monday, November 1, 2021, Ardrossan Recycling Station will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days  a week.

Last modified: Nov. 12, 2021, 9:25 a.m.

Pesticide and fertilizer container recycling

Strathcona County now offers collection for agriculture pesticide and fertilizer containers at the Ardrossan recycle station. Please ensure that these materials follow CleanFarms guidelines.

Last modified: Nov. 12, 2021, 9:25 a.m.

Recycle bins in a row

Strathcona County has two recycling stations,Broadview Enviroservice Station and Ardrossan Recycle Station, plus monthly recycling events in South Cooking Lake.

Broadview Enviroservice Station

Ardrossan Recycle Station

  • 80-3 Avenue, Ardrossan
  • Open seven days a week, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Beginning Monday, November 1
      Open seven days a week, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • The Ardrossan Boy scouts help to keep this station clean - keep them safe!

Starting June 16, 2021 Ardrossan Recycle station will be offer a ClearFarms collection bin for empty agriculture pesticide and fertilizer containers. Please ensure that these containers follow CleanFarms guidelines, retailers should provide the required bags at the time of purchase.

South Cooking Lake monthly events

  • Fire Station #2, 22142 South Cooking Lake Road
  • There are week-long rural recycling events that begin on the last weekend of every month.

Health and safety

To ensure the health and well-being of all staff and other residents:

  • Please stay home if you are feeling sick or showing any symptoms of COVID-19
  • Follow the instructions of the attendant
  • Only 15 vehicles will be permitted at any given time
  • Keep at least 2 metres from others (physical distancing)
  • Avoid touching communal surfaces, and wash or sanitize your hands afterwards
  • Strathcona County will be following Alberta Health Services guidelines such as cleaning high contact points on a regular basis.

Residents can find up-to-date information on how to protect themselves and neighbours at

Please check where and when you can drop off your materials before leaving using the chart below.

Type of material Broadview   Ardrossan South Cooking Lake

Recycling Services
Daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
and 8 p.m. on Thursdays

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Last weekend
of the month
Recycling (paper, cardboard, glass, plastic, etc.)  
Styrofoam and Tetra Paks      
Yard waste (leaves and grass)      
Brush (standard truck bed load - 4'x8'x2' max)      
Hazardous wastes, paint, oil, propane tanks, batteries, etc.      
Small waste items* / household waste*      
Furniture* / mattresses*      
Appliances and metal      
Agriculture Pesticide and Fertilizer Containers      

*Fees may apply

We thank residents for their continued understanding, as we continue to support measures to limit the spread of infection and, ultimately, to keep our employees, customers, community and visitors healthy and safe.

Last updated: Friday, November 12, 2021
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