Strathcona County has recycling and proper disposal events based in rural areas of the County. Events are available for all residents, regardless if you are a County waste collection customer.

South Cooking Lake recycle events

Monthly events are held at Fire Station #2 located at 22142 South Cooking Lake Road. Residents can drop off acceptable items 24 hours a day during event dates.

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2023 Monthly recycle events dates

January 28 to February 5 July 29 – August 6
February 25 – March 5 August 26 – September 3
March 25 – April 2 September 23 – October 1
April 29 – May 7 October 28 – November 5
May 27 – June 4 November 25 – December 1
June 24 – July 2 December 23 – December 31

A commingled recycling bin will be set up on site. Acceptable items for the bin include:

  • corrugated cardboard (flattened, clean and dry)
  • mixed paper (inserts, flyers, cereal boxes, computer paper, etc.)
  • newspaper
  • aluminum cans and containers (clean and in original shape)
  • hard plastic containers, tubs and bottles (clean, with no lids or caps)

* Please note that the list of accepted items recently changed.

We will also have a cart on site for glass only.

In an effort to ensure these events are successful and continue, please put items in the correct bins and only drop off accepted items. Report illegal dumping to Enforcement Services 780-449-0170.

Rural Enviroservice events

There are Enviroservice events to assist rural residents in diverting electronics, paint, batteries, household hazardous waste and other materials.

2023 Rural Enviroservice events

June 20
3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Fire Hall #2
22142 South Cooking Lake Road

July 18
3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Moyer Recreation Centre
54569 RR215, Josephburg

August 15
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Ardrossan Recycle Station
#80 3 Avenue, Ardrossan

Please note appliances and metal are not accepted at these locations. Please bring them to the Broadview Enviroservice Station in Sherwood Park.

Subscribe to weekly collection

Our intention is to provide quality services to our residents and reduce the amount of materials going to the landfill. To subscribe to weekly collection and recycling, please call 780-449-5514.

Last updated: Thursday, January 12, 2023
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