Rural recycling events

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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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Monthly recycle events 2020 dates

January 25 and 26 July 25 and 26
February 22 and 23 August 29 and 30
March 28 and 29 September 26 and 27
April 25 and 26 Cancelled October 24 and 25
May 30 and 31 Cancelled November 28 and 29
June 27 and 28 Cancelled December 26 and 27

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

2020 Rural Enviroservice events

June 16
4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

South Cooking Lake Fire Station #2
22142 South Cooking Lake Road
July 21
4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Moyer Recreation Centre
54569 RR215, Josephburg

August 18
4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Ardrossan Recycle Station
#80 3rd Avenue, Ardrossan, AB


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: Wednesday, August 12, 2020
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