Edmonton Recycles

Thanks to the fantastic support of our recycling, reuse and composting programs, Edmonton diverts about 65% of all residential waste from the landfill. That makes our city Canada's leader in recycling, and now we're getting even better.

Blue Bin

About 85% of all condo, apartment and townhouse residents participating in the new recycling program will have a blue recycling bin placed outside their building. Clean flattened recyclables should be placed loosely in the bin. They can be in untied plastic or paper bags. Blue bags are not required.

Blue Bag

The other 15% of multi-family residents will gather their recyclables in see-through blue bags and set them out for collection on scheduled days. (Schedules are distributed annually in late spring.)