Recycling Services


2020 Recycling Calendar

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Recycling Trailer Locations

*Please note that the Picture Butte recycling trailer is on site at all times and are available for public access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 Diamond City
 Community Hall
 Iron Springs
 Postal Boxes
 McNally  Community Hall
 Monarch  Community Hall
 Nobleford  Post Office
 Picture Butte
South of Picture Butte postal box kiosk
 Readymade  Community Hall
 Shaughnessy  1st Street & Highway 25
 Sunnyside  School
 Turin  Post Office


Recycling Notes of Interest

To aid in the efficiency of the recycling process products should be:

Please remove caps and step on containers

Electronics Recycling

Televisions, Computers and Periferals are collected for recycling at the following Transfer Stations:
Coaldale- Telephone (403) 345-4848
Iron Springs- Telephone (403) 738-4242
Nobleford- Telephone (403) 824-3232
Picture Butte- Telephone (403) 732-5757

For more information on electronics recycling, visit Alberta Recycling Management Authority ( or call 1-888-999-8762 toll free.

Accepted Recycle List

1. Newsprint and Magazines

newspapers (inserts can stay in paper)
non-glossy flyers
T.V. Guide
comics (printed on newsprint)
all glossy magazines, coupons and paper
computer paper
white bond paper

2. Mixed Paper

coloured computer paper
junk mail
note paper
envelopes (white or coloured)
loose leaf paper
non-glossy coupons
shredded paper, etc.

3. Cardboard (Flatten Boxes)

corrugated boxes
cereal boxes
pasta, pizza boxes
kleenix boxes
paper towels and toilet paper rolls
construction paper
brown paper bags

4. Tin Cans (Must have label removed and cleaned)

soup and vegetable cans
pet food cans, etc.

5. Glass Jars (Labels and lids must be removed)

clear glass jars

6. Plastic Containers (Must be rinsed out with cold water, caps removed and flattened)

#2 containers only (look on bottom of jug)
milk jugs
dishwasher containers
bleach jugs, etc.
separated milk jugs

7. Empty Grain Bags and Twine (Iron Springs Transfer Station ONLY)

Rolled grain bags (visit for more information)

The following is a list of products that we currently DO NOT ACCEPT

waxed cardboard boxes
milk and juice cartons
telephone books
books with glued or wired bindings
styrofoam (egg cartons, packing chips, etc.)
plastic bags
oil and solvent cans
aerosol cans
carbon paper
facial tissue and paper towels
Christmas wrapping paper
paint cans

If you would like more information regarding Recycling for the County, please contact:

Craig Praskach
Supervisor of Utility Services

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