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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Holiday Garbage Collection & Waste Facility Schedule

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Residential Garbage Collection - Holiday Schedule

This Holiday Season, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day both fall on Tuesdays. Subdivisions and properties that normally receive garage collection on Tuesday’s will not be serviced on these two days. The following Friday will be provided in lieu for these missed days.

Subdivisions and properties normally serviced on a Tuesday will be adjusted as follows:

  • For the week of January 24-28, The Tuesday of Christmas Day will be done on Friday December 28.
  • For the week of December 31 to January 4, the Tuesday of New Year’s Day will be done on the following Friday (January 4).
  • All other pickup days (including Boxing Day) will remain unaffected and schedule will be as normal.

Reminders:

  • Have your garbage out the night before or by 7:00 AM of pickup day.
  • Maintain a five bag limit
  • Weight restriction not to exceed 55 lbs (25 kgs)


Waste Transfer Facilities - Holiday Schedule Days of Operation

  • Horn Hill Waste Transfer Station: Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day
  • Gaetz Creek: Closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day
  • Yankee Flats: No change to normal days of operation.

See website for more information.


Holiday Wrapping Paper and Christmas Tree Disposal

  • Christmas trees can be disposed of at any of Red Deer County’s Waste Transfer Facilities: Yankee Flats, Gaetz Creek, and Horn Hill. 
  • Wrapping paper and Styrofoam cannot be recycled through the County’s Recycle Program, but can be disposed of as normal household waste at any of the Waste Transfer Facilities or through the Residential Garbage Collection Program.

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