Residential Garbage Collection

Residential garbage collection service is available to the hamlets of Springbrook, Spruce View, Benalto, Dickson, Markerville and the multi-lot residential subdivisions within the Red Deer County Fire District.

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Automatic collection starting october 2022

The week of October 3-7 2022, will be the first day to put your garbage out using your new cart. Your collection day stays the same. Please remember to have your garbage out the night before, or by 7AM the morning of your garbage day.

  • Acceptable and Unacceptable materials can be found HERE
  • Proper cart placement and location can be found HERE
  • Cart Tips can be found HERE
  • Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions HERE


  • Monday: Benalto, Dickson, Markerville, and Spruce View
  • Tuesday: Balmoral Heights, Canyon Heights, Country Lane Estates, Forest Green, Herder, Joffre Bridge, Linn Valley,        McKenzie, Meadow Ridge, Oakwood Estates, Paulice Gold, Springvale Heights, Stone Ridge Estates, Westview Estates
  • Wednesday: Blindman Ridge, Bonneydale Estates, Border Ridge Estates, Broderson, Corner Gate Estates, Fleming, Green Acres, Harvey Heights, Hillside Meadows, Louis Victor, Mission Hills, Misty Ridge, Mountainview Estates, Northlane Estates, Poplar Ridge, River Country Estates, Spruce Lane Acres, Sylvan Creek Estates, Trestle Estates, Trueman, Valley Ridge, West Ridge Estates, Wolf River Estates, Woodland Hills
  • Thursday: Springbrook, Liberty Landing

  • Regulations about solid waste for manual pickup can be found here.

automatic  garbage collection - black cart

Red Deer County will be transitioning from manual residential garbage collection to an automatic garbage collection system in the fall of 2022.

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