• Managing Your Waste

Managing Your Waste

Way to go Okotoks!  Thanks for keeping the lids shut tight!

Need Help Shutting that Lid?

The Town offers programs and facilities to help your household manage garbage & recyclable materials. There are also options available if you exceed your weekly garbage/recycling capacity.

Black Garbage Cart Sizes & Options
Black Cart Description
120 L CartBlack Cart Small

Standard garbage cart provided to households.

180 L Cart

If you find you are regularly exceeding your garbage limit, a 180L garbage cart option is available.  

Households can make 1 change per year free of charge (e.g. switching from 120L to 180L). For more info on cart costs and to sign up for a different size cart please contact waste@okotoks.ca

 

The 'Occasional' Solution for Excess Garbage
OptionDescription
Excess Yellow Garbage Bag

For the odd time you exceed your weekly 120L garbage cart limit, purchase an official Town excess garbage bag. The bags are available at the Municipal Centre, Recreation Centre, Sobeys and Safeway.

Cost: $4/bag

Recycling Options
Option Description
Blue Cart Curbside Pick-Up

Subscribers receive a 240 L blue cart for all accepted recyclables.  

Bundle all plastic bags, plastic wrap and bubble wrap into one plastic bag and tie closed. No other sorting required.

Please have carts out by 7:00 AM on your garbage day.

Okotoks Eco CentreSelf-haul your recycling to the Okotoks Eco Centre, open 7 days/week.
Yard Waste Options
OptionDescription

Cut ‘n’ Call Curbside Collection for Your Yard Waste
(grass clippings & leaves only)

Yard waste (grass clippings & leaves) may be self-hauled to the drop off area at the Okotoks Recycling Centre or for your convenience, picked up at your curb.  The 

Cut ‘n’ Call bags are available at the Municipal Centre, Okotoks Recreation Centre, Sobeys and Safeway.

The cost includes curbside pick-up. Bag(s) will be picked up weekly Mondays & Thursdays.

Place bag(s) at front curb for collection and call 403-938-4372 to arrange for pick-up. 

Cost: $3/bag

Cut ‘n’ Call Curbside Collection for Branches
(branches only)

Bundle branches no longer than
3’ in length and max. 30 lbs.
Wrap bundles with official Cut 'n' Call string and attach tag.

Tags/string are available at the Municipal Centre, Okotoks Recreation Centre, Sobeys and Safeway.

The cost includes curbside pick-up. Bundle(s) will be picked up weekly Mondays & Thursdays. 

Place bundle(s) at front curb for collection and call 403-938-4372 to arrange for pickup. 

Cost: $3/tag

Organic Food Waste Options
Self-haul your Organics to the Okotoks Recycling Centre, open 7 days/week.  
Single family homes have green cart organics collections for food, pet and yard waste.

 

 

Sun - Mon: Closed
Tue - Wed: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Okotoks Eco Centre: 403-938-2652
    Garbage, Organics and Recycling Inquiries: 403-938-8054 Contact Online

Okotoks Eco Centre

Sun - Mon: Closed
Tue - Wed: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Contact

  • Okotoks Eco Centre: 403-938-2652
    Garbage, Organics and Recycling Inquiries: 403-938-8054 Contact Online