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Blue Recycling Cart

Blue recycling cart sizes & options

The Town of Okotoks provides a 240L blue recycling cart as part of its cart collection program.

An additional cart can be requested based on household needs:

Large (240L)240L cart sizeThe large cart has a capacity of approximately four standard garbage bags*



Curbside Cart Placement

  • Place carts with wheels touching curb
  • Ensure carts are at least one metre (3 feet) from parked vehicles and fixed objects
  • Leave enough space for you to walk around the carts

Back Lane Cart Placement

  • Set the carts at the edge of back lane and allow one meter (3 feet) from any obstruction behind the cart (e.g. fence)
  • Carts must NOT block lanes or roads
  • Carts will NOT be collected from enclosures

Key Cart Information (Waste Services)

  • All carts must be placed out for collection no later than 7a.m. on your collection day
  • Lids closed
  • Carts must be returned to your property at the end of day

Keeping your property safe


What goes inside your GREEN Organics Cart

Blue Recycling Cart Items

Do you know how to properly dispose of your waste? Type the name of an item and we'll tell you how.  A lot of your waste can be diverted from the landfill. It's easy!

  1. Type in the item you want to dispose of: candy wrapper, computer, paper, Styrofoam, paint, batteries etc.
  2. Hit the search button!

You can also access the What Goes Where directly from the Town's Mobile Waste App!

Download the Mobile App

Common Cart Questions