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Green Organics Cart

Green organics cart sizes & options

The Town of Okotoks provides a standard 120L green organics cart as part of its cart collection program. 

A large (240L) green organics cart option is also available to meet varying household needs:

Small (120L)


120L cart sizeThe standard cart has a capacity of approximately two standard garbage bags*
Large (240L)240L cart sizeThe large cart has a capacity of approximately four standard garbage bags*


What goes inside your GREEN Organics Cart

Green Organics 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 What Goes Where directly from the Town's Mobile Waste App!

Download the Mobile App


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



Common Cart Questions