Garbage & Recycling


*Please be advised that changes to the collection of solid waste and recycling were introduced in Spring 2019. Click here for information, and keep an eye on Town communications for updates.*

Community Waste Transfer Station

waste station location

Hours of Operation

Wednesdays - 9.00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. 
Saturdays - 9.00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The Waste Transfer Station, located at 3500 61 Avenue (south of the arena on 37 Street), is available for disposal of recyclable items, household garbage, yard waste / compostable material, refrigeration units, and building materials. Transfer Station Fees may apply to some items.  

Continue on this page to find information on pick up schedules, recycling, seasonal programs, and the RV Sani-Dump, 

Residential Garbage Pickup

The Town of Innisfail provides weekly solid waste collection for all households. Solid waste can be placed in the black cart assigned to residential addresses. If a single cart is insufficient for a residences needs, additional carts can be obtained for a fee.

Please have your garbage out by 7:00 am on your scheduled pickup day.

When is your Garbage Day? Click here to download the Garbage Pickup Schedule.


Household Recycling

The Town of Innisfail offers household recycling (Green Box) pick-up. One Green Box is provided per household, however additional recycling can be placed in a marked rubbermaid bin or cardboard box.

Recycling is picked up on the same day as your garbage. Please have your recycling out by 7:00 a.m. on your scheduled pickup day.  

Recycling Information Document

Recycling Electronic Devices: Electronic devices – such as computers and television sets – can be brought to the Waste Transfers Station during regular hours to be recycled free of charge.

 Other Information & Notices 

RV Sani-Dump Information

The Innisfail RV Sani-Dump opens for the season on the May long weekend through to September. Located by the Tourist Information Booth (5202 50 St.), tokens for the sanitary dumping stations are available for purchase ($5 ea.) at the Tourist Booth, Town Office, and at the Anthony Henday Campground. Credit cards are also accepted at the station kiosk.

Having troubles at the stations or the kiosk? Contact the Town Office at 403-227-3376.

Yard Waste Pick-Up: April

Beginning in April, yard waste for the entire town is picked up every Monday, at regular household garbage pickup locations (front street or back alley). Starting in June, yard waste can be included with organic waste in the green carts used for automated pickup.

What is accepted as yard waste?

Grass clippings, bedding plants, weeds, and leaves are acceptable items for pick up.

Tree branches and shrub trimmings are acceptable when bundled in 4' lengths or less. These bundles must be tied.

Yard waste must be placed in biodegradable bags or in re-usable containers clearly marked "Yard Waste" by 7:00 am on Mondays. No plastic bags will be accepted. Yard waste containers must not exceed 50 lbs (23 kg). Overweight containers will not be accepted.

Tree branches and other yard waste can also be dropped off at the Waste Transfer Station during regular operating hours. Regular Transfer Station fees apply.


Large Item Pick-Up: May

Large item pickup usually occurs once a year starting in May. Residents may place up to three eligible items out at the curb at the front of their residence for pick-up at no cost by the Town. 

Large item pickup will be offered once per pickup zone with items to be out before 7 a.m. Items will only be picked up from the front curb.

Click for 2019 Details

Eligible items for pick up are limited to items that the average resident may have difficulty moving on their own to the waste transfer station. This includes items such as:

  • large visual display devices (greater than 30 inch screen size)
  • stoves and barbecues
  • dishwashers
  • clothes washers and dryers
  • large furniture items like sofas, tables, recliners, mattresses and box springs
  • snowblowers, lawn mowers and similar small equipment

Items that will not be accepted include:

  • refrigerators and freezers and any other appliance containing freon
  • yard waste
  • construction waste and debris
  • scrap steel and metal
  • automobile parts
  • liquids of any type

Smaller items that can be transported individually or in a container are not eligible for large item pick-up. These items can be placed in the regular weekly curb side pick-up or transported to the waste transfer station by the resident.


Hazardous Waste Round-Up: May

Your unwanted computers, TVs, batteries and old paint aren't doing any good hanging around, but they will if you recycle them!

In Innisfail, one Hazardous Waste Round-Up occurs in the spring of each year. There is no fee to participate, so be sure to watch our News section and our Facebook page in the spring for details. For more information, call the Town Office at 403-227-3376.