Garbage & Recycling

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The Town in 2019 introduced the automated collection of garbage and yard waste/organics in Innisfail. The new services joined the existing ‘green box’ curbside recycling program to offer collection in a convenient, environmentally conscientious manner.

Regular Collection Services

Garbage


The Town of Innisfail provides weekly garbage collection for all households in the community. Garbage can be placed in the black cart assigned to residential addresses. If a single cart is insufficient for a residence’s needs, an additional cart(s) can be obtained for a fee. Please have your garbage out by 7:00 a.m. on your scheduled pickup day.

 

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Recycling

Please be advised that recycling service has now resumed. 

The Town of Innisfail offers household recycling (green box) pickup. One green box is provided per household; however, additional recycling can be placed in a marked tote 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.

The Town is now accepting #1 through #7 plastics in our recycling stream. Any plastics marked with the #1 through #7 recycling symbol can be included in your green recycling bin.

 

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Yard Waste/Organics

Effective the week of November 1 , 2020, the collection of yard waste/organics will occur bi-weekly. Weekly organics collection resumes June 1, 2021.

Download the 2021 organics collection schedule here.

The Town of Innisfail offers household recycling (green box) pickup. One green box is provided per household; however, additional recycling can be placed in a marked tote 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.

The Town is now accepting #1 through #7 plastics in our recycling stream. Any plastics marked with the #1 through #7 recycling symbol can be included in your green recycling bin.

 

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What items are accepted?

Seasonal Services & Events

Seasonal Organic Waste Collection - Begins May 3, 2021

UPDATE: In light of the continuing warm weather, the Town will move to weekly organics collection earlier than previously scheduled. Weekly organics (green) cart collection will begin the week of May 3.

The Town now only collects yard waste that can be included in residents’ organics carts. All organics and yard waste must be placed in carts, and no bags or bundles will be collected. For residents with yard waste that cannot be contained within their carts, the Town’s Waste Transfer Station accepts excess organics and yard waste at no additional charge.

Yard waste and organics are collected every week from June 1 to October 31. For all other remaining months, collection occurs biweekly. Pick up occurs on the same day as household waste collection.

To download the 2021 organic waste collection schedule, click here.

Hazardous Waste Roundup Postponed

In 2020, due to developments arising from the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, The Town of Innisfail postponed the annual Hazardous Waste Roundup, eventually holding the event in September. Traditionally, the event is held in the late spring.

This year, the event has been postponed indefinitely until further notice. Details will be announced later in the year.
Hazardous materials such as waste oil, electronics, and batteries can be taken to the Town’s Waste Transfer Station throughout the year at no additional cost to residents.

RV Dumping Station - Opens May 21, 2021
RV Dumping Station
4804 52 Ave., Innisfail

The RV Sani-Dump is scheduled to re-open for the season on May 21. The facility may open earlier than scheduled if over-night temperatures are forecast to remain above freezing.

The RV Sani-Dump has been fitted with new card readers. Both debit and credit card payments are now accepted, and facility users can swipe or tap for payment. Tokens are no longer accepted; residents with remaining tokens can return them to the Town Office for a refund.

Waste Transfer Station

  • Yard waste/organics and recycling drop-off is offered free for Town residents.
  • Branches and trees exceeding eight feet in length will not be accepted.
  • Any bags used must be biodegradable (no plastic).
  • Tree stumps with excessive dirt will not be accepted.
  • Regular waste disposal rates apply.
  • Cash or cheque payment (debit or credit card not accepted).
The Town’s Waste Transfer Station is located at 3660 60 Ave., accessible via 37 Street south of the Innisfail Arena. The facility is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing measures are mandatory and will be enforced on site. Patrons are asked to follow and be mindful of any on-site instruction given (via signage or otherwise) in the interest of public safety.

Please note: the Innisfail Waste Transfer Station now has receptacles for used motor oil and used cooking oil.

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