Garbage Collection

Recycling and Garbage Schedule


The Town of Blackfalds collects your waste every Tuesday through Thursday of each week depending upon location using a private contractor (Can Pak Environmental Inc.). A schedule of pickup dates is above or can be picked up at the Town Office. If you have questions on garbage pickup, you can call the office at 403-885-6242.

To ensure that your garbage is picked up, it must be out by 7 am on your scheduled pick-up day. Check the schedule above for more information on pick up days.

Garbage is picked up on all statutory holidays with the exception of Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

  • Garbage cans or bags must weigh no more than 23 kilograms (55 pounds).
  • Garbage must be properly contained between collection times.
  • There is no maximum on the units of garbage to be collected each week.
  • Unlimited amount of recyclables will be collected weekly along with the garbage.

Your garbage is usually picked up at the back of the property in the back lane. If you don’t have a back lane or are located in a newer subdivision, it is picked up at the front. The waste containers or garbage bags must be situated on the property line.

YARD WASTE PROGRAM - Click here for information

Waste Management Plan 

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