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ORGANICS, RECYCLING AND WASTE User's Guide (updated June 2022)

Click here for Organics

  • Absolutely no commercial garbage is accepted.
  • Residents and businesses may access all recycling/diversion programs.
  • All residential and commercial users must have a Rocky Pass to access the Eco Centre. Passes are available from the Town Office and Rocky Regional Recreation Centre.
  • No charge for Town residents and businesses for recycling/diversion programs.
  • Non-residents may purchase a Rocky Pass to access the recycling/diversion programs.

  • As of July 1, 2022, new fees for waste disposal at the Eco Centre take effect, as follows:

    Garbage$3 per bag
    Large items (e.g.: couches, exercise equipment, white goods)$10 per item
    Mattresses$30 per item
    Freon appliances$30 per item
    Regular pick-up truck or small trailer$30 per load

    Loads larger than a half-ton box-size must go to the Regional Landfill for disposal.
    Recycling/Chemicals/Paints/Oils/Yard Waste/Grass Clippings/Metal/Batteries, etc. will all remain free with Eco Centre access.

ORGANICS, RECYCLING AND WASTE User's Guide (updated June 2022)

User's Guide [Downloadable PDF]

Residential Solid Waste

Residential Solid Waste is collected by Empringham Disposal.

Wednesday collection route: South of Hwy. 11A

Thursday collection route: North of Hwy. 11A 

Residents must have their bins out no later than 7 a.m. on collection day to ensure pick-up

Trucks will not return to pick up late bins.

Excess bagged garbage may be taken to the Eco Centre (fees apply).

Large loads must be taken directly to the Regional landfill.

Residential Recycling

Rocky Mountain House introduced curbside collection of residential recycling in May, 2022. Click here for complete details.

Town residents are invited to use the Eco Centre for all divertible materials at no cost.

Residential Organics

Rocky Mountain House introduced curbside collection of residential organics in July 2021. Click here for complete details.

Commercial Solid Waste

The Town stopped invoicing businesses for commercial waste tonnage in November, 2020. Commercial businesses now have service and billing arrangements directly with commercial haulers.

No commercial waste will be accepted at the Rocky Mountain House Eco Centre, but Town businesses are welcome to use the Eco Centre for recycling and diversion programs.

For your convenience, here is a list of commercial waste haulers currently providing service within Rocky Mountain House:

Go Services Inc. (403-342-9950)
Waster (403-357-4197)
WasteCo (403-352-7800)
R&L Energy (403-846-8143)
Empringham Disposal (403-392-3870)
Waste Management (780-440-5855)
Waste Connections (403-343-1691)

Questions? Contact the Engineering & Operations Department: 403-845-3220  

Eco Centre Access Information Bulletin (January 22, 2021)
View News Release (Dec. 21, 2020)
Eco Centre Background Information Bulletin (Dec. 30, 2020)
Waste Reduction in Rocky Mountain House
Waste Management Bylaw 2020/25

The Town of Rocky Mountain House is a member of the Recycling Council of Alberta.