Curbside Collection Information

NOTICE: Due to COVID-19 we are asking residents to do the following:

1. Bag, tie and place all tissues, gloves, disinfectant wipes or anything used to sanitize in your BLACK CART.

2. To reduce the chances of transmission of COVID-19 please ensure all waste fits in the cart with the lid closed.

Please note: Organic cart schedule will NOT be changing after Easter and will remain bi-weekly.


The City of Chestermere is committed to recycling as many materials as possible to keep them out of landfills and to protect the environment.

About your Curbside Collection

Carts must be properly placed at the curbside prior to 7am on collection day to ensure they are picked up.

blue cartRecycle Collection (Blue Bin): 

Weekly collection: Residents should leave materials loose in the bin. If you want to recycle plastic grocery bags, please bundle them but leave other recycleable materials loose.

Excess materials can be dropped off at the recycle depot (scroll to the bottom of this page for more info).

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Organics Collection (Green Bin):

Bi-weekly collection begins the week of Nov. 4-8. Residents may use compostable bags (not just biodegradable) or leave materials loose in the bins.


black cartGarbage Collection (Black Bin): 

Bi-weekly garbage cart pickup. Residents may use bags or put garbage in the cart loose. Compostable and recyclable material will not be accepted.

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