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Waste & Recycling for the Holidays

Transfer Sites

All County transfer sites are open as usual this holiday season. For sites run by other municipalities, please see below or check their websites.

Airdrie Transfer Site
December 24 - 8 a.m. - noon
December 25 - CLOSED
December 26 - CLOSED
December 31 - 8 a.m. - noon
January 1 – CLOSED

Airdrie Recycle Depot
December 24 - 9 a.m. - noon
December 25 - CLOSED
December 26 - 27 - 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
December 28 - 29 - CLOSED (normally closed on Monday and Tuesday)
December 31 - 9 a.m. - noon.
January 1, 2016 – CLOSED

Cochrane Eco Centre
December 24 - 8:30 a.m. - noon
December 25 - 29 - CLOSED
December 30 - 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
December 31 - 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
January 1, 2016 – CLOSED

Crossfield Transfer Site and Recycling Depot
December 24 - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
December 25 - CLOSED
December 26 - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
December 27 - 29 - CLOSED
December 30 - noon to 5 p.m.
December 31 - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
January 1, 2016 - CLOSED


Recyclable Materials

  • Mixed paper: gift bags, gift wrap, tissue paper, gift tags, greeting cards, newspaper
  • Cardboard: gift boxes, wrapping paper rolls
  • Festive beverage containers: includes eggnog cartons
  • Plastics: bubble wrap, plastic bags, moulded plastic packaging, plastic containers

All material must be clean.

Non-Recyclable (Garbage)

  • Ribbons, bows, string, packing peanuts, multi-material wrapping paper (plastic and foil gift wrap), plastic and foil garland, and Styrofoam.

Bring to the Transfer Site

  • Everything from the recycleable list, plus: batteries, cables, and electronics.

Christmas Trees

Recycle your natural Christmas tree between December 21 and January 16 at participating transfer sites (no charge), and get a coupon for a FREE seedling from Bow Point Nursery or Branched Out Nursery. Please remove all lights, decorations, tinsel, and netting before dropping off your tree.

Participating sites are the Bragg Creek, Langdon, Irricana, and Crossfield transfer sites, the Airdrie Eastside Recycle Depot, and the Cochrane Eco Centre.


Langdon Garbage Collection

Cart collection will continue as usual this holiday season. Please place your carts out no later than 7 a.m. on Thursday, December 24 and Thursday, December 31 for pick up.

Posted in: Garbage & Recycling News & Updates Winter

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