Recycling Centre

Wetaskiwin's Recycling Centre

The City of Wetaskiwin's Recycling Centre was established in 1998 to divert waste from the landfill's working face. Approximately 708 tonnes of material is brought to the recycling centre annually (way to go, Wetaskiwin).

Accepted Items

The following items are accepted at the Wetaskiwin Recycling Depot:

  • Electronic Waste (E-Waste)
    Televisions; computers; computer components; computer peripherals (monitors; keyboards; printers; mice).
  • Shredded Office Paper (please empty bags)
    Writing paper; white window envelopes.
  • Mix Paper
    Photo copy paper; writing paper; white window envelopes; cardboard milk cartons; clean food paper containers; paper bags; any fibre.
  • Newspaper
    Magazines; flyers; newspaper
  • Cardboard (blue bin)
    Chip boxes; beer boxes; laundry detergent boxes; any boxes from packaging; wrapping paper rolls; brown window envelopes; corrugated cardboard (please flatten cardboard to conserve space in the bin).
  • Tin Cans
    Labels must be removed. No other metals allowed.
  • Glass
    Glass jars and bottles only with lids and labels removed. No other glass allowed.
  • Household Plastics
    The following household plastics are accepted: #1; #2; #5. Please double check to ensure the correct plastics are going to the correct bin.
  • Compost (in cement bunker)
    Grass; leaves; garden waste. No bags or branches please.

Other Drop-Off Sites

  • The Wetaskiwin Bottle Depot (3810 - 48 Street) accepts pop bottles, juice containers and all milk containers.
  • Fountain Tire (4812 - 40 Avenue) accepts vehicle batteries.