Curbside Collection Information

Bi-weekly Organics Collection will begin the week of October 25. 

The last weekly collection of organics will be the week of October 18. Weekly organics collection will begin again the week of May 9, 2022 (weather dependant).

Lake Weed Collection ends September 22.

The last collection day for lake weeds for the 2021 season will be on Wednesday, September 22. 


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.

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):

Weekly collection: until the week of October 18. Bi-weekly collection will begin the week of October 25. Weekly collection will resume next Spring the week of May 9, 2022 (weather dependent).

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.

Download the curbside collection schedule here or use the tool below.

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Your collection day & sorting tool: