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Residential Garbage & Recycling


Tuesday to Saturday

8 a.m to 6 p.m.
403-392-3866


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CHANGE OF LOCATION AS OF AUGUST 3

  • The Eco Centre is moving to 5313-44 St. as of Aug. 3 (the former location of the regional transfer station).
  • Starting Aug. 3, hours of operation will be extended. The Eco Centre will operate Tues. to Sat. from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and yard waste can be dropped off 24/7.
  • Only bagged household garbage (normally disposed of in your household black cart) can be brought to the Eco Centre. 
  • Absolutely no commercial garbage waste allowed. 
  • All residential and commercial users must have a Rocky Pass to access the Eco Centre. Passes are available from the Town Office and Christenson Sports & Wellness Centre. 
  • No charge for Town residents and businesses for recycling/diversion programs.
  • Non-residents may purchase a Rocky Pass to access the recycling/waste diversion programs.


Rocky Pass Card Required: stop by the Town Office or Christianson Sports & Wellness Centre Guest Services to get your card


ECO CENTRE User's Guide (updated August 3, 2021)

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


ECO CENTRE User's Guide [Downloadable PDF]


Collected together:


Mixed recyclables


  • Numbered plastics 1-7 (ie: yogurt containers, detergent jugs, food platter trays and plant pots)
  • Clean tin cans and foil 
  • Newspaper/flyers
  • Magazines
  • Office paper/shredded paper
  • Telephone books


You can collect them all in a blue bag or bin at home, and toss them, together, into the mixed recyclable bin at the Eco Centre. These materials are brought to a Central Alberta Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) and sorted for re-use.







ECO CENTRE User's Guide
[Downloadable PDF]

Please sort separately:






















ECO CENTRE 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.

Waste Management Bylaw 2020/25

Large loads must be taken directly to the Regional landfill.


Residential Recycling

The Rocky Mountain House Eco Centre will open on January 5, 2020. Town residents are invited to use the Eco Centre for all divertible materials at no cost.

Commercial Solid Waste

The Town stopped invoicing businesses for commercial waste tonnage in November. 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 all divertible materials at no cost.


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