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Eco-Centre

July 26, 2022


Tuesday to Saturday

8 a.m to 6 p.m.
403-845-2162  


ORGANICS, RECYCLING AND WASTE User's Guide (updated July 2022)

Click here for Organics



  • Absolutely no commercial garbage is accepted.
  • Residents and businesses may access all recycling/diversion programs.
  • All residential and commercial users must have a Rocky Pass to access the Eco Centre. Passes are available from the Town Office and Rocky Regional Recreation Centre.
  • No charge for Town residents and businesses for recycling/diversion programs.
  • Non-residents may purchase a Rocky Pass to access the recycling/diversion programs.
  • As of July 1, 2022, new fees for waste disposal at the Eco Centre are in effect, as follows:

    Garbage$3 per bag
    Large items (e.g.: couches, exercise equipment, white goods)$10 per item
    Mattresses$30 per item
    Freon appliances$30 per item
    Regular pick-up truck or small trailer$30 per load

    Loads larger than a half-ton box-size must go to the Regional Landfill for disposal.
    Recycling/Chemicals/Paints/Oils/Yard Waste/Grass Clippings/Metal/Batteries, etc. will all remain free with Eco Centre access.

**NOTE**

Waste disposal fees will be waived at the Eco Centre from Sept. 20 to 24, to allow residents to dispose of excess waste this week only

Eco Centre Access Card still required. 

Fees still apply for mattresses and freon appliances.

Thank you for playing a role in waste reduction!

ORGANICS, RECYCLING AND WASTE User's Guide (updated July 2022)




User's Guide [Downloadable PDF]






















Residential Solid Waste

Residential Solid Waste, organics and curbside recycling is collected by Empringham Disposal.

Wednesday collection route: South of Hwy. 11A (Alternating waste/recycling as of September 5)

Thursday collection route: North of Hwy. 11A  (Alternative waste/recycling as of September 5)

Monday collection of organics (green bins) for the entire Town.

Residents must have their bins / recycling bags out no later than 7 a.m. on collection day to ensure pick-up

Trucks will not return to pick up late bins.

Excess bagged garbage may be taken to the Eco Centre (fees apply).

Excess recycling materials not collected curbside may be taken to the Eco Centre (service included with monthly utility bill; no extra cost)

Large garbage loads must be taken directly to the Regional landfill.

Residential Recycling

Rocky Mountain House introduced curbside collection of residential recycling in May, 2022. Click here for complete details.

Town residents are invited to use the Eco Centre for all divertible materials at no cost.

Residential Organics

Rocky Mountain House introduced curbside collection of residential organics in July 2021. Click here for complete details.


Residential services 2022 Summer schedule:


Take note of the September schedule change:

Waste and recycling will be collected in alternating weeks.

Commercial Solid Waste

The Town stopped invoicing businesses for commercial waste tonnage in November, 2020. 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 recycling and diversion programs.

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  

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


The Town of Rocky Mountain House is a member of the Recycling Council of Alberta.