Waste & Recycling

The County has seven solid-waste transfer sites that accept household waste and recyclables. Hours that the various sites are open have been determined by local demand and vary.  However, most are open to the public 16 hours each week. General household garbage is to be placed in the bins. These bins are hauled to the Redcliff Cypress Regional Landfill where the material is covered daily.

Door to door garbage pick-up is available in Desert Blume and Irvine with resident provided waste receptacles.
Door to door garbage and recycling pick-up is available in Suffield.
 

 Desert Blume
 $31.60 - residential per 2 months

 Wednesday set out by 7:00 A.M.
 Irvine
 $10.00 - residential per 2 months

 Wednesday set out by 9:00 A.M.
 Irvine
 $14.00 - commercial per 2 months

 Wednesday set out by 9:00 A.M.
 Suffield
 $16.50 - garbage per 2 months
 $13.50 - recycling per 2 months
 Wednesday set out by 8:00 A.M.
 


Recyclable household items (carboard, paper Plastic and tin) may be collected at the following transfer sites: Dunmore, Elkwater, Hilda, Irvine, Schuler, Seven Persons and Walsh.

The Waste Bylaw has more details.  
 

Solid Waste and Recycling Transfer Site Hours and Information

 
Redcliff/Cypress Regional Landfill:
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:30pm 
Saturday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Closed Sundays/Statutory Holidays
Contact: (403) 548-9250
 
Recycling:
All transfer sites accept batteries, used oil and filter, metal, tires, appliances, wire, paint, e-waste, cardboard, paper, plastic, tin, tree branches (up to 12 inches in diameter and 8 feet in length) clean wood (untreated with no paint, nails, or furniture)

Empty Pesticide Container Collection Sites: 
Irvine, Schuler and Co-op (12322 Rge Rd 63) - empty, triple rinsed, 10 litre plastic containers only

Regional Landfill Passcards
When the local waste transfer site is closed, or for larger loads, residents can haul their refuse to the Redcliff Cypress Regional Landfill.  Residents can request a Landfill Pass Card from the County office, which allows them to haul into the landfill, without paying scale charges, to a maximum of $252 per year.
 
Cypress County Waste Transfer Site
 
Transfer Site Locations
Please see below for Maps to the various Transfer Sites