Recycling Depot

Located at 131 3rd Street SW 

Phone: (403) 443-5822
Direct: (403) 443-5185
 
The Town of Three Hills Recycling Depot provides the important service of disposing of waste that might otherwise end up in our landfills, preserving the landfills life expectancy, and protecting the environment for the future.
 
Please book an appointment with the Recycling Attendant if you will be depositing a large amount of product. 
 
Hours of Operation:
 
Open 7 days a week year round*

*Recycling Attendant on site Monday through Friday - 8:30AM to 12:00PM and 1:00PM to 4:30PM with the exception of Statutory Holidays. 
 
Rates & Fees
 

 

 

 

Residential:

$4.00

per month*

Commercial:

$6.00

per month*

 
 * Fee applied to monthly utility bill
 
Acceptable Recyclables:   
  • Electronics: TV’s, computers, printers, keyboards, speakers.
  • Cardboard: Clean cardboard only. Boxes, paper bags, paper egg cartons, cereal box board, and corrugated paper. Large boxes and cardboard sheets must be cut into a manageable size.
  • Bond Paper: Includes, loose leaf, photocopy, typing, & computer paper. White and color paper acceptable
    Glossy: Includes magazines, catalogues, poster, flyers and any other paper with a "shiny” finish.
  • Newsprint: Newspaper with inserts and flyers, TV guides, light color-packing paper, scrap books or any other newsprint paper.
  • Miscellaneous Paper: Gift wrap, construction paper, greeting cards, tissue paper, and other paper with glue/tape on it.
    Shredded Paper: Shredded bond paper only. Must be bagged.
  • Books: Hardcover and paperback books.
  • Phone Books: Phone books must be clean and dry.
  • Plastics: #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6 and #7. Check the bottom of the container to verify correct number. Other light plastics without a number will be accepted.  All containers in this category must be placed in bags and tied securely and deposited in designated bin.
  • Plastic bags & wrappings: Garbage or plastic shopping bags or any bag type material, wrapping such as bubble wrap must be cleaned and placed in designated bin.
  • Metals: Aluminum cans and other light metals must be rinsed.
  • Glass: Glass jars or bottles must be rinsed and have lids removed
  • Batteries: batteries (weighing up to 5kg) and cellphones.  Both single-use and rechargeable batteries, including those you find in toys, cellphones, cordless power tools, laptop computers, digital cameras, two-way radios, MP3 players/iPods, tablets and cordless phones.
Unacceptable Recyclables:  
  • Dirty or oiled cardboard or paper
  • Styrofoam
  • Automobile oil containers
  • Paper towel, Kleenex, serviettes, wax paper
  • Non-household plastics such as siding and large pieces of plastic
  • Heavy or large quantities of metals, such as steel, appliances and barbed wire
  • Propane Tanks
  • No household garbage
Household Hazardous Waste Round Up:
 
Roundup
 
For more recycling information check out these links: