Waste Transfer/Recycling Site

Edgerton is not licensed by Alberta Environment as a Landfill site but rather as a Waste Transfer Site. This means that all items collected at the site must be of a recyclable nature; able to be placed in the Bins at the site or be clean burnable such as tree branches and non treated/non painted wood with no metal, glass or nails, to be placed the burning pit.

Items not allowed to be delivered to the Edgerton Waste Transfer/Recycling Site:

Fencing wire or any type shingles or any other asphalt roofing material;
Grain of any type;
Cement or concrete of any type.

The Waste Transfer Site is supervised at all times and residents are asked to cooperate with the instructions of the Site supervisor.

There are recycle bins for:
  • Clear Glass
  • Tin Cans
  • Florescent Bulbs
  • White Goods – appliances, televisions and computers
  • Alkaline Batteries (small dry batteries)
  • All Household soft plastics including all plastic jugs and containers, grocery and other plastic bags

Please rinse and remove labels and lids.

Waste Transfer Site hours are:

May 1 – September 30 Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm; Saturdays 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

October 1 – April 30 Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm; Saturdays 10:00 am – 2:00 pm


Did You Know?

The first Edgerton school opened in 1910, which was a one room building. Due to its size the school was able to accommodate 50-60 pupils. During the winter months, the children's school lunches quite often had to be placed around the stove to thaw out.