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Final Printed Recycle & Waste Collection Calendar Arrives

For immediate release: December 4, 2017 - 3:19pm

Single-family homes in Saskatoon will begin receiving their personalized Recycle & Waste Calendar for 2018 this week with schedules for their black, blue and green cart pick-up. This is the last year for the printed calendar, which is expected to save the City $400,000 over the next 5 years.

Residents can sign-up for handy reminders in 3 easy steps and choose from a variety of methods, including e-mail, telephone call and now text message. If you have a smartphone, get the new app by searching “Saskatoon Recycle & Waste” in the App Store and Google Play.

 What you can expect from us

  1. Your 2018 Recycle & Waste Calendar will be delivered to single-family homes with cart collection service beginning December 5, 2017.
  2. Recycling, Garbage and Green Cart will continue to be collected on the same day of the week in 2018.
  3. Although it’s not shown on the 2017 collection calendar, Route 1 single-family households have a GARBAGE pick-up day on Saturday, December 23, 2017. This includes Adelaide/Churchill, Buena Vista, Eastview, Haultain, Nutana Park and Nutana Suburban Centre.

 How you can help us

  1. Watch your mailbox! Your 2018 Recycle & Waste Calendar is arriving this week.
  2. Remind your neighbours to watch for their collection calendar. And if they need help getting their cart out, consider lending a hand.
  3. Reduce the paper trail: download your personalized calendar online and sign up for handy reminders at
  4. Get the new ‘Saskatoon Recycle & Waste’ app from the App Store or Google Play to view schedules, get alerts and find out where to dispose of specific items with the Waste Wizard.
  5. If you can’t access the Internet to sign up for reminders, please call our customer service centre at 306-975-2486 for other options.