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COVID-19 Response:

 Saskatoon Regional Waste Management Centre (Landfill)

Cash transactions are now being accepted, although Credit and Debit are recommended to help reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

 Waste Collection

Please help protect the health and safety of our staff, recycling partners and the community by reducing the spread of the virus in the following ways:

  • Bag your garbage
  • Do NOT place loose used tissues and napkins in your bin as they can become wind-blown when the lid opens during collection.
  • Do NOT discard used protective gloves or masks on the ground; place these items in a bag and put in your household garbage or black cart/bin.
  • Do NOT overfill your carts or leave loose items on the ground
  • IF YOU'RE SICK: Place ANY item that has come into contact with your mouth, nose or eyes into the garbage; even items that you normally place into your blue cart/bin (e.g. water/beverage bottles, pop cans, milk/juice cartons, etc.)
  • Ensure accessible cart placement to avoid manual handling by the driver and return your cart to your property after collection.


Waste & Recycling

Collection Calendar

Don't miss pickup day! Search your home address to get your collection calendar and sign up for the reminders that work best for you.

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Waste Wizard

Find out what goes in your green, black and blue carts.

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Loose, clean recyclable materials are collected city-wide through the curbside Blue Cart recycling service and the multi-unit residential recycling service. The same materials are accepted at the City's Recycle Depots.

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Organics (Yard & Food Waste)

We have composting programs for green waste including seasonal items, like leaves, grass and Christmas trees; and now food waste.  Residents can subscribe for Green Cart home collection or visit one of two compost depots.  

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Use your black cart or metal waste bin for household garbage such as non-recyclable waste including Styrofoam, diapers and wipes.

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Household Hazardous Waste

Mark your calendar for the next Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day to safely dispose of your aerosol cans, batteries, light bulbs, cleaning products, paint cans and more.

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Cart Placement

Follow these easy tips for your blue, black and optional green cart. Report an illegal dumping concern online and our Environmental Protection team will follow up.

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Illegal Dumping

Illegal dumping involves the unauthorized disposal of waste on public or private property.  Not only is illegal dumping harmful to our environment, it's unsightly and expensive,

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YXE Waste Tour

Join us every #WasteWednesday throughout the summer as our SWRC summer students tour around Saskatoon to learn about waste diversion opportunities.

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Community Programs

Find out more about recycling education and awareness programs.

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Solid Waste Reduction & Diversion Plan

The City of Saskatoon takes an integrated approach to waste management by combining waste handling and waste reduction strategies.

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