Waste & Recycling
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.
Find out what goes in your green, black and blue carts.
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.
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.
Use your black cart or metal waste bin for household garbage such as non-recyclable waste including Styrofoam, diapers and wipes.
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.
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.
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,
YXE Waste Tour
Join us every #WasteWednesday throughout the summer as our SWRC summer students tour around Saskatoon to learn about waste diversion opportunities.
Find out more about recycling education and awareness programs.
Waste & Recycling Workers Week
Solid Waste Reduction & Diversion Plan
The City of Saskatoon takes an integrated approach to waste management by combining waste handling and waste reduction strategies.