Christmas collection schedule changes
There is no cart pick up on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day for single-family homes. If your blue, green or black cart collection normally falls on one of these days, your collection day will be one day earlier.
Christmas Day (Tuesday, December 25, 2018) pick up will move to Monday, December 24, 2018.
New Year’s Day (Tuesday, January 1, 2019) pick up will move to Monday, December 31, 2018.
Sign up for free collection reminders and check your schedule at calgary.ca/collection
Recycle and Compost Right for the holidays
While doing your holiday entertaining and sharing gifts with friends and family, remember to put your holiday waste in the right place.
Blue cart recycling
Bubble wrap and stretchy plastic bags and film – bundle into a single bag and tie closed.
Cookie tins and tin foil
Shipping boxes, greeting cards and wrapping paper
Green cart composting
Turkey carcasses and bones
Napkins, paper towel and paper plates
Real Christmas tree – learn more at calgary.ca/christmastree
Black cart garbage
Metallic and foil gift wrap
Find more holiday tips at calgary.ca/recycleright