Sunday, December 16, 2018

Types of Household waste

The following three categories define the different types of typical household waste. Please help maintain a safe environment and follow proper waste disposal methods for the different types of waste. This information applies to both the landfill site and scheduled collection in your neighborhood.



The following items are accepted as recyclables at the landfill, and in your collected household waste with certain restrictions. 

Home Collection and/or Landfill

  • Corrugated cardboard (flattened)
  • Beverage containers
  • Mixed paper (office paper, flyers, shredded paper, paper bags, envelopes, paper egg cartons, gift wrap, greeting cards)
  • Household bottles and containers (metal cans, glass jars, yogurt and margarine containers)
  • Newsprint and heavy paper (magazines, phone books, catalogues)
  • Boxboard (cereal boxes, pasta boxes, cookie and tissue boxes)
  • Propane Tanks <20 lbs

Landfill Only

  • TV and computers 
  • Car batteries
  • Paint
  • Motor oil and filters
  • Automotive tires
  • Scrap metal (BBQ, lawnmowers, car parts, bikes, washing machines, hot water tanks)
  • Concrete and asphalt
  • Fridges, freezers, air conditioners 
  • Rinsed agriculture chemical containers


The following items are accepted at the landfill and in your neighborhood collected household waste with certain restrictions.

Home Collection and/or Landfill

  • Plastic (toys, bubble wrap, cellophane, bakery containers, chip bags, cutlery)
  • Styrofoam (egg cartons, packaging)
  • Unrinsed food containers
  • Small household appliances (vacuums, toasters, coffee makers, VCR, phones, stereos, microwaves)
  • Diapers
  • Clothes
  • Food and yard waste
  • Soiled paper (tissue, paper towel)
  • Pizza boxes
  • Garden hoses
  • Pet food bags
  • Glass (dishes, mirrors, windows)
  • Kitty litter
  • Cold ashes
  • Vacuum bags

Landfill Only

  • Lumber
  • Shingles
  • Insulation and drywall
  • Furniture (mattresses, sofas, cupboards, tables)
  • Tree roots and stumps
  • Sod
  • Dishwashers
Eco Station

Eco Station

The following types of items are not permitted in the landfill or in collected household waste and must be taken to an Eco Station for proper disposal.

  • Cleaners (bleach, oven cleaners, rust removers)
  • Automotive liquids (antifreeze, gas, diesel, windshield washer fluid)
  • Herbicides and pesticides
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Syringes
  • Solvents and turpentine
  • Sealed drums
  • RV fridges
  • Household liquids (vegetable oil)
  • Flourescent lamps
  • PCB ballasts
  • Oily rags

For more information about Eco Stations, hours of operations, and locations, please visit this link.

Types of Waste

  • Recyclables - Items that can be reprocessed or re-purposed.

  • Garbage - Typical non-hazardous household waste. 

  • Hazardous Waste - Dangerous waste requiring special handling and disposal.

Collection Information

For More information on collection programs in your Municipality check out their web site:

Hours of Operation

Roseridge Waste Management Facility

Residential Traffic

Tuesday to Saturday 9:00 am to 4:45 pm
Mondays 9:00am to 4:45pm
Late night Mondays begin May 7 and runs to the last Monday in August 27th
9:00am to 8:45pm

CLOSED Monday Dec 24th, Tuesday Dec 25th, Wednesday Dec 26th for Christmas

Commercial Traffic
Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 4:45 p.m.

Redwater Transfer Facility

Open Monday and Saturday 8:30am to 4:30pm
Wednesdays 10:00am  to 6:00pm
Summer hours begin Wednesday May 2 and run to August 29th

Hours: 12:00pm (noon) to 8:00pm

Call 780-939-5678 for more information

Contact Us

Roseridge Landfill
Phone (780) 939-5678
Fax: (780) 939-4788

Roseridge Waste Management Services Commission

Mailing Address
55515 RR251
Sturgeon County, Alberta
T8R 0N9


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