Sunday, December 16, 2018

What is Household Hazardous Waste?

Paints, pesticides, propane tanks, batteries, syringes, used motor oil and many cleaning products are just some examples of household hazardous wastes, that are used daily by residents. These items contain toxic ingredients and should be used and disposed of with caution. Do not place out for regular garbage pick-up. Do not pour motor oil, paints or solvents down your drain or into sewers. 

Household Hazardous Wastes include items that are:


Poisonous: such as cleaning fluids, pesticides and medicines that can be poisonous or lethal, even in small quantities, to adults, children and pets.


Explosive: such as aerosol containers that may explode if incinerated or stored above 50 degrees Celsius.


Flammable: such as lighter fluid, turpentine and gasoline that can ignite.


Corrosive: such as car battery acid and drain cleaners that will eat away at material and injure skin.

Hazardous Waste Chart

Eco Stations

Eco Stations

Take your hazardous household waste to one of several Eco Stations. It's free of charge for most items. 

Edmonton SW: 14710 Ellerslie Road
Edmonton South: 5150-99 St.
Edmonton North: 11440-143 St.

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



Syringes and needles CANNOT be collected with your regular garbage

Please do not place them in a garbage bag or out with your recycling. They are a serious hazard to the collector. Put all used syringes and needles in a tightly sealed and labelled container and take them to a Household Hazardous Waste depot

(Phone before you go).

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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