Wednesday, May 12, 2021

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. 

Landfill and/or Redwater Transfer Station

  • Flattened corrugated cardboard boxes
  • Flattened cereal and food boxes (remove and discard liner)
  • Flattened shoe boxes
  • Blue bag recycling (no food scraps inside bag)
  • TV's, Computers, and Printers
  • Paint
  • Motor oil and filters
  • Automotive tires
  • Scrap metal (i.e. BBQ, lawnmowers(liquids drained), car parts, bikes, washing machines, hot water tanks,dishwashers(metal tub), ranges)
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Microwaves

Landfill Only

  • Car batteries
  • Concrete and asphalt
  • refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers
  • agriculture chemical containers
  • propane tanks
  • Refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers $20.00 fee for Freon removal


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

Landfill and Redwater Transfer Station

  • 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)
  • Diapers
  • Clothes
  • Food and yard waste
  • Soiled paper (tissue, paper towel)
  • Pizza boxes
  • Garden hoses
  • Pet food bags
  • Glass (dishes, mirrors, windows)
  • Cat litter
  • Vacuum bags

  • Landfill Only
  • Mattresses
  • Lumber
  • Shingles
  • Insulation and drywall
  • Furniture (sofas, cupboards, tables)
  • Tree roots and stumps
  • Sod
  • cold ashes
  • 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
  • PCB ballasts
  • Oil rags
  • Propane tanks greater than 20 pounds

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:

Hours of Operation

Roseridge Waste Management Facility

Residential Traffic

Monday - Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Commercial Traffic

Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Redwater Transfer Facility

Open Monday and Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesdays 10:00 a.m.  to 6:00 p.m.


Please call 780-203-5124 for more information

Contact Us

Roseridge Waste Management Services Commission

Phone (780) 939-5678

Mailing Address

55515 RR251
Sturgeon County, Alberta
T8R 0N9


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