Tuesday, July 23, 2019

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

  • Flattened corrugated cardboard boxes
  • Flattened cereal and food boxes (remove and discard liner)
  • Flattened shoe boxes
  • Blue bag recycling (no food scraps inside bag)

Landfill Only

  • TV's, Computers, and Printers
  • Car batteries
  • 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)
  • Concrete and asphalt
  • Refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers
  • Triple rinsed agriculture chemical containers
  • Mattresses
  • Propane Tanks maximum 20 lbs
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Microwaves


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

Landfill Only

  • Lumber
  • Shingles
  • Insulation and drywall
  • Furniture (sofas, cupboards, tables)
  • Tree roots and stumps
  • Sod
  • Dishwashers (plastic tub)
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)
  • 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

Tuesday - Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Late night Mondays begin May 6th, 2019 to August 26th, 2019
9:00 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.

Commercial Traffic

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

Closed August 5th, 2019

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.
Summer Wednesdays begin May 1st, 2019 to August 28th, 2019

 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

Closed August 5th, 2019

Please call 780-939-5678 for more information

Contact Us

Roseridge Waste Management Services Commission

Phone (780) 939-5678
Email: admin@roseridge.ab.ca
Fax: (780) 939-4788

Mailing Address

55515 RR251
Sturgeon County, Alberta
T8R 0N9


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