Waste Collection Services

The Town of Strathmore provides residential waste collection and disposal services to over 4,400 properties. Services include household garbage, organic and heavy item garbage (HIG) collection and the recycling facility.

We welcome Blu Planet Recycling to our waste collection services team. With over 15 years of experience, Blu Planet is a local, award-winning provider of waste collection and garbage disposal services since 2009. Read the media release here. 

Follow our social media channels, review your utility bill insert, and visit this page often to stay up to date on waste collection services.  

WASTE SERVICES UPDATE: Effective January 1, 2024 waste collection days and routes change. 

Report a Missed Collection and General Inquiries

403-361-2108 / infrastructure@strathmore.ca

Report Lost and Damaged Carts

403-361-2126 / operations@strathmore.ca

Be prepared to provide the service address, type of cart (black/green), type of damage (wheels/lids/other) and your name and contact number.

Starting in 2024, cart repair and replacement requests will be completed on Monday. 
Carts must be placed at the collection location by 7 a.m. on collection day. 

Printable (PDF) Routes and Schedule

Collection Schedule & Routes

Look up you collection day... Garbage Day Lookup (strathmore.ca) 

MonthsBlack Cart / Solid WasteGreen Cart / Organics
May 1 - October 31 collected weekly collected weekly
November 1 - April 30 collected weekly collected biweekly

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Hillview Aspen Creek Cambridge Glen Downtown
Lakewood Briarwood Glenwood Strathmore Lakes
Strathaven Brentwood George Freeman Trail Westmount
Strathcona Crystal Ridge Grande Point Estates Wildflower
Range Road 254 Edgefield Green Meadow  
  The Ranch Maplewood  
  Thorncliff Parkwood  
    Range Road 250  


Holiday Collection Schedule
Holiday Collection Day
Christmas Day, Wednesday December 25, 2024 Monday, December 23
New Year’s Day, Monday January 1, 2026 Monday, December 30

No other collection days are effected by holidays. 

Christmas Tree Collection
Collection occurs the 3rd week of January. 
Place your undecorated, real tree at your regular collection location by 7:00am on
Follow the Town on social media and check back here often to be kept up to date.
Heavy Item Garbage (HIG) and Trash to Treasure
YearTrash to TreasureHIG

April 11 - 14

April 15 - 19

September 12 - 19

September 16 - 20

Visit the HIG page for more information

Free Compost Program

May 1 to October 31 - the recycling facility provides up to 10 gallons of finished compost per resident.

Visit the Composting Page for more information


Utilizing black and green rollout carts, Strathmore encourages landfill waste diversion and creates operational efficiencies within our waste collection services.

What Goes in the Cart?

Black Cart / Solid Waste - household waste items at the end of their useful life that is not compostable or recyclable.