Rocky Mountain Regional Solid Waste Authority

​​RECYCLING

The Rocky Transfer Station is also home to the Recycling Facility which is located at 5313 44 street in Rocky Mountain House.  

The following items are accepted for recycling:

Paper Recycling

CARDBOARD
  •  Flattened corrugated cardboard
  • NO WAXED Cardboard, Plastic Styrofoam or Garbage
NEWSPRINT
  • Newsprint 
  • Any items that come in the newspaper can be recycled with the newspaper.
MIXED PAPER
  • Thin box board- cereal, Kleenex, paper rolls, and soap boxes etc.
  • Photocopy paper, colored or white
  • Envelopes including window style
  • Shredded paper ( Please keep in tied bags)
  • All glossy flyers, magazines, catalogs & telephone book
​SORTED OFFICE PAPER
  • Photo copy paper, coloroed or white
  • Computer, copier paper, white bond & ledger paper envelopes without windows, and shredded paper.

Plastic Recycling

PLASTIC FILM
  • Clean plastic bags
  • Store in tied garbage bags
  • Mixed Numbered Plastic
  •  Cap’ less, clean and crushed
  • Food containers, condiment containers, laundry, dish soap container, etc.
  • NO Styrofoam or #7 Water Jugs Please!

E -Waste

  • Computer monitors, CPU’s, printers, TV’s (Subject to Change)​

Household Hazardous waste


  • Aerosols (paint  ONLY)CLEANERS, chemicals, insecticides, waxes.flourescent bulbs etc. 
  • Latex or oil-base household paint
​All non toxic chemicals can be disposed of with the household waste.

​NON ACCEPTABLE WASTE INCLUDES:
  • Pressurized canisters
  • Radioactive materials
  • Explosives
  • Biohazards
  • Biological or Medical Waste
  • Sharps or Needles

Metal Recycling

TIN CANS
  • Rinsed with labels removed
SCRAP METAL
  • Appliances
  • Other Metal
  • NO Automobiles or Vehicle parts
  
24 HOUR RECYCLE DEPOTS

Rocky Transfer Station  -  5313  44 Street
Rocky Co-op-  4324 - 46 Street
Caroline Bottle Depot - 4812  49 Ave
Hamlet of Leslieville - West side of Leslieville Store
Cow Lake Store   -   2 km South of Rocky on HWY 752
Stauffer Depot  -  Town Rd 37-2 on HWY 761
All Depots are 24/7 Access
  

Yardwaste Recycling

  • Grass clippings, light yard waste and brush.​

Battery Recycling

Ni-Cd Rechargable batteries
  • Cell phones, cordless phones, power tools, laptops, etc.
​​​Lead Acid Batteries
  • Automotive Recreational (ATV) etc.
​Alkaline Batteries
  • AA, AAA, 9V, 6V, etc.

GLASS RECYCLING IS BACK !!

ACCEPTING AT THE ROCKY TRANSFER STATION ONLY!!

PLEASE REMOVE ALL LIDS OR CAPS.

COLORED AND CLEAR MUST BE SEPERATED

ONE COLORED BOTTLE WILL CONTAMINATE AN ENTIRE LOAD!!!
AGRICULTURAL RECYCLING
(refer to Agricultural Recycling Brochure for more information)

SILAGE WRAP AND TWINE
  • Must be clean; no dirt, seeds, etc.
  • Twine must be seperated and stored in clear plastic bags
  • Bags provided at your nearest collection site

SILAGE WRAP ONLY ACCEPTED AT ROCKY TRANSFER STATION

AGRICULTURAL PESTICIDE CONTAINERS
  • MUST be triple rinsed, punctured, empty and caps removed
  • Booklets removed and recycled
Oil Recycling
  • Oil filters, Used oil, Empty oil Jugs
  • Nothing over 30 liters (empty jugs)
ONLY AT ROCKY TRANSFER STATION

Used Tires

  • Passenger, semi and off-road tires
  • Will accept rims on tires, rims that are seperate can be recycled with the metal.
  • NOT accepted at landfILL
REDUCE
REUSE / UPCYCLE
RECYCLE