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Recycling – Blue is the new Green!
Are you making full use of the recycling opportunities in Parkland County?
Parkland County offers two types of recycling: mixed paper and blue bag recycling. Please note that blue bag recycling is only available at certain locations.
Mixed Paper Recycling only is available at:
- Seba Beach Transfer Station
- Keephills Transfer Station
- Moon Lake Transfer Station
Mixed Paper* includes newspapers, flyers, brown paper bags, wrapping paper, office paper, envelopes, shredded paper, magazines.
Corrugated cardboard and box board are also accepted.
When recycling mixed paper at the facilities, please sort large volumes of cardboard, newspaper and mixed paper into the large mixed paper recycling bin available at the site.
Please flatten all cardboard and box board.
Blue Bag Recycling, including Mixed Paper Recycling, is available at:
- Parkland County Transfer Station
- Entwistle Recycle Centre
- Kapasiwin Transfer Station
- Tomahawk Recycle Centre
- Coming soon! Blue Bag Recycling at our Seba Beach location.
Acceptable Blue Bag Materials
- ALL NUMBERED PLASTICS including detergent bottles, pop bottles, food containers. Note: only containers with a Plastics Identification Number are acceptable.
- Milk jugs and milk cartons
- Tin cans
- Clean glass containers
- Corrugated cardboard
- Box board incl. cereal boxes, pasta boxes, etc.
- Mixed Paper*
- Plastic bags, plastic film
NOT ACCEPTED IN BLUE BAGS
- Lids of any kind
- Soiled/Dirty Paper
- Miscellaneous plastic without Plastics ID Number
- Toxic items, sharps (needles, broken glass)
Need to know more about where to dispose of Used Oil, Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Paint, batteries, and more? Visit our Special Waste page for more information.
Recycling seems like a lot of work - is it even worth it?You bet it is!
Recycling is good for the ... economy
- Landfills are expensive to build and maintain. Increasing recycling extends the life of existing landfills.
- Landfills are not only costly to build, but the further they are from urban centres, the more it costs to transport waste.
- Recycling creates jobs! Recycling 14,000 tonnes of waste creates nine jobs. The same amount of waste only requires one person at a landfill.
Recycling is good for the ... environment
- It takes less energy to recycle than to dispose of waste in a landfill.
- Landfills create greenhouse gases and toxins. Recycling can reduce the amount released into the environment.
- Recycling means less need for landfills - which means more land available for agricultural and other uses.
- The more we reuse and recycle products, the more we conserve resources.
Recycling is good for the ... community
- Increased recycling reduces the need for new landfill sites.
- Recycling reduces pollutants, making the environment healthier for all of us.
- Recycling helps us create a better, sustainable environment for future generations.
Did you know?
In 2008, Parkland County residents diverted 10% of waste from the landfills through recycling. This number increased to 19% in 2009 and 21% in 2010.