Solid Waste

The City of Wetaskiwin collects, diverts, and/or disposes of solid waste from local customers, and ensures all disposal operations meet the rigid safety, environmental, monitoring, recording, and reporting parameters of Federal, Provincial, and local standards.

Waste diversion programs and recycling are important facets of meeting City Council's solid waste diversion goals in order to extend the life of our current landfill.

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Residential Services

Garbage Subscription Options

The City of Wetaskiwin has a garbage subscription program that offers a user pay approach to to waste handling. Residents pay for waste services based on the volume of garbage they generate. For current garbage subscription rates, please refer to the Waste Management Bylaw on the Bylaws page.

Please phone the Utilities department at 780.361.4453 for more information or to subscribe to our residential waste services.

Waste Collection Routes

The City of Wetaskiwin is divided into four sections to maximize the efficiency of our residential waste collection routes. Collection occurs from Tuesday to Friday each week (with exceptions on holidays) and is carried out by two automated residential collection trucks. Each truck collects trash from an estimated 450 bins per day, and only unload once at the end of the day.

Waste Management Bylaw

Please visit our Bylaws page to view the most recent Waste Management Bylaw.


Please phone the City of Wetaskiwin Utilities department at 780.361.4453 for more information.

Commercial Services

The City of Wetaskiwin does not supply solid waste services to commercial properties.