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Holiday Residential Garbage Collection and Recycling 

During this holiday season there will be some disruption to the garbage collection service.

Wednesday and Thursday, December 25 & 26: no garbage collection.
Regular service will commence on Friday, December 27.

The Wednesday, January 1st, collection will be occur on Thursday, January 2. Please have your containers out by 7:00 a.m. with wheels furthest away from the curb. 

Alternative Arrangements 

For customers that are affected by the holiday schedule, we will be placing roll off bins at selected sites to provide an alternative to dispose of your waste.  Please ensure that your waste is bagged and tied to reduce litter.  The bins will be available from December 24, 2019 until January 2nd, 2020.  These bins are for waste only, not recycling products!  

Bin Locations

  • For Residents living in the valley, a roll off bin will be placed at Jeles (Hardisty & Drinnan Way). 
  • Residents on the hill may access a roll off bin at the end of MacLeod Avenue next to the Rowan Recycle Depot and another on Eaton Drive across from Civic Centre Road.
Customers may choose to bring their waste directly to the West Yellowhead Regional Landfill as well.  Please note that the Landfill hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and closed Sundays and Holidays. The Landfill is opened Wednesday,  Dec 24th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Closed Dec 25 and 26. Regular hours resume Dec 27th. Dec 31 hours will be 9 am-4 pm Closed January 1st and regular hours resume Jan 2, 2020.


The gates will be open at the recycling depot on Rowan Street from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on Tuesday, Dec 24, Open on December 25 and December 26th from 10-3 but not staffed, Regular hours resume on Friday, December 27.  Gates open again January 1, 2020 from 10-3 but not staffed.  

Winter hours at the Recycle Depot are Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.  

Please remember to recycle all wrapping paper and box board in the low-grade bins and cardboard should be flattened and placed in the cardboard bins.  This will reduce the amount of garbage placed in your own bins.

Thank You

The Town of Hinton would like to thank you for your anticipated cooperation and wishes everybody a safe and happy holiday. Please note extreme weather may have an impact on garbage collection.

If you require further information, please contact Infrastructure Services at 780-865-2634.

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