Recycling Depot

Located at 210 1 Avenue SW 

Phone: (403) 443-5822
Direct: (403) 443-5185
The Town of Three Hills Recycling Depot provides the important service of disposing of waste that might otherwise end up in our landfills, preserving the landfills life expectancy, and protecting the environment for the future.
Please book an appointment with the Recycling Attendant if you will be depositing a large amount of product. 
Hours of Operation:
Open 7 days a week year round*

*Recycling Attendant on site Monday through Friday - 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM with the exception of Statutory Holidays. 
Rates & Fees






per month*



per month*

 * Fee applied to monthly utility bill
Acceptable Recyclables:   
  • Electronics: TV’s, computers, printers, keyboards, speakers.
  • Cardboard: Clean cardboard only. Boxes, paper bags, paper egg cartons, cereal box board, and corrugated paper. Large boxes and cardboard sheets must be cut into a manageable size.
  • Bond Paper: Includes, loose leaf, photocopy, typing, & computer paper. White and colour paper acceptable
    Glossy: Includes magazines, catalogues, poster, flyers and any other paper with a "shiny” finish.
  • Newsprint: Newspaper with inserts and flyers, TV guides, light colour-packing paper, scrapbooks or any other newsprint paper.
  • Miscellaneous Paper: Gift wrap, construction paper, greeting cards, tissue paper, and other paper with glue/tape on it.
    Shredded Paper: Shredded bond paper only. Must be bagged.
  • Books: Hardcover and paperback books.
  • Phone Books: Phone books must be clean and dry.
  • Plastics: #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6 and #7. Check the bottom of the container to verify the correct number. Other light plastics without a number will be accepted.  All containers in this category must be placed in bags and tied securely and deposited in the designated bin.
  • Plastic bags & wrappings: Garbage or plastic shopping bags or any bag type material, wrapping such as bubble wrap must be cleaned and placed in the designated bin.
  • Metals: Aluminum cans and other light metals must be rinsed.
  • Glass: Glass jars or bottles must be rinsed and have lids removed
  • Batteries: batteries (weighing up to 5kg) and cellphones.  Both single-use and rechargeable batteries, including those you find in toys, cellphones, cordless power tools, laptop computers, digital cameras, two-way radios, MP3 players/iPods, tablets and cordless phones.
Unacceptable Recyclables:  
  • Dirty or oiled cardboard or paper
  • Styrofoam
  • Automobile oil containers
  • Paper towel, Kleenex, serviettes, wax paper
  • Non-household plastics such as siding and large pieces of plastic
  • Heavy or large quantities of metals, such as steel, appliances and barbed wire
  • Propane Tanks
  • No household garbage
Household Hazardous Waste Round Up:
For more recycling information check out these links: