Recycling - Green Box Program

The Town of Stettler is offering residential bi-weekly recycling pickup on Wednesdays.

Please place your green bin(s) out to the curb (or same place where waste is picked up).

If your bin(s) are too full, additional recycling must be put in an additional bin or a clear bag to be collected. Recycling put in black (or opaque) plastic bags will no be collected.

What is accepted in your recycling bin?


  • Flatten corrugated cardboard boxes
  • Flatten Cereal Boxes, food boxes and shoe boxes (remove plastic)
  • Milk cartons (remove cap, rinse with water and flatten)
  • Juice Boxes (remove straw)

Glass- remove lids, empty and rinse (labels do not need to be removed)

  • Bottles (all beverage ketchup etc.)
  • Jars (jam, pickles, etc.)


  • Aluminum cans (rinse, remove ends and trap inside can or discard)
  • Aluminum containers (pie plates)
  • Clean tin cans (juice, soup etc.)


  • Catalogues and magazines
  • Computer paper
  • envelopes
  • Greeting cards and non-foil gift wrap
  • Bundled newspaper, inserts, junk mail
  • Paperback and hard cover books
  • Paper bags
  • Paper egg cartons
  • phone books
  • Shredded paper (only accepted in clear plastic bags)


  • Beverage containers, milk jugs and pop bottles
  • Detergent and fabric softener bottles
  • Household cleaner bottles
  • Margarine and yogurt containers
  • Plastic Bags (put together in one bag)

Recycling Tips

Bundle or tie loose cardboard
Put lighter items on the bottom of the recycling bins
Stuff all plastic grocery bags into one bag and tie

Non Recyclable Items

  • Ceramics
  • China
  • Light Bulbs
  • Mirrors
  • Paper Tissues or Paper Towel
  • Styrofoam
  • Tupperware
  • Waxed Cardboard

Related Links

Box 280, 5031 - 50 Street, Stettler, Alberta, Canada T0C 2L0