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Town Office Hours

Our Regular Office Hours

Monday - Friday     9:00 am - 4:30 pm

We are closed for lunch from 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

The Last Wednesday of Every Month our office will be closed from 12:30pm - 2:00pm for Staff Training.

Notices for Residents

  • Last Clipping Pickup - November 3, 2014: We wish to advise that the final leaf and grass clipping pickup on November 3, 2014 will include the Orange PUMPKIN bags as...  More »
  • GRASS/LEAF PICKUP EXTENSION: We have extended the date for the Grass clipping/Leaf collection by one week. Please be advised that the FINAL PICKUP is...  More »
  • Newsletter: The October Newsletter is now available.
  • TOWN OFFICE CLOSED: Please be advised that the Town Office will be closed at NOON on FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2014. We apologize for any inconvenience.
  • Street Improvement: Please be advised that the Town of Calmar has hired Allspec Paving to complete a street improvement to 45 Avenue between 50...  More »
  • SUMMER GETAWAY!: The Town of Calmar Summer Getaway Program Registration Forms are now Available! Visit the Events Section of the website! or...  More »
  • Calmar Preschool: The Calmar Preschool is still accepting registrations for the upcoming school year! The Preschool is located in the Calmar...  More »
  • Disposal of Waste in Sewer System: We are experiencing Lift Station blockages as a result of improper waste disposal. Accordingly, we would like to extend a...  More »
  • Organic Waste Collection: A friendly reminder to please put your grass clippings/organic waste in NON-COLOURED CLEAR bags or they will not be picked...  More »
  • RV Parking: A friendly reminder that if your holiday trailer/fifth-wheel is parked on the street please make sure that it is attached to...  More »

Garbage & Recycling

Garbage

The Town of Calmar's waste is trucked to County of Leduc Regional Landfill, which is located 4km East of Leduc on Rollyview Road.

Phone: 986 - 4202

 

Collection day is every Thursday

 

FACTS ABOUT GARBAGE CARTS:

* The carts are property of Evergreen Ecological Services. They stay with the home where they are delivered.

* Carts should not be damaged/modified in any way, including adding a lock.

* The carts can hold the equiivalent of 3-4 garbage bags.

Changes effective November 5, 2012 - Click Here

 

Rates

Residential $   31.00/bimonthly
Recycling$   13.00/bimonthly
Infrastructure$   12.00/bimonthly

 

Recycling

The Town of Calmar is proud to offer the Blue Bag recycling program for the residents of Calmar and area.

Residents are encouraged to recycle, compost and/or mulch.

Blue Bag Pickup is every other Monday at the CurbSide(front yard)

Waste Collection Calender - Click Here

We are currently accepting the following products for recycling in the Blue Bag:

  • Newsprint
  • Computer Paper
  • Mixed paper
  • Cardboard
  • Tin cans
  • Glass jars
  • Colored plastic
  • Plastic Milk jugs (At Bob's Bottle Return)

Please aid in the efficiency of the recycling process by sorting, flattening and cleaning the products.

For more information contact the Town Office 780-985-3604

Bobs Bottle Return, 4912-50th Ave., accepts all bottles and cans. They also accept all liquid milk product containers. Please "swish & squish" your containers. Phone 985 - 2155 for further details.

 

Other Recycling Programs

Grass Clippings

Collection runs from May through October.

Clippings must be placed in non-coloured clear plastic bags, in the front yard; they will not be collected if not in specified bags and location.
Pick up day is every Monday.

Laser & Inkjet Cartridges / Rechargeable Batteries

Drop boxes for both are located at the Town Office.

Spring & Fall Clean-Ups

Spring Clean Up runs in May: the week before Victoria Day. Fall Clean Up runs in October: the week before Thanksgiving to the Friday of that week. For both clean-ups please note that we DO NOT TAKE concrete, tires, propane bottles, appliances, automotive parts, paint, oil, antifreeze or chemicals. Maximum pick-up: 1 tonne per residence. Branches to be bundled in 3-foot bundles; also, please put metal in a separate pile.

 

* click here for flyer/details

 

Electronics Recycling

An Electronics Recycling collection day is held after Spring Clean-Up week. We accept many items such as but not limited to TVs, VCRs, hard drives, monitors, telephones, cell phones, radios, and fax machines. For more information contact the Town Office.