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Residents are asked to recycle milk jugs and cartons, cardboard, mixed paper, newspaper, clear glass, tin cans, motor oil and filters, electronics. Don't forget to take your bottles and drinking boxes to the Bottle Depot in your community.
The Mountain View Regional Waste Management Commission works in the municipalities within Mountain View County, including Carstairs, Cremona, Didsbury, Olds, and Sundre. We also have operations in the rural communities of Water Valley and Eagle Hill.
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Recycling Tip: These waste items can be modified and used for planting seedlings: egg cartons, tetra-pak cartons, plastic bottles, plastic takeaway containers, the cardboard centres from toilet rolls, and ice cream containers.

Just a sample of the equipment and services offered through the Waste Commission.

Communities served

Village of Cremona
CanPak Environmental Inc. provides household waste pickup bi-weekly. The Village provides rollout bins that are emptied by the CanPak truck, and transported to the Landfill.

A recycling depot at Cremona, open to both Village and County residents, is operated by the Commission and provides collection of recyclables. The Village is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the recycling site. Compost is collected by the Village and on request; the compost is trucked to the Olds College. Household hazardous waste disposal and recycling is made available to Cremona residents at all Transfer Site locations.

Town of Didsbury
CanPak Environmental Inc. provides household waste pickup bi-weekly. CanPak also provides compost pickup bi-weekly. The Town provides rollout bins that are emptied by the CanPak truck, and transported to the Landfill. CanPak also does curbside pickup recycling weekly.

The Mountain View Regional Waste Landfill site is located two (2) kilometres northwest of the Town of Didsbury. The Commission operates the landfill under an approval from Alberta Environment. The approval authorizes the disposal of Class II waste in isolated cells. Site construction began in October 2004 with the installation of an engineered liner; a leachate collection system; a surface drainage retention pond, and monitoring wells. The landfill requires ongoing capital cell expansion to accommodate waste volumes.

All solid waste generated within the County is accepted at the landfill and all solid waste accepted at Commission transfer sites is hauled to the landfill. A recycling depot is located at the transfer station and accepts all recycling materials and household hazardous waste from within the County boundary. Household hazardous waste disposal and recycling is made available to Didsbury residents at all Transfer Site locations.

Town of Carstairs
CanPak Environmental Inc. provides household waste collection bi-weekly with curbside recycling every Friday. The Town provides rollout bins that are emptied by the CanPak truck, and transported to the landfill. The Town of Carstairs offers a free composter to each civic address.

A recycling depot in Carstairs is open to both Town and County residents. This site is operated by the Commission and the Town of Carstairs and provides the collection of recyclables. The Town is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the recycling site. The Town of Carstairs also supplies a bin for compostable material and an option for recycling E-Waste at this site.

Eagle Hill
Recycling for rural residents is available at Eagle Hill.

Midway Community Centre
Recycling for rural residents is available at the Midway Community Centre.

Mountain View County
Rural residents rent approximately 810 bins located throughout the County. These bins are made available for residents of the county to deposit their household solid waste and are picked up on a four (4), eight (8) week, and twelve (12) week cycle by the Commission.

In addition, agricultural plastics are collected year-round at the Olds Transfer Station and wire is collected year-round at the Didsbury Resource Recovery Centre.

Town of Olds
CanPak Environmental Inc. provides household waste pick-up every 3 weeks. CanPak also provides compost pick-up every 3 weeks. CanPak also provides recycling pick-up every 3 weeks. Roll out bins are supplied by the Town.

There are two recycling depots at Olds, open to both Town and County residents that are operated by the Commission and provide collection of recyclables. The Town is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the recycling sites. Additional 3 yard compost bins are placed throughout the town between April 1 and October 31 each year for the collection of organic yard waste.

The Olds Transfer Station is owned by the Commission and operated by CanPak. In addition to residential solid waste, the transfer site also accepts recycling materials and household hazardous waste from within the County boundary. This station is equipped with a horizontal baler and therefore provides the primary storage, baling and shipping operations for the Commission recycling program.

Town of Sundre
CanPak Environmental Inc. provides household waste pickup bi-weekly. CanPak also provides compost pickup bi-weekly. The Town provides rollout bins that are emptied by the CanPak truck, and transported to the Landfill.

A recycling depot in Sundre, open to both Town and County residents, is operated by the Commission and provides for the collection of recyclables. The Town is responsible for the maintenance and up-keep of the recycling site.

The waste from the Sundre Transfer Station is transported to the Landfill. A recycling depot is located at the Transfer Station and accepts all recycling materials and household hazardous waste from within the County boundary.

Water Valley Transfer Station
The waste from the Water Valley Transfer Station is transported to the Landfill. A recycling depot is located at the Transfer Station and accepts all recycling materials and household hazardous waste from within the County boundary.

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