Do you have recyclable materials using valuable space in your home, garage or shed?  Get rid of your recyclables at the curb with the blue bag program, or at Grandma's Den, McLennan Bottle Depot and Smoky River Regional Landfill.  Please see below what recyclables are accepted at each location.


Blue Bag Program

Please place your bags out on every second Friday by 7 am.

2018 blue bag recycling schedule

You can recycle...  
  • Newsprint/Heavy paper: newspaper, magazines, phone books, catalogues, flyers
  • Mixed Paper: office paper, junk mail, shredded paper, etc.
  • Boxboard: cereal boxes, pasta boxes, etc.
  • Containers: milk jugs & cartons, food cans, beverage containers, plastic containers #1-7
  • Corrugated cardboard: flattened and folder beneath blue bag.  Keep bundle of cardboard to 2 feet by 3 feet in size



  • Set out your recycling as explained above.
  • Include only those items listed above.
  • Rinse all containers.
  • All boxes MUST be collasped.
  • If you are unsure if an item is recyclable please email GFL Environmental at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. BEFORE placing it at the curb.
  • When in doubt - leave it out.
  • In the event that any of the guidelines listed are not followed, GFL Environmental maintains the right to leave items curbside. Those items are left curbside are the responsibility of the home-owner.

 Use Alternate Disposal For: 

  • Plastic Film, Wrappers or Toys
  • Plastic Bags (empty grocery bags, Ziploc bags, etc.)
  • Bubble Wrap
  • Miscellaneous Pieces of Plastic / Plastic Items
  • Styrofoam
  • Lids (incl. tin, glass and plastic lids)
  • Dirty Food Containers
  • Toxic Items (batteries, paint cans, aerosol cans)
  • Electronics or Small Appliances
  • Diapers
  • Ceramics
  • Scrap Metal or Wood
  • Food or Yard Waste
  • Soiled Paper (used Kleenex or paper towels, pizza boxes smeared with cheese, etc.)
  • NO sharp objects, needles, blades or broken glass.



Grandma's Den  

#206 Main Street SE
(780) 837-2572
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Grandma's Den

Monday to Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
You can recycle...  
  • pop bottles and cans
  • gently used

    - clothing
    - kitchenware
    - bedding
    - sports items
    - books

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McLennan Bottle Depot  

Located in McLennan at 749 - 5th Avenue NE (north of cemetery)
Ph:  780-324-3625
Cell: 780-837-1376


Summer Hours (April 1 - November 30)
Tuesday to Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Winter Hours (December 1 - March 31)
Tuesday to Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.



What containers are refundable
Depot efficiency tips


Smoky River Regional Landfill  

1.5 km northeast of Falher on Range Road 213
(780) 837-8713

  Summer Hours (May 1 - September 30)
  Tuesday & Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  Winter Hours, October 1 - April 30
  Tuesday & Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
You can recycle...  
  • Electronic equipment
    • Televisions
    • Computers
    • Monitors
    • Laptops & notebooks
    • Keyboard, mouse, cables, speakers
    • Printers
    • Tablets
  • Paint
  • Car batteries
  • Oil
  • Tires
  • Chemical pails

Separate recyclable items from other non-recyclable waste materials.

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Contact Us

Town of Falher
#011 Central Avenue SW
Box 155
Falher, Alberta T0H 1M0

Phone:  (780) 837-2247
Fax:  (780) 837-2647

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.