Waste Information

The Municipal District of Wainwright has changed garbage service provider is Waste Management. Rural customers have access to a garbage bin supplied by the M.D. of Wainwright at no cost and must pay for the monthy waste collection fee.

To receive a municipal bin, please call the Administration Office at 780-842-4454 to place the request.

The following is the cost schedule as per our contract with Waste Management (As per new 3-year contract – 0% change from the previous contract rate; 3% increase effective January 1, 2021; 2% increase effective January 1, 2022 – contract ends December 31, 2022). For additional lifts, customers will be charged the monthly rate based on the size of bin.

Description Jan 1/20 – Dec 31/20 Jan 1/21 – Dec 31/21 Jan 1/22 – Dec 31/22
3 Yard Bin $35.95/month + GST $37.03/month + GST $37.77/month + GST
4 Yard Bin $38.26/month + GST $39.41 /month + GST $40.20/month + GST
5 Yard Bin $40.59/month + GST $41.81/month + GST $42.65/month + GST
6 Yard Bin $42.90/month + GST $44.19 /month + GST $45.07/month + GST

Major appliances MUST be taken to the appropriate landfill sites for proper disposal. These landfill sites are located in the Town of Wainwright and the Villages of Chauvin, Edgerton and Irma.


Door to door service is offered weekly at the Fabyan townsite on Thursdays and the residential PMQ’s at the Western Area Training Centre (Camp Wainwright) on Tuesdays. Some Key points with regards to the collection of residential solid waste:

  • Solid waste must be put out by 7:00 a.m. on your regularly scheduled collection. Waste collection takes place on all statutory holidays with the exception of Christmas Day.
  • Residents must provide and maintain a maximum of 4 receptacles per dwelling unit or a total of 8 bags.
  • A receptacle is an animal proof container constructed of metal, plastic or rubber with two handles and should not exceed 27 kilograms (60 pounds) when full.
  • In order to facilitate pick-up, a clear and unobstructed access to your receptacles is required.

If you have any questions or complaints regarding solid waste collection, please contact the M.D. of Wainwright administration office at (780) 842-4454.


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