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Community Clean-Up with Vivo and NHCA - May 22

Updated: May 17, 2022

To help you to get rid of unwanted household items and property waste. This event saves residents a trip to the landfill for items that do not fit in your waste and recycling carts. We are hoping to encourage proper recycling habits and bring awareness to the fact that there are other options besides the land fill.

City will provide a Regular Waste Packer Truck and Organic Material Packer Truck, learn more here: Community Cleanups – Items we accept (

Items that WILL BE accepted for Metal Recycling:

  • All metal products will be accepted, such as:

  • Appliances (except Fridges/ freezer)

  • Patio furniture

  • BBQ’s without the tank

  • Lawn mowers without oil or gas

  • Bed frames

  • Tire rims

  • And other

Items that will NOT be accepted for Metal Recycling:

  • Fridges

  • Propane tanks

  • Any toxic or flammable items

Items that WILL BE accepted for Cerebral Palsy Alberta:

  • Clothing

  • Recyclable beverage containers

  • Small household items

  • And Other items which will give the residents a chance to clean out your closets and donate for a good cause.

Items that WILL BE accepted for eCycle Solutions:

  • DVD/VCR/projectors

  • Tablets

  • Video gaming devices

  • Telephones, including cellular phones

  • Display devices

  • Radios and stereos, including after-market vehicle stereos

  • Headphones

  • Accessories-mice/keyboards/speakers/cables/docking stations

  • Video game systems and controllers

  • Portable hard drives

  • Keyboards, mice, speakers

  • Charging cables and docking stations

  • Cameras, including security cameras

  • Video recorders

  • Drones with audio or visual recording equipment

  • Peripherals and cables used to support the function of information technology, telecommunications and audio visual equipment, including charging equipment

  • Parts of information technology, telecommunications and audio visual equipment sold separately, such as hard drives

  • Lithium ion batteries from cell phones or laptops

  • Lead acid batteries (UPS batteries)

  • Cell phones and office phones

  • Cable boxes

  • Networking equipment – servers, routers, hubs, switches, etc

Items that are NOT accepted at the event:

  • Tires

  • Household Chemicals (these can be taken to the Country Hills Fire Station)

  • Car Batteries

  • Home Appliances (If freon is removed 100% – these can be put it metal recycling)

  • Propane Tanks

  • Glass

  • Microwaves (Working ones can be donated to the Drop In Centre, or if capacitators are removed, can be put in metal recycling)

  • Liquids

  • Railroad ties

Hazardous Materials

• Check this website to see: What is accepted, Where and How to package and label hazardous waste

• Throw and Go Landfill Sites: Spyhill & East Calgary

o Spyhill Landfill 11808 – 69 Street NW

o East Calgary Landfill 3801 – 68 Street SE

• Household Hazardous Waste such as paint, oil and chemicals should not be collected at community cleanups as this material needs to be separated and transported according to regulations.

• DO NOT leave hazardous waste collected from Community Cleanups at Fire Station Depots – they are not equipped to handle that volume of materials

• Important numbers to know:

o Haztech (on-call): 403-835-7193

o Information Requests: 311

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