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Recycling Item List

​The City of Lethbridge recycles all of the items listed below.

Accepted at the Recycling Stations :

  • Cardboard
  • Glass
  • Metal
  • Paper
  • Plastics (#'s 1--7)


Accepted at the Yard Waste Recycling Sites:

  • Garden trimmings and pumpkins
  • Leaves and grass
  • Small branch and tree trimmings (size restrictions apply)


Accepted in Seasonal Collection Programs:


Accepted at the Waste and Recycling Centre:

(Note: tipping rates may apply)

  • Bicycles
  • Branch and tree trimmings
  • Car batteries
  • Christmas trees and pumpkins
  • Cooking oil
  • Electronic Waste (more info)
  • Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) (more info)
  • Lawn equipment (lawnmowers, rototillers, lawn trimmers)
  • Leaves, sod and grass
  • Metals (includes large appliances)
  • Motor Oil (and filters)
  • Paint  (more info)
  • Propane bottles
  • ​Tires
  • Wood, free of paint and stain (includes structural timber)

*There is also a standard recycling depot at the W&R Centre (see 'Depots' above for those items)​


What you can do at home: