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Recycling Item List

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

Accepted at the Recycling Stations:

 CardboardClean and flattened cardboard and boxboard (ex. cereal boxes, moving boxes).
 Paper: Clean paper (ex. newspaper, office and household paper, magazines).
 Bagged Shredded PaperClean shredded paper bagged in a clear plastic bag (ex. confidential documents).
 Metal: Clean tin and aluminum cans (ex. soup cans, beverage containers).
 Clear GlassClear clean glass (ex. bottles and jars).
 Bagged Plastic BagsClean bagged plastic bags (ex. grocery bags). 

 Plastics: Clean plastics with a number 1 through 7 recycling symbol.


Accepted at the Yard Waste Sites:

 Branches (max. 8" in diameter)
 Grass
 Leaves
 Garden trimmings (including weeds)
 Clean pumpkins (not painted)
 Fallen fruit (removed from tree branches)


Accepted in Seasonal Collection Programs:


Accepted at the Waste and Recycling Centre:

(Note: tipping rates may apply)

  Bicycles
 Branch and tree trimmings
 Car batteries
 Cooking oil
 Lawn equipment
 Leaves, sod, dirt and grass
 Metals
 Appliances
 Motor oil, filters and containers
 Propane tanks and bottles
 Tires
 Wood (lumber)
 Paint

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


What you can do at home: