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Garbage, Organics & Recycling

The Town of Devon provides its residents with a comprehensive waste collection program that includes weekly pick up of waste and recycling, organics pickup, access to the Devon Recycling Depot and our Spring and Fall Treasure Hunt & Large Item Pick Up events. 

Click on the image to see the Devon Recycle Depot Handbook

2023/24 Collection Schedule

Below are the waste collection schedule for 2023 & 2024. Waste collection typically occurs on Tuesdays & Wednesdays of the week unless one falls on a General Holiday, in which case collection is scheduled to a different date.

What goes where?

If you aren't sure if an item should be placed in your black waste cart, green organics cart or blue recycling bag, you can always refer to our detailed sorting list which provides a thorough list of how to dispose of common household items.

Detailed Sorting List

Curbside Collection

Residential waste is picked up weekly on Tuesdays or Wednesdays depending on when residents collection day is.

 See which day your curbside pick up is here 

Curbside collection includes:

  • Garbage - black waste carts are collecting weekly year round
  • Blue Bag Recycling - blue recycling bags are collecting weekly year round
  • Organics - green organics carts are collected weekly from May to November and bi-weekly from November to May

Curbside Collection Requirements

  • All carts and blue bags must be out by 7 a.m. on your collection day
  • Carts must be placed on the street against the curb or at the edge of your laneway in a back alley
  • Front of cart must face towards the road or alley
  • Ensure there is at least one metre of space between all carts and blue bags and vehicles or structures
  • Lids must be fully closed

Devon Recycle Depot

The Town of Devon operates a Recycle Depot at 20 Haven Avenue behind the IGA Community Centre.

Recycle Depot Hours

  • Mondays, Fridays & Saturdays - 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Wednesdays - 4 - 7 p.m.
  • Closed on all statutory holidays

Learn more about the Recycle Depot here


To report a broken or damaged cart, or missed collection you can contact:

Issues with garbage collection can also be reported on the Our Devon App!

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Devon, AB T9G 1A1

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