Town Services

Waste Collection

Solid Waste Collection

In order to ensure that your solid waste is collected, it must be put out by 7:00 a.m. on your regularly scheduled collection day. Solid waste collection takes place on all statutory holidays with the exception of Christmas Day.

Garbage Rates

   
Current Rates:  
Residential Garbage $14.50/month

Some keys points with regards to the collection of residential solid waste:

  • Residents must provide and maintain a maximum of 4 receptacles per dwelling unit
  • a receptacle is an animal proof container constructed of metal, plastic or rubber with two handles and not exceeding 27 kilograms (60 pounds) when full
  • clippings from trees and shrubs must be compactly and securely tied in bundles not exceeding 1.2 metres (4 feet) in length and 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 contact Waste Management of Canada Corporation at 306-825-6511.

The following is the solid waste collection schedule for residential properties in the Town of Wainwright: Click here for map

  • Monday
    East side of 14 Street to west side of 23 Street from 1 Avenue to 23 Avenue
  • Tuesday
    East side of Main Street to the west side of 14th Street from 1st Avenue to the south side of 14th Avenue east side of 9th Street to west side of 14th Street from 14th Avenue to 18th Avenue.
  • Wednesday
    West side of Main Street to 1st Street from 1st Avenue to the south side of 14th Avenue and Stardust Village Subdivision.
  • Friday
    East side of 23 Street to Highway 41

Commercial/Industrial/Institutional

The Town through the contractor provides for one collection of solid waste per week. Additional collections must be arranged with the contractor:

Waste Management 306-825-6511

Some keys points with regards to the collection of commercial, industrial and institutional solid waste:

  • A maximum of 4 receptacles may be used at a premise
  • Where refuse cannot be contained within the number of receptacles stated above the owner shall provide a bin of sufficient size to store all refuse between collections
  • A bin is a metal container for waste which is designed to be emptied by mechanical means only

Landfill

The Wainwright Regional Waste to Energy Authority, located at 1201 – 4 Avenue South operates a Landfill, Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and on Saturday’s from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. For further information contact the Waste to Energy Facility at 842-4051.

Effective January 1, 2018, the Wainwright Regional Landfill hours are changing to Monday to Friday – Gates open at 8am and close at 4:45pm. Saturdays – Gates open at 8am and close at 3:45pm.  The Landfill will remain closed on Sundays and all Statutory Holidays.

 Landfill Rate Change

Effective- January 1st 2018, the Landfill tipping fees will increase as follows.      

 

Current Rate

New Rate

Clean Burnable Construction

$33.04

$33.70

Clean Concrete

$14.58

$14.87

Construction Waste

$99.08

$101.06

General Household Waste

$66.06

$67.38

Metal

$33.14

$33.80

Shingles

$33.14

$33.80

 **Plus, GST on all Rates **

If you have any questions or complaints regarding solid waste collection contact Waste Management at 306-825-6511 or visit our environmental initiatives and recycling page.