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How the Blue Cart recycling facility works Calgary

Learn more about the City of Calgary's Waste Goals. About the recycling facility. When your items are picked up from your blue cart or community recycling depot they go to the Cascades Recovery recycling sorting facility in S.E. Calgary. People and machines sort all the mixed recyclables into different types of materials, bale them and ship

Community recycling depot locations The City of Calgary

Listed below are the recycling bin locations within the city. For a location near you, see the list of north and south depots below, or find a location using Google Maps.. As of January 2015, the Waste Bylaw 4M2020 prohibits private recycling companies from leaving material at Community Recycling Depots.

Recycling returns to normal in Calgary after COVID-19

Recycling is back to normal in Calgary after weeks of blue bin items being sent to the landfill due to a COVID-19 outbreak at the sorting facility.

COVID-19 outbreak at Calgary recycling facility not

May 12, 2020 An outbreak of the novel coronavirus at a the Cascades Recovery Recycling Facility in Calgary hasn't impacted the city's blue bin collection program at this point. workers on the sorting

Blue cart recycling diverted to CTV News Calgary

May 15, 2020 Blue cart recycling diverted to landfills following COVID-19 outbreak at sorting facility. that prompted the temporary suspension of accepting recycling. According to the City of Calgary

Blue cart recycling The City of Calgary Home Page

The City of Calgary provides Blue Cart recycling to single family residential homes. Blue carts are collected weekly on the same day as green carts. Set your cart out by 7:00 a.m. Bundle plastic bags together in a single bag and tie closed. For the rest of your recyclables, put them loose in your

Recycling not being picked up in some communities due to

Jun 28, 2018 According to a release from the City of Calgary, a small fire in the recycling sorting facility has caused a delay in the pick-up for some Calgary communities, and those residents are now being asked to hold onto their recycling until the next pick-up day on July 4. See also

Fire at recycling sorting facility CTV News Calgary

Jun 27, 2018 The City of Calgary says nearly 2,000 households did not have their blue carts collected on Wednesday following a morning fire at a recycling sorting facility.

Waste and Recycling Education Resources The City of Calgary

Test your sorting knowledge and learn about Calgary's waste diversion programs in a fun way with our waste sorting game. Sort materials correctly and win fun items for your own digital park! Visit us to learn how recyclables are sorted at the Recycling Facility. Call 311 to book. Official web site of The City of Calgary, located in

What can go in your blue cart The City of Calgary

Your blue cart is for acceptable household paper, cardboard and container packaging. It is important to recycle the right things in your blue cart and community recycling depots, and properly prepare your materials.. When you put in items that don't belong, it can cause injuries to workers and costly shutdowns at our recycling sorting facility.. Not sure where to put an item.

COVID-19 outbreak at Calgary recycling facility not

An outbreak of the novel coronavirus at a the Cascades Recovery Recycling Facility in Calgary hasn't impacted the city's blue bin collection program at this point. workers on the sorting lines

Coronavirus outbreak forces Calgary recycling facility

May 14, 2020 Coronavirus outbreak forces Calgary recycling facility shutdown. Mayor Nenshi hopeful the temporary recycling closure will be fixed by next week. May 14, 2020 Darren Krause CALGARY 0. Calgary blue, green and black bins. LIVEWIRE CALGARY FILE PHOTO. Calgary recycling material will be shipped to city landfills if residents put out their blue bins

Calgary recycling: How recyclables are sorted YouTube

Jun 13, 2013 Take a behind the scenes look at how Calgary's recycling facility, owned and operated by Cascades Recovery Inc., sorts all the items from your blue carts and...

City of Calgary update on response to COVID-19 May 14, 2020

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 at the Cascades Recovery sorting facility, the company has temporarily suspended receiving recyclable materials from The City. This means temporary impacts on The City’s blue cart program and community recycling depots. As of May 13, 19 employees from the Cascades sorting facility have tested positive for COVID-19.

Don't bag your recycling, and other tips for Calgary's

Sharon Howland, with the City of Calgary's waste and recycling services, stands at the Cascades Recovery recycling sorting facility. (Monty Kruger/CBC)

Recycling Sorting Facility Opens YouTube

Apr 24, 2009 With curbside recycling now underway in SW Calgary, there has to be a place to process all that paper, tin and plastic. The 30 million dollar METRO Waste sorting facility was officially opened by

Recycling not being picked up in some communities due to

Jun 28, 2018 According to a release from the City of Calgary, a small fire in the recycling sorting facility has caused a delay in the pick-up for some Calgary communities, and those residents are now being asked to hold onto their recycling until the next pick-up day on July 4. See also

Blue Cart residential recycling program celebrates 10 years

Blue Cart Sorting Facility Calgarians have recycled more than 600 million kilograms of material through Blue Cart program Calgary Ten years after the Blue Cart Residential Recycling Program was introduced to households across the city, Calgarians are now recycling and composting more material at home than is sent to landfill for disposal.

Calgary Organics Composting Facility AIM Environmental Group

With a design capacity of 145,500 tonnes per year, the facility is designed to receive and compost organics from the City of Calgary residential source separated organics program as well as dewatered biosolids from one of the City of Calgary’s Waste Water Treatment Facilities.

Recycling & Waste Management Services Cascades Recovery+

Our success lies within our approach to understanding your business needs and sustainability goals. The Recovery PLUS ® program is all you need to achieve the highest rate of diversion while minimizing costs. The program is built around a simple 5 step process called C.A.R.M.A.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Calgary’s Blue Cart

2. Sorting the different types of recyclables. Did you know that robots sort your different types of recyclables? Your blue bin materials go to the Cascades Recovery+ sorting facility in S.E. Calgary. At the sorting facility, a mix of about 30% human sorters and 70% state-of-the-art technology help sort your recyclables into the proper categories.

How much Christmas waste is being recycled in Calgary

Jan 04, 2018 As Calgarians are getting back to their routines after busy Christmas holidays, workers at the City of Calgary’s Waste and Recycling Services are well into their busiest time of the year.

Waste, Garbage and Recycling Services in Calgary, Alberta

Recycling is becoming an intentional practice for more and more homeowners, businesses and communities. As the country's largest recycler, Waste Management makes recycling in Calgary convenient and affordable with a number of recycling drop off locations around the city.

CIty of Calgary COVID update May 19

The City will open other courses based on our ability to ensure health and safety. Blue Cart update. Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 at the Cascades Recovery sorting facility, the company temporarily suspended receiving recyclable materials from The City last week. That meant that all recycling picked up since last Wednesday was taken to the

Calgary recycling: How recyclables are sorted YouTube

Jun 13, 2013 Take a behind the scenes look at how Calgary's recycling facility, owned and operated by Cascades Recovery Inc., sorts all the items from your blue carts and...

Coronavirus outbreak forces Calgary recycling facility

May 14, 2020 Coronavirus outbreak forces Calgary recycling facility shutdown. Mayor Nenshi hopeful the temporary recycling closure will be fixed by next week. May 14, 2020 Darren Krause CALGARY 0. Calgary blue, green and black bins. LIVEWIRE CALGARY FILE PHOTO. Calgary recycling material will be shipped to city landfills if residents put out their blue bins

COVID-19 outbreak at Calgary recycling facility not

An outbreak of the novel coronavirus at a the Cascades Recovery Recycling Facility in Calgary hasn’t impacted the city’s blue bin collection program at this point. workers on the sorting

Recycling Sorting Facility Opens YouTube

Apr 24, 2009 With curbside recycling now underway in SW Calgary, there has to be a place to process all that paper, tin and plastic. The 30 million dollar METRO Waste sorting facility was officially opened by

City of Calgary update on response to COVID-19 May 26, 2020

As of May 25, there are no additional cases of COVID-19 at the Cascades Recovery sorting facility. The recycling facility will be operating at about 75 per cent by the end of the week as operations return to normal capacity. If you can’t hold onto material anymore,

Blue Planet Recycling: Areas Served Calgary

INDUSTRIAL & PLASTIC RECYCLING IN CALGARY Call 1-866-421-5060 for scrap plastic recycling in Calgary Blue Planet Recycling has a track record of success in helping businesses and industries in Calgary develop seamless, efficient and cost-saving recycling solutions while reducing waste and disposal costs. Calgary has transformed from a western cowboy frontier town to a beautiful

Calgary Organics Composting Facility AIM Environmental Group

With a design capacity of 145,500 tonnes per year, the facility is designed to receive and compost organics from the City of Calgary residential source separated organics program as well as dewatered biosolids from one of the City of Calgary’s Waste Water Treatment Facilities.

Recycling & Waste Management Services Cascades Recovery+

Our success lies within our approach to understanding your business needs and sustainability goals. The Recovery PLUS ® program is all you need to achieve the highest rate of diversion while minimizing costs. The program is built around a simple 5 step process called C.A.R.M.A.

Don't put bear spray in your recycling bin, City of

May 26, 2016 Article content. One wayward can of bear spray was all it took to cause chaos at Calgary’s recycling centre. The can slipped by the humans who oversee the pre-sorting

How much Christmas waste is being recycled in Calgary

Jan 04, 2018 As Calgarians are getting back to their routines after busy Christmas holidays, workers at the City of Calgary’s Waste and Recycling Services are well into their busiest time of the year.

Calgary finds new markets for recyclables after Chinese

Workers at Edmonton's waste management facility sort through different recyclable products on Dec. 28, 2017. of Calgary's waste and recycling services, said Wednesday the city has found buyers

CIty of Calgary COVID update May 19

The City will open other courses based on our ability to ensure health and safety. Blue Cart update. Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 at the Cascades Recovery sorting facility, the company temporarily suspended receiving recyclable materials from The City last week. That meant that all recycling picked up since last Wednesday was taken to the

Recycling wrong in Calgary carries big cost Calgary

Nov 07, 2019 She said the rule for recycling in Calgary, however, is easy. “This facility is for household paper and packaging only. That’s it,” she said. The City of Calgary also offers a comprehensive

News Alberta Waste & Recycle

Nov 04, 2012 Evansland NW Calgary sorting facility Open and Now Accepting Mixed Construction Waste & Sorted Materials Alberta Waste and Recycling Posted: November 4, 2012 Paula Magdich of the City of Calgary's waste and recycling services, said since last November, the city has increased landfill charges for the dumping of "designated" materials, such