Recycling, garbage and compost for multi-family homes

Recycling, garbage and compost at multi-family homes

Calgary Housing Company multi-family homes have recently switched to City of Calgary Waste and Recycling Services for our garbage, recycling and composting services.

The following information and resources will help you understand what goes in which bin.

What goes where?


  • Put material into tied garbage bags before putting into your dumpster or cart.
  • For carts, use large plastic bags to line the container to save on multiple bags.


  • Put all recyclables loose in your recycling bin, except for bagged shredded paper and bundled plastic bags.
  • Properly rinse out your containers before recycling.

Food and yard waste

Recycling (Blue Bin)


Compost/Food and Yard Waste (Green Bin)


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