Recycling

Do your part to protect the environment by recycling!
  • Please ensure that all items are clean, dry, and free of food or other contamination.
  • Please do not put plastic bags, twine, or string in collection bins.
  • You may wish to flatten items to conserve space.
A monthly recycling fee is applied to each utility bill in Camrose.

All materials collected will be transferred to other locations for processing. Recycling with Centra Cam is able to resell only selected materials, so please be diligent to determine which items are recycled in Camrose.

For information about items collected, how to prepare materials for recycling, and locations please check:
Recycle with Centra Cam
The "Recycle with Centra Cam" Collection Depot is run by Centra Cam at 4402 - 51 Avenue under a contract with the City of Camrose. The facility is open for most drop-off's 24 hours per day. Please click here for instructions and items accepted at Centra Cam for Recycle Collection. For more information, please call 780.679.4196 or email us.

Recycled Materials
The table below provides information on how much materials are being recycled in the Camrose Depot.
Item Quantity Recycled in Kilograms
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
Paper and Cardboard
1,650,360
1,739,540
2,017,907
1,854,770
1,730,920
Glass
35,000
45,130
82,136
38,000
39,000
Tin Cans
30,420
42,500
33,480 27,763
44,688
Plastics
25,370
12,930
29,640
55,353
Nothing shipped*
E-Waste
118,460
119,823
146,550
151,810
145,350
Total
1,859,610
1,959,923
2,309,713
2,127,696
1,959,958

*quantities are of items that have been shipped - NOT what was brought into the centre.