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
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014 
Paper and Cardboard
1,739,540
2,017,907
1,854,770
1,730,920 1,694,000
Glass
45,130
82,136
38,000
39,000
42,000
Tin Cans
42,500
33,480 27,763
44,688 29,780
Plastics
12,930
29,640
55,353
Nothing shipped* 139,180
E-Waste
119,823
146,550
151,810
145,350
119,000
Total
1,959,923
2,309,713
2,127,696
1,959,958
2,023,960

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