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Big Bin Events allow residents to dispose of household items too large for regular collection at no charge.

2020 Big Bin Events

Please check back in May for the 2020 Big Bin Event schedule.
 
12,330 customers disposed of 549 tonnes of recyclable items for a grand total of 1,898 tonnes of waste items during the 2019 Big Bin Events.  
 

Materials Accepted

  • Couches, chairs, mattresses, and other household furniture items too large for curbside pickup
  • Fridges, freezers, washers, dryers and other large household appliances (will be recycled)
  • Computers, televisions and other household electronics (will be recycled)
  • Tires and scrap metal
  • Yard waste, including branches no longer than 1.2 m (4 ft) and 0.75 m (2.5 ft) in diameter

Materials Not Accepted

Secure Your Load Properly

Residents are reminded to secure their load properly by tying large items to their vehicle and covering loose material with a tarp.

Reusable Items

Reuse Centre items will be accepted. Check our list of acceptable items.

If you have items that are in good condition and can be reused, you can donate them.

Our online Reuse Directory provides a list of charities and businesses that can reuse many gently used household items.

For More Information

Telephone

In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Email wasteman@edmonton.ca

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