Town of Canmore

Solid Waste Services (Including Recycling and Compost)

Mission statement:

Serving the community to enhance our quality of life by providing a community recycling program and ensuring the Town of Canmore’s waste collection system is animal-proof and sanitary.

Core functions:

  • 7 days / week recycling services and waste collection
  • 7 days / week recycling depot for specialty items such as used oil and leaf collection
  • 5 days / week large item cleanup program
  • Pedestrian waste container servicing
  • Support special events

Office location:

100 Glacier Drive
Canmore, AB T1W 1K8


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General inquiries 403.678.1580
After-hours emergency 403.996.0401

The Town of Canmore is located within Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Canmore area, known as “Chuwapchipchiyan Kudi Bi” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “shooting at the willows”) and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation, and Goodstoney First Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play and help us steward this land and honour and celebrate this territory. We commit to working to live in right relations and to advance Truth and Reconciliation.

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