Toxic Roundup June 18th, 2022
On Saturday, June 18th the Edson Recycling Depot, Hinton Recycling Depot (Rowan Street Recycling), and the Evansburg Recycling Centre (Pembina Arena) will be accepting drop-offs of various hazardous waste items, including electronics, paint, tires, used oil materials, and household hazardous waste! If you have any questions, please call (780) 723-4002! For more information on recycling... Continue Reading →
We are very excited to share with you our major project of 2021/2022, the EDRS Virtual Education Tour! The restrictions of the pandemic showed us the need to make our Educational Programming more accessible for all. Our organization collaborated with Katlyn McKenna with Airside Network to develop this virtual, interactive, 360 degrees tour of the... Continue Reading →
Take It Or Leave It Information
First opened in 1997, the Take It Or Leave It has been the flagship reuse centre for Edson and the surrounding area for nearly 25 years. The Take It Or Leave It has played an integral role in waste diversion in Edson over the years; in fact, each year this facility take in over 120... Continue Reading →
Community Garden Origins
Have you ever wondered how the Community Garden came to be? On November 5th, 2013, members of the community met with Ron Berezan, a landscape architect focused on edible landscaping. After this, the Edson and District Recycling Society (EDRS) partnered with the Town of Edson and the greater community, to spearhead the effort to create... Continue Reading →
New Plastics Recycling
Be sure to read up on the new sorting protocols for plastics at the recycling depot. Below, we have a list of plastics that fall under our two updated sorting categories as well as a collection of frequently asked questions. This info can also be found here.
Electronics Pilot Launch!
The new electronics recycling pilot program is here! We are happy to announce the official start of the expanded electronics recycling pilot program here in Edson, Hinton and Yellowhead County; kicking off during our Toxic Round Up. The Alberta Recycling Management Authority (ARMA) says: “The pilot project will help reduce municipal landfill waste, support environmental... Continue Reading →
600 New Recyclable Electronics
Recycle your electronics and small household appliances! An updated electronics recycling pilot program is coming this fall with an expanded list of accepted items. The Edson and District Recycling Society expects the two-year pilot program, set out by the Alberta Recycling Management Authority (ARMA), to begin in September and are therefor encouraging residents to bring... Continue Reading →
What can I recycle?
List of items accepted at the Edson Recycle Depot.
Can I compost?
You can. Here's how.
What goes in my green cart?
What's the best way to get organic waste from kitchen to curb?
Schedule a tour, seminar, gamified classroom activity, garden work bee, and more.
For The Workplace
Request an audit of your school or workplace waste management practices.
Recycle pesticide containers, silage wrap, twine, and greenhouse film
Borrow the recycling receptacle trailer
Make your event zero-waste
Book the Enviro Discovery Trailer
(solar demos, birdhouse building, or pedal generators)
Where is the community garden?
Can I join? Can I book a tour?
Edson Community Garden
Where can I recycle?
Map of the Edson Recycle Depot and other waste transfer stations in Yellowhead County
When is seniors’ day?
We unload seniors' sorted recycling from the vehicles on the first Wednesday of every month.