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Lethbridge Garbage Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

We’re here to help you find the Lethbridge garbage pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Lethbridge is in Alberta with Medicine Hat to the northeast, Calgary and Airdrie to the northwest, Kelowna and Penticton to the west.

If there’s a change to your normal garbage collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Lethbridge Garbage Collection Calendar 2024

For normal garbage collection schedule, type in your address with the city’s Waste Wizard to find your collection schedule or to sign up for reminders.

Garbage Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • Family Day:
  • Victoria Day/National Patriot’s Day
  • Labour Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Day

Due to the holidays, your waste collection may take place one day later than your usual collection day.

Lethbridge Garbage Collection Map

Lethbridge Garbage Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

The City offers access to two complimentary collections per year, a minimum of three months apart, at your convenience.

For more information, visit Large Item Service.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Appliances
  • Gas Barbeques (propane tank removed)
  • Bagged Household Waste (no windows) 
  • Household Furnishings
  • Bagged Yard Waste (max 25 kg)
  • Lawn Mowers (batteries and gas removed)
  • Bicycles
  • Sinks, Toilets, Bathtubs
  • Bundled Tied Tree Prunings

* Freon appliances count as two pick-ups
* Water Softener only empty

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Concrete
  • Dirt or Sod
  • Electronic Waste
  • Fences/Decks
  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Renovation/Construction Material
  • Stumps and Root Balls
  • Tires

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Lethbridge and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2024

Here’s the link to the recycling collection schedule.

For more information about the city’s recycling program, click here.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Lethbridge?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit the city’s Large Item Service.

What day is garbage pickup?

To find garbage pickup on your street, enter your address in the city’s waste wizard tool.

What time does garbage collection start?

Garbage collection starts at 7 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Lethbridge Public Works Department?

311 or 403-320-3111 (if outside of Lethbridge)

Service request options

Did we miss anything?

Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Lethbridge garbage pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.

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