Medicine Hat Garbage Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

We’re here to help you find the Medicine Hat garbage pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Medicine Hat is in Alberta with Calgary and Red Deer to the northwest, Saskatoon to the northeast, Lethbridge 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.

Medicine Hat Garbage Collection Calendar 2023

For normal garbage collections schedules, visit

Garbage Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

Closed December 24 – 26  

Open December 27 – 30  

Closed December 31 and January 1

For further information please contact  Corporate Communications 

City of Medicine Hat  403-529-8296

Medicine Hat garbage Collection Map

Medicine Hat Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: for find the collection day for your bulk waste.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

• Household garbage.

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Recyclables
  • Household hazardous waste
  • Reusable items
  • Mattresses
  • Yard and garden material

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 Medicine Hat and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2023

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar:

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Medicine Hat?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit:

What day is garbage pickup?

To find garbage pickup on your street visit:

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 Medicine Hat Public Works Department?

2190 Brier Park Pl NW
Medicine Hat, AB T1C 1S6

Email us

Phone: 403-529-8176
Fax: 403-525-8624

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