April 12th, 2024

City yard waste sites open


By Lethbridge Herald on April 6, 2021.

The City of Lethbridge’s seasonal Yard Waste Sites have opened and the Waste & Recycling Centre’s (landfill) summer hours began on April 1.
 Yard Waste Sites:
•  Open 7 days a week, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
• Self-service sites meaning residents must be able to unload their own material
•  Residents must wear a mask/face covering and must keep a two metre distance when interacting with site staff or other customers
•  Residents are asked to put material in paper bags to avoid having to de-bag materials from plastic bags
•  Additionally, the following rules will be applied to help speed up the drop-off process and limit contact between staff and the public:
•  Only one customer allowed at the compacter at a time
•   Only one customer allowed at the branch chipper at a time
 Waste and Recycling Centre:
• Open Monday-Saturday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
• Residents must wear a mask/face covering and must keep a two-metre distance when interacting with site staff or other customers
• Residents with yard waste will be direct to the compost pad for unloading
• Self-service sites meaning residents must be able to unload their own material
• Residents are asked to put material in paper bags to avoid having to de-bag materials from plastic bags
• There will be a maximum of two customers unloading branches at any given time
• There will be a maximum of two customers unloading yard waste at any given time
• Unloading stalls will be created to ensure proper physical distancing at all times
• Residents with waste and/or recycling will be directed to the Public Drop-off area
• There will be a maximum of one customer per bin or table at a time
• Additional customers will queue after the scale at the entrance to the Public Drop-off area
• Every second unloading stall will be closed to encourage appropriate physical distancing
• Regular tipping fees apply and cash is accepted, however credit or debit payments are preferred
 Residents are asked to carefully follow these restrictions so the yard waste disposal sites and the Waste & Recycling Centre can safely remain open for everyone’s use. For more information on changes to the City’s Waste and Recycling Services during COVID-19, please call Lethbridge 311 or visit http://www.lethbridge.ca/wrs.

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