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SPRING CLEAN UP - Annually May-June
Bins will be located in the Public Works Shop Yard.  Access will be only granted during hours of operation - Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.  One bin will be for household items, one for old electronics and one for metals (e. g. fridges, stoves, etc.. Take care to place your  items in the appropriate bin. Metals (like old fridges, stoves, etc.) can be brought to the Public Works Compound where a bin will be provided. Appliances containing Freon should be placed next to the recyclable metal bin not in it.  If you can't lift the item leave it beside the bin. For those who need help taking items to the bins please call the Village Office   780-356-3888

GARBAGE SERVICE

Garbage pick up service is provided by County Disposal 780-532-3086.  Garbage pickup is every Friday morning.  Please have your garbage out before 7:00 a.m.  All garbage must be in the appropriate garbage bin in order to be picked up.  Bins are available for sale at the Village Office for $64.  Your garbage must be in garbage bags and put in these bins. 

COMPOST/WOOD BURNING PILE

ALLOWED: tree branches, shrubs, grass clippings, and twigs. Tree trunks with a diameter of less than eight inches only.

NOT PERMITTED AT THE COMPOST SITE:No manufactured/treated lumber of any kind.  No boards, studs, plywood. No metal.  
Any lumber can be taken to the West Grande Prairie Regional Landfill on Emerson Trail and disposed of there.  780-356-0007
Please ensure that you take away your container and/or plastic bags.  Do not leave them with the compost.

Some communities have been forced to close their compost site because of improper use.  Village Council has chosen to leave the Village site open as the convenience of having a site close by is appreciated by many residents.

A surveillance camera has been installed and a heavy fine will be imposed on those who violate the Compost site Bylaw.   

This area is not to be used for disposal of personal garbage.  A $500 fine for dumping of anything other than wood at the Compost Wood burning pile.   09/04/48   Thank you for your compliance.


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