Garbage & Recycling

Please help keep our Hamlets clean by ensuring that all garbage set out for collection is protected from animals. The use of animal-proof containers is greatly encouraged.

Hamlet Garbage Pick Up

Kneehill County and the Town of Trochu have entered into an agreement that will have the Town of Trochu provide curbside waste collection in the Hamlets of Kneehill County. This agreement will become effective April 1, 2016. With this new agreement waste collection days will change; Wednesday will no longer be the day waste collected. Waste collection will change to Thursday and Friday.

THURSDAY – Torrington, Wimborne, Huxley, Swalwell and Sunnyslope

  • There is a 3 bag maximum limit
  • There is a 45 pound maximum weight limit
  •  Only bagged household waste will be collected
  • Waste such as tires, auto parts, furniture, appliances, toxic, renovation/construction waste, hazardous waste and brush will not be collected
  • Collection is curbside pick-up only
  • Waste should be ready for collection by 7:00 am
  • In the event that waste collection does not occur on the regular scheduled day (inclement weather, vehicle failure, etc). Collection shall occur on the following Monday

Transfer Sites

Kneehill County has Waste Transfer Sites throughout the County with various open times and accepted materials lists. Details below.
Tipping fees for Non-Residents at the Kneehill County Landfill:
  • 1/2 ton trucks - $20.00
  • 1 ton trucks - $40.00
  • Loads larger than specified - $80.00
  • Freon Appliances - $15.00
 *** Please note that loads must be sorted and directions from site attendants must be adhered to as some material may not be acceptable ***

Transfer Site Brochure
Torrington Waste Recovery Site Brochure

Transfer Station Information (Printable)
Transfer Site Info

We are also part of the Drumheller and District Solid Waste Association where much of the waste is transferred to for further disposal.
Click here for more information on Ag Plastic Recycling

  1. Three Hills
  2. Linden
  3. Kneehill County
  4. Acme
  5. Carbon
  6. Trochu
Google Maps Link
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10am to 6pm
Saturdays from 9am to 5pm

Location: SW-25-31-24-W4M

If traveling on Highway 21:
- Head west on Township Rd 314
- Turn left onto Range Rd 240A
- Continue onto Township Rd 314
- Destination will be approximately 750 m on the right.
If traveling from Three Hills:
- Head south on 6 Ave N
- Continue on Range Rd 240
- Range Rd 240 turns slightly right and becomes Range Rd 240A
- Continue onto Township Rd 314 and the destination will be approximately 750 m in the right.

Acceptable Materials: Transfer Bins, Batteries, Pesticide Containers, Twine, Paint Cans.