Garbage & Recycling

Hazardous Waste Roundup 


Saturday, May 27, 2017, 10am- 2 pm
At the Kneehill County Shop
(205 1st Avenue SW, Three Hills)


Typical Household Hazardous Wastes Collected:

From your workbench:
  • Adhesives, glues, resins
  • Hobby supplies, artist supplies
  • Latex paint
  • Oil paints
  • Spray paints
  • Stains, thinners, and stripper
  • Sealers
  • Solvents
  • Creosote
  • Hydrochloric acid
  • Rust preventatives
From your yard:
  • insecticides, weed killers, poisons
  • Pesticides
  • Propane Cylinders
  • Swimming pool chemicals
  • Wood preservatives
  • Fertilizer
  • Cesspool cleaners
  • Herbicides
  • Rodent Killers
From your garage:
  • Car batteries, dry cell batteries
  • Engine degreasers, brake fluids
  • Transmission fluids
  • Antifreeze
  • Engine and radiator fluids
  • Radiator cleaner
Kneehill County Transfer Site


From your house:

  • Aerosol cans
  • Cleaners, spot removers
  • Ammonia
  • Computers, electronic equimpent
  • Hearing aid (button style) batteries
  • Nicad batteries
  • Photo chemicals, chemistry sets
  • Floor cleaners
  • Oven cleaners
  • Bleaches
  • Dry cleaning fluid
  • Metal polish
  • Drain cleaners
Click here for a printable information sheet.

Solid Waste Management Bylaw



  • Kneehill County landfill is a Class III facility and is limited to accepting inert solid waste only.
  • Inert waste means solid waste that, when disposed of in a landfill or reused, is not reasonably expected to undergo physical, chemical or biological changes to such an extent as to produce substances that may cause an adverse effect, and includes, but is no limited to; demolition debris, concrete, asphalt shingles, glass, ceramic materials, dry timber or wood that has not been chemically treated.
  • Complete Solid Waste Bylaw 1684