Varsity Community Cleanup
Sunday May 8, 2022
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Last vehicle in queue 1:30 pm
Varsity Parking Lot
Please review the site map to ensure your vehicle is packed for easy unloading
The City of Calgary will be supplying 3 garbage trucks. There is no organics truck this year so we ARE NOT accepting seasonal yard waste. You can take it to a City landfill for free from April 18 – May 29, 2022.
For more information check out the website: Seasonal Yard Waste Program.
The City trucks will not accept: Car batteries, Glass, Household appliances with Freon (e.g. refrigerators, freezers), Microwaves, Liquids (e.g. cooking oils), Large metal items (e.g. lawnmowers, barbeques), Railway ties, Sod or dirt or any household hazardous waste including Propane tanks, Paint, Automobile, cleaning, healthcare and gardening chemicals.
For more information check out the website: Community Cleanups – Items we accept
Household hazardous waste can be taken to one of three sanitary landfill sites. For more information check out the website: Landfill hours and locations
Our very own Varsity resident Ankur Mahajan will be bringing his Pulp Shred trucks.
- The Paper Shredding & Recycling truck will accept Office paper, Receipts, Mails, Bank statements, Notes, Printouts, Newspapers, and Magazines. They do not accept Cardboard, Hardcover books, Credit cards, Plastic, CDs, DVDs, Tapes USBs, Hard Drives, Three-ring binders, Lever-arch binders, Hanging folders, Transparencies or Large Bulldog clips. Please note there is a limit of 3 boxes/bags per household.
- The Electronics Recycling truck will accept Computers, Laptops, Notebooks, Tablets, Computer Monitors, Smart Phones, Answering Machines, Printers, Copiers, Scanners, Projectors, Power Cords, Cables, Televisions, Screens and DVD & Game Consoles. They will not accept Batteries, Bio-hazard materials, Chemical Waste, Paint, Tires, Appliances, Dishwashers, Refrigerators, Stoves, Washing Machines, Dryers or Fluorescent Tubes.
For more information check out the website: Pulp Shred
Also attending the cleanup is the Calgary Drop-In Centre with their Free Goods Program truck. They will be accepting the following items that are in good condition. Furniture (beds, dressers, kitchen tables and chairs, couches, desks, shelving units, TV’s), Household Goods (kitchenware, cookware, microwaves, small appliances, can openers, vacuums, bedding, linen, towels), Clothing (lightly used clothing from business to casual, outerwear, footwear and other essentials) and Computers (working computers, tablets, monitors, keyboards, mice, cords and other technology.)
For more information check out the website: Free Goods Program
Please note that participants will be required to follow all active provincial and local public health measures during the Community Clean-up. For more information visit https://www.alberta.ca/covid-19-public-health-actions.aspx and https://www.calgary.ca/csps/cema/covid19/response-to-coronavirus.html?redirect=/covid19