Varsity Community Cleanup

Saturday July 6, 2024
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Last vehicle in queue 11:30 am
Community Centre Parking Lot

Please review the site map to ensure your vehicle is packed for easy unloading


Take scrap metal to a metal recycler.  Some private companies may buy scrap metal, charge a fee or accept items for free.

You can also take scrap metal to a city landfill for recycling.

Landfill charges will apply.

For more information:

The City of Calgary Waste & Recycling Services and Community Strategies is partnering with us to help residents get rid of unwanted household items and property waste.  There will be three packer trucks onsite to collect household waste.

The following items MAY NOT be brought to the cleanup:

Organics Metals Tires
Household Chemicals Propane Tanks Microwaves
Home Appliances Liquids Car Batteries
Glass Railroad Ties

For a list of all Community Cleanups and what items will and will not be accepted, go to

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 file size boxes (W 15″ x L 12″ x H 10″) 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

The Calgary Drop-In Centre will be on site 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: