2019 Cranston Community Cleanup Day!

Join the Cranston Community Association in partnership with the City of Calgary Waste & Recycling Services in our annual community Clean-Up Day on Saturday 8 June from 9 am to 2 pm.  We will be at the Century Hall parking lot, located at 11 Cranarch Road SE.   The following services will be on hand for you to offload any unwanted items you may have around the house:

City of Calgary Waste & Recycling

The City of Calgary’s packer trucks will be accepting household waste that you want to clear from your house or garage until 2 pm.  In addition, there will be a truck available to accept organic waste (branches, leaves, grass clippings).  For a list of what is accepted as garbage and what can be recycled or composted, please go to the following link:  http://www.calgary.ca/UEP/WRS/Pages/What-goes-where/Default.aspx

Please do not bring your hazardous materials to be disposed of or recycled.  Here is a link to a list of hazardous materials that cannot be accepted.  The items that will NOT be accepted by the City of Calgary include:

  • tires
  • major home appliances including microwaves
  • paint and household chemicals
  • propane tanks
  • car batteries
  • liquids
  • metals
  • glass
  • railroad ties

 Donovan Enterprises (metal)

Donovan Enterprises will be on hand to accept metal items for recycling, including:

  • appliances (any size)
  • fridges and freezers upon payment of a $20 fee
  • computers, phones, laptops, tablets, amplifiers, stereos
  • vehicle rims (with or without tires)
  • air conditioners
  • disassembled metal bed frames
  • metal exercise equipment
  • steel weights
  • bicycles
  • car/motorcycle batteries
  • metal vehicle parts

The following list of items are NOT accepted:

  • propane tanks
  • tires without rims
  • chain link or chicken wire fencing
  • mattress springs
  • concrete weights
  • wood and plastic
  • televisions and computer monitors
  • plastic exercise equipment
  • printers and fax machines
  • storage sheds (metal or wood)
  • items containing flammable liquids (ie lawnmowers with gas, heaters with fuel)
  • items containing mercury
  • radioactive material
  • dirt, debris, or waste of any kind (glass, wood, dirt, concrete, asphalt or other non-metallic materials)

SCRI Recycling (electronics)

SCRI, which has taken over Recycle-Logic, will be available to take a large variety of household electronics for recycling.  For a list of items that are accepted and not accepted, please go to the following link:  https://www.scri.ca/what-we-recycle/

Cerebral Palsy Association (household items)

The Cerebral Palsy Association will be on hand to accept gently used clothing and household items.  Here’s a link for more information and a poster CP Association at Cranston Cleanup about the Cerebral Palsy Association’s participation.


New for 2019 will be Enviroshred, a well-known secure document-shredding company.  This service will be free to Cranston Community Association members and available to the general public with the purchase of a Cranston Community Association membership ($20 annual fee).  Bring all the shredding you’ve got – their trucks will make confetti of it all!