Garbage Collection

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The County provides curbside pick-up at the following locations:

  • Hamlets of Buck Lake and Alder Flats (Mondays)
  • Viola Beach, Beachside Estates, Woodwind Estates (Mondays)
  • Curilane Beach and Wizard Lake (Tuesdays)
  • Hamlet of Gwynne (Tuesdays)
  • Hamlet of Mulhurst Bay (Tuesdays)
  • Hamlet of Winfield (Tuesdays)
  • Hamlet of Westerose (Mondays)

Please note that if your pick-up date falls on a statutory holiday, curbside pick-up will occur the next business day. Watch the website and Pipestone Flyer newspaper for Christmas scheduled hours.  2018 Garbage Collection Holiday Schedule

Garbage Collection Guidelines as per Bylaw 2008/73:

  • All waste to be placed curbside by 7:00 a.m. on the day of pick-up
  • All waste must be bagged and put in a receptacle
  • Four (4) receptacles accepted; not to exceed 121 litres capacity per household
  • Maximum 25 kg (55 lbs) per receptacle


Garbage Collection Fees

Mandatory fees (Bylaw 2008/73) will be charged to every lot eligible to receive the service; with the exception of vacant property. Vacant properties shall be defined as a property with no improvements or structure capable of occupancy (i.e. holiday trailers shall be considered as an improvement).

Garbage collection fees are $10.00 per month. Accounts receivable invoices will be sent out every second month according to the utility billing schedule.   


Any questions regarding services provided or to report if your garbage was not picked up, contact the Utility Foreman at 780-361-6236 or rboyd@county.wetaskiwin.ab.ca.