Residential Garbage Pickup
Garbage sevices for the Town of Killam are provided by Flagstaff Regional Solid Waste Management Association. Residential, household garbage pickup in Killam is scheduled for Fridays. Please have garbage placed outside by 7:30am as drivers may not always use regular pickup routes and times. Billing for residential and business' is added to the monthly Town utility invoice.
Garbage must be properly bagged and each bag should not weigh over 20kg. Watch the local newspaper for changes in pickup schedules prior to upcoming holidays, reminders will be posted on the Town of Killam Facebook page, or check the Flagstaff Regional Waste website at: www.frswma.com/urban-commercial-collection They may also be reached by phone at (780) 384-3950
Killam's Transfer Site, located east of Killam on Highway 13, will no longer be open to the Public for additional garbage disposal. Residents are encouraged to utilize the Flagstaff Regional Solid Waste Landfill Site or one of the other local Transfer Sites within the County. These sites are located at Alliance, Daysland, Forestburg and Hardisty and the hours are listed below.
The Landfill is located approximately 6 miles north and 2 miles east of Sedgewick. FRSWMA prefers that all customers take Range Road 122 in order to access the main landfill.
Rural Address: 45125 RR 122
Legal Land Description: SW 11-45-12-W4
Blue Bag Recycling Program - NEW*
The first Thursday of the month will be Killam's curbside recycling day! Please have your clear, blue recycle bags put out by 8:00am in the same location as your regular Friday garbage. Leave your "blue bags" visible to the Operators, do not put the bags in bins or receptiacles. There is no limit to the number of bags allowed for this program! Cardboard placed for pickup does not need to be put into bags. Simply place the flattened cardboard underneath your recycle bags. "Blue Bags" can typically be purchased at any retail store that sells garbage bags. In Killam, you can get them at the Co-op, the Home Hardware and the Drug Store. Click on the icons below for more details!
The bins for Grass clippings are located beside the water treatment plant behind the Killam Hospital and School. Please ensure that only grass is emptied into the bins, no garbage bags please! Due to popular use, the bins will be emptied on Fridays and Tuesdays. Please do not use these bins for branches or garbage! The bins are supplied by Flagstaff Regional Solid Waste Management.
All paper recycling bins located at the Town Shop yard have been moved inside the shop gates. Only the Cardboard bins remain outside.
A Commingled Recycling Program will be introduced beginning in July of 2014! The program will see tin and aluminum cans added to the list of reclyclable materials already collected at the Town of Killam recylce bins. Bins will now be color coded - so recyling will be made just that much easier!
Currently, the recylce bins available include:
**PAPER BINS - located at the Town Shop yard, on the west end of Killam 5913-51 Avenue
Bin "A" is for newsprint, flyers and glossy flyers - (NO PLASTIC BAGS, TWINE, STRING, CATALOGUES OR PHONE BOOKS)
Bin "B" is for printed and unprinted stock paper, photocopying paper (white & colored), accounting paper, envelopes, manilla envelopes, accounting ledgers, index cards, shredded paper, rice paper, card stock and construction paper - (NO CARBON PAPER, BOXBOARD, PLASTIC BAGS, TWINE, STRING, CATALOGUES OR PHONE BOOKS)
**MILK JUGS AND #2 PLASTICS BINS - located at the Town Shop yard 5913-51 Ave.
**CARDBOARD BINS (all cardboard must be flattened) - located at the Town Shop yard 5913-51 Ave.
BOTTLES & CANS - the Killam Bottle Depot is located at 4926-50 St.- access is from the back alley. Open Thursday - Saturday
PLEASE SORT ALL RECYCABLES PROPERLY AND DISPERSE EACH ITEM INTO THE APPROPRIATE BINS