Killam is excited to be part of a pilot project in conjunction with Flagstaff Regional Solid Waste Management to host a Curbside Recycling Program for our community!
Residents and Businesses of Killam will enjoy the convience of having recyclables picked up once a month (this will take place on the first Thursday). Recyclables are to be placed in transparent blue bags that can be purchased at any retail store that sells garbage bags. The bags will be picked up in the same location that you put out your garbage - please do not put the bags in recepticles or garbage bins. There is not limit to the number of bags you put out!
Items that can be recycled include: Hard Plastics - #1 thru #7 - typically your food containers, washer fluid jugs, etc
Tin or Aluminum Cans - Soup cans, pop cans, tetra packs, milk containers, etc
All Clean Paper - office paper, newspaper, magazines, phone books, catalogues, etc
All Clean Cardboard - moving boxes, cereal boxes, paper egg cartons, etc.
Please ensure that containers and cans are rinsed clean. Collapse all cardboard -large boxes can be placed under your blue bags - no need to bag it!
NOT Recyclable: NOStyrofoam
NO Plastic Bags, Film or Bubble Wrap
NO Plastic Clamshells
NO Food Waste
NO Soiled Tissue
NO Shredded Paper
NO Yard Waste (this can be placed in the grass and branch bins behind the School/Hospital)
If you have further questions, please call Flagstaff Waste 780-384-3950
If you are a rural resident, please drop by and pick up your new phone book at Killam Plumbing and Heating. Notices will not be put in the mail, so please share this information with your neighbors!
The Killam Regional Aquatic Centre will now be open every Sunday, from 2:00pm - 4:00pm for Public Swimming! Bring down the Family for an afternoon of healthy fun and excersice!
Also, following Public Swim, Lane Swim will be scheduled from 4:00pm until 5:00pm. Regular Fees apply!
For an up-to-date scheule, check the Town of Killam website, Recreation tab, under Swimming Pools, "Click Here" link. Of follow along on the "Killam Recreation" Facebook page!
In efforts to make waste disposal more efficenient, the Killam Transfer Site, located just east of Killam along Highway 13, will be closed as of Saturday, April 1, 2017.
Alternative transfer sites for residents include the following:
Tuesday - Daysland - open 8:30am - 4:30pm (closed Noon - 1:00pm)
Wednesday - Hardisty - open 8:30am - Noon
Alliance - open 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Thursday - Forestburg - open 8:30am-4:30pm (closed Noon - 1:00pm)
Saturday - 8:30am - Noon - Forestburg and Hardisty
1:00pm - 4:30pm - Daysland and Alliance
or 8:30am - 4:30pm - Sedgewick Landfill Site (closed Noon - 1:00pm)