Killam News

Curbside Recycling Success!

2017-05-09 10:38:02

Job Wll Done Killam Residents!


The May 4, 2017 Curbside Recycling information is in! 

For only the second run, the number of households that participated has tripled!

                                             April                May
Households Participating:        22                   73
Blue Bags Gathered:               44                 189
Recycling Divereted:             180 kgs            790 kgs

Reminder: Clamshells (the containers that you can get fruit, vegetables, rotisserie chicken, etc.) are not recyclable.  Please put these in your regular household garbage.  Also, glass jars (from pickles, jams, condiments, etc.) are not recyclable.  Clear glass can be taken to Centra Cam in Camrose, or can be included with the regular household garbage.

The next curbside recycling pickup is scheduled for Thursday, June 1, 2017

Public Swim Sundays!

2017-05-09 10:36:23

The Killam Regional Aquatic Centre will now be open every Sunday, from 2:00pm - 4:00pm for Public Swimming!  Family fun 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!

Flagstaff Kids Connection Daycare Centre

2017-05-09 10:16:15

The licensing for the new Flagstaff Kid's Connection Daycare has been approved for September 1, 2016!  This will ensure we are a fully licensed facility! 

Information about the centre can be found on their Facebook page - Flagstaff Kid's Connection Daycare Centre page. To contact, please call (780) 385-0672!

 

Killam's Town Wide Garage Sale

2017-05-01 11:10:28

Enjoy a leisurely stroll and shop along the streets of Killam on Friday, May 5 (appx. Noon - 8:00pm) and Saturday, May 6 (appx. 8:00am - 5:00pm) to hunt for the best bargains around Town! Rain or shine, there's deals to find.

*Available at participating households only*

Curbside Recycling

2017-05-01 11:06:14

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 Glass
                              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
 

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