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Wildlife-proof Bins

All waste bins in Jasper are wildlife-proof. Dispose of household garbage in the large bins that are located in all residential and commercial areas in Jasper.

What goes where:

Cardboard, paper, newsprint, beverage containers, tin, glass, plastic, household batteries, organics, plastics, propane canisters (no aerosols).Recycling Stations (Activity Centre parking lot and S-Block)
 Yard waste and bicycle tires S- Block location only  
Household wasteWaste and kitchen compost bins throughout town
Beverage ContainersBeverage container bins located throughout town
E-waste (computers, cell phones, televisions), Household Hazardous Waste, tires, appliances, metal, wood and other large items (furniture, etc.)Jasper Transfer Station

Jasper Transfer Station  

Hours of Operation

 Day Hours
 Monday Closed
 Tuesday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 Wednesday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 Thursday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
 Sunday Closed

Facility operated by Parks Canada - 780-852-3531

Plastic Recycling

Jasper has two community recycling locations:
  1. Activity Centre Parking lot, Pyramid Lake Road
  2. S- Block location, Stan Wright Drive Industrial Park

You can recycle plastic at the Activity Centre parking lot and S block facilities.

Accepted plastic: 

  • wide mouth tubs (yogurt tubs, ice cream pails)
  • bottles with a neck (cleaning products, juice jugs)
  • soft plastic (produce and bakery containers)

Not accepted plastic: 

  • Styrofoam
  • low density plastic (bags, packaging) 
  • hard plastic (lawn chairs, toys) 
  • motor oil bottles

Beverage Containers

There are beverage container recycling bins in various locations throughout town, including the S-Block and Activity Centre recycling depots. 

Jasper Recycle Depot

You can return all beverage containers to the local Jasper Recycle Depot for a refund deposit. Every beverage container has a refund of either 10 or 25 cents.

Location: Stan Wright Dr, Jasper, AB T0E 1E0

Contact: 780-852-5556


Tuesday – Friday, 10:00 AM – 3:30 AM

Saturday 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM 

Closed: Sunday and Monday 

Cardboard Drop-Off

You can drop off commercial cardboard Monday to Friday between 1:00 pm and 3:00pm.

  • You can drop loads of cardboard directly to the Operations building located at 3 Compound Road in Jasper (east bay door)
  • Please do not dump cardboard outside of business hours
  • Please break down cardboard boxes during the public hours of operation