Regional Landfill, Transfer Station and Salvage Centre
Household recycling, composting and garbage collection is managed through the Town's 3 Stream Waste Collection program. However, on occasion, residents may have waste that will not fit into, or is not appropriate for, these bins.
Foothills Regional Landfill
The Foothills Landfill and Resource Recovery Centre (LRRC) is located near Okotoks, and accepts all types of household waste including electronic waste, construction waste, compost, recycling and household hazardous waste.
Regular hours for the Landfill are Monday - Saturday, 8:30am - 4:30pm. Closed Sundays and statutory holidays. Phone: 403-938-5224
Download a printable Map (pdf) of directions to the LRRC.
The LRRC is also home to the Foothills Salvage and Recycling Society (FSRS) which operates a Salvage Centre which accepts donations of reusable household and sporting goods items including clothing which are in good condition.
The FSRS is a registered not-for-profit society dedicated to keeping usable and recyclable items out of the landfill, and makes donated items accessible for purchase at an affordable price through their facility.
The Salvage Centre hours of operation are Monday through Saturday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (closed on statutory holidays and on the first Wednesday of every month for maintenance).
Form more information visit their websiteor phone 403-648-3764.
Diamond Valley Transfer Station
The FLRRC runs several satellite Transfer Stations throughout Foothills County, which handle a limited range of waste products at each site.
The Diamond Valley Transfer Station is located just north of Diamond Valley and is available to local residents for disposal of:
Including tree branches, lawn clippings, garden waste etc.
- Electronics recycling What electronic waste products are accepted?Computers, keyboards, mouse, cables, speakers, monitors, printers, laptops, notebooks, tablets and TVs.What is not accepted as electronic waste?DVD players, VCRs, stereos, label makers, calculators, digital photo frames, etc.
- Household Garbage
Garbage MUST be bagged in Foothills County marked bags which can be purchased for $2 from the Hi Ho Gas and Grocery.
Transfer Station Driving Directions:
From (former) Black Diamond
From (former) Turner Valley
Transfer Station Hours
April 15 - November 15 - open Monday, Tuesday, Friday & Saturday from 10am - 4pm
November 16 - April 14 - open Friday and Saturday from 10am - 4pm