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Animal Waste

Did you know that animal waste is not permitted in your curbside collection service? Animal waste is harmful to our Municipal curbside collectors and it’s unpleasant when left in public receptacles (e.g., garbage cans, along the trails, or near schools). So double-bag your animal waste and take it to the municipal landfill located 8.5 km south on Highway 63. Animal waste drop-off is free of charge.

Animal waste includes fecal matter, kitty litter, plus soiled wood chips and newspapers.

The landfill sells Green Cones, which retail for $90 and allows you to safely compost animal waste. Although animal waste compost can’t be used for edible gardens, it can be safely used to fertilize trees and shrubs.

Animal Waste Drop-Off Events

Every spring as snow thaws, the Municipality hosts free animal waste drop-off events in Fort McMurray.

Stay tuned for future drop-off events. Updates can be found here or for more information, call PULSE at 780-743-7000.

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