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Big Bin Events start on June 2 – Dispose of large household items

(Fort McMurray, AB – May 28, 2019) – Think big about spring cleaning. Residents are invited to dig out those large household items for disposal and take them to one of the annual Big Bin Events in various communities throughout June.

This free service allows residents to dispose of large household items which cannot be set out for regular waste collection, such as large furniture, appliances, renovation materials (wood, countertops, tiles, etc.) and yard waste.

Please be advised that these events are for residential waste only, and commercial, construction and animal waste will not be accepted at these events.

Also note that refrigerators/freezers/air conditioners/water coolers will be subject to a $42.90 fee for CFC removal.  Mattresses and box springs are also subject to a $20 fee (per piece) for disposal.

Residents will require photo ID and proof of address before depositing for these items. Additional fees will not be collected at the events, but with the proper ID, fees can be added to monthly utility bills.

All Big Bin Events take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Date Community Location
June 2 Fort McMurray (*new event) 10020 MacDonald Ave. (corner of MacDonald Ave and Morrison St.)
June 8 Saprae Creek Vista Ridge
June 15 Anzac Municipal Office at Anzac Recreation Centre
June 22 Gregoire Lake Estates Community Mail Boxes
June 29 Fort McMurray Brett Drive (Recycling Depot)

For more information on disposal of large items, call Pulse at 780-743-7000 or visit rmwb.ca/pulse. Rural communities can contact Pulse toll free at 1-800-973-9663.

Additional information can also be found at rmwb.ca/bigbin.


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