Cart Pilot Program

Certain households in Red Deer have been selected to participate in a pilot program using coloured carts to help sort and manage household refuse. Learn more.

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Black Cart

Chosen households can use the Black Cart to deposit their garbage for year-round, bi-weekly pickup.

Blue Cart

Chosen households can use the Blue Cart to deposit their recycling for year-round, bi-weekly pickup.

Green Cart

Chosen households can use the Green Cart to deposit their organics including yard waste, food scraps, and pet waste for year-round, weekly pickup.

Who is Participating?

Approximately 2000 households throughout Red Deer have been piloting the Cart system since 2015.

Green Cart Pilot Program Map (pdf)