3 Stream Waste Collection

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NEW: Change to Organics / Green Cart Pick-up to Bi-Weekly for Winter Months

Please be advised that Organics / Green Cart collection will change to bi-weekly for the winter months from November – March. Organics collection will alternate weeks between the two two communities, see schedule below.


Black Diamond

Turner Valley

November 2
November 9
November 16
November 23
November 30
December 7
December 14
December 21
December 28
January 4
January 11
January 18
January 25
February 1
February 8
February 15
February 22
March 1
March 8
March 15
March 22
March 29

Please note that the cost of the 3-Stream Waste Collection Program remains constant throughout the year, as the cost of service for the entire program is divided equally between all months, and charged to residents bi-monthly on their utility bills.

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Garbage Collection Thursdays

Collection reminders to residents are:

  • Waste must be bagged and tied shut, no loose waste in the cart
  • The set-out time for carts is 7:00 am
  • Ensure the cart is placed properly for pick-up (see Collection Details page)

Recycling & Compost Collection Wednesdays

Collection reminders to residents are:

  • Recycling must be loose in the cart (shredded paper excepted)
  • The set-out time for carts is 7:00 am
  • Ensure the cart is placed properly for pick-up (see Collection Details page)
  • For information on what goes in each cart, see the FAQs or the Green Bin or Blue Bin pages

Organics green cart collection is changing to seasonal bi-weekly pickup for the winter months of November – March starting November 2, 2022, as the colder season means carts will have little to no yard waste. The cost of the 3 Stream Waste Collection has been pro-rated for the year to account for the seasonal bi-weekly pickup. 

Organics pickup dates for the next few months are November 2, 16, November 30, December 14, and December 28, 2022. Recycling and garbage pickup remain weekly. 

Prevent your organics from freezing to the inside of your cart once colder weather arrives by discovering these helpful tips from Okotoks Waste Services

If your garbage, recycling or compost does NOT get picked up

Please reach out to waste@okotoks.ca

Subject Line: Address (Your address)

                      Issue: Garbage/Recycling/Compost Not Picked Up

Body of email:

  • Collection address
  • Resident First and Last Name
  • Resident Email Address
  • Resident Phone Number

Residents with inquiries can contact the Town of Diamond Valley at (403) 933-4348.