CUI is committed to recycling as many materials as possible to keep them out of our landfills. We accept a wide variety of items that fall outside of what goes in your blue cart.

The Recycle Depot is for the use of Chestermere residential customers only. Commercial deliveries (ie: landscaping companies) are not accepted.



The CUI Recycle Depot is located on the grounds of the Chestermere Public Works yard, at 281107 Township Road, 243 .

Click here for a map of the Recycling Depot location, in addition to information on garbage collection days.


The CUI Recycle Depot is open:

Monday to Friday: 8:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays: 8:00am – 4:00pm

We are closed Christmas Day — December 25th, and New Year’s Day — January 1st.

What is Accepted at the Recycle Depot?

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The Recycle Depot DOES NOT accept:

  • Dirt
  • Sod
  • Motor Oil
  • Old Gas
  • Propane Tanks
  • Polystyrene (Styrofoam)
  • Freon Units (fridges, freezers, air conditioners, water coolers)
  • Large appliances (such as stoves, dishwashers, washing machines)

Items that are accepted for recycling at the CUI Recycle Depot:

  • Clean Glass Jars and Bottles –
    • Glass Jars are NOT PERMITTED in blue recycling carts. If glass is tossed into your blue cart, the blue cart will not be collected.
    • For more information on why, click here
  • Small Appliances – coffee makers, toasters
  • USED Cooking Oil
  • Batteries (from AAA to car batteries and all sizes in between)
  • Clothing (donation bins located on site) – All donated clothing goes to Clothing for a Cause
  • Tires and Rims
  • Cardboard
  • Mixed Paper
  • Newspaper
  • Plastics with the Recycling Triangle numbered 1–7
  • Tin
  • Residential Compostable Items (Organics)
    • Yard Waste (such as grass clippings, leaves, flowers).
    • green bin contents
    • NOTE: items must be in a compostable bag.
  • Electronics:
    • Cell phones, smart phones, pagers
    • Related phone accessories, including chargers, plugs, etc.
    • Telephones and related equipment
    • Computers
    • Networking equipment
    • Modems
    • Routers
    • Hubs
    • Televisions
    • VCR/DVD/CD players
    • Stereos/radios
    • Home theater in a box
    • Cable/Satellite receivers
    • Video game consoles
    • Microwaves
    • Electronic Wire
  • Eligible Paints – 100mL to 24 Litres
    • Interior & exterior latex and alkyd (oil based) paints
    • Porch, floor and deck paints
    • Interior and exterior varnishes and urethanes
    • Primers, undercoats and water repellant sealers
    • Enamels
    • Wood finishing oils and stains
    • Non-catalyzed and non nitrocellulose lacquers
    • Shellac
    • Rust and decorative metal paints
    • Concrete and driveway (non-tar based) paints
    • Tree marking paint
    • Fence and barn paint
    • Empty paint cans and pails
    • Paint aerosols
    • Marine paint (must not contain pesticides).

What is the fee for using the Recycle Depot & what else can I take there?

Each CUI account owner in Chestermere pays a flat monthly recycle depot fee. The 2018 fee can be found on our rates page & you can search how to properly recycle items on Sorting Central.