Bins4Rent Frequently Asked Questions about Recycling in Edmonton

If you are interested in bin rental dumpster services and recycling in Edmonton, you may have some questions. Here are a few of the commonly asked questions we receive:

What items do you allow in your bins?

  • Large items (furniture, televisions, stereos, sofas, etc)

  • Garage, shed & yard scrap such as patio furniture, BBQs, lawn mowers, tools, etc

  • Construction/renovation debris (drywall, carpeting, lumber, stucco, insulation, etc)

  • Scrap wood from old decks, fences, lumber, etc

  • Trees, brush, old sod

  • Appliances not containing Freon (stove, dish washer, microwave, hot water tanks, washer, dryer, toaster)

  • Drywall mud or glue containers (open & dried out)

What items do you not allow in your bins?

  • Hazardous materials or incompatible wastes including any of the following items:

  • Chemical waste, hazardous waste or other offensive materials

  • Liquid waste of any type

  • Any type of container that holds or has held any type of liquid

  • Paint cans, paint pails or any form of paint containers

  • Oil or petroleum products of any kind including cans, containers, hoses, etc that have held a petroleum product

  • Batteries

  • Pressurized containers such as aerosol cans, scuba tanks, oxygen tanks, fire extinguishers, propane bottles

  • Railroad ties (new or used)

  • Contaminated topsoil or clay

What specialty items do you allow in your bins?

  • Concrete

  • Shingles

  • Topsoil, dirt, clay

  • Batteries

  • Tires

  • Mattresses & box springs

  • Appliances containing Freon such as fridges, freezers & air conditioning units

Note: You MUST notify us in advance and receive prior approval before placing any of the above specialty items in your bin. If you are unsure if your items can be placed in our bins, please ask when booking your bin rental. For specialty recyclable items, please call for details since we must divert these items at the landfill for proper recycling.

If you have any other questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us!


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