Waste & Recycling

Waste and Recycling


Waste and recycling is collected by Loraas Disposal on an alternating schedule every two weeks.

2023 Waste, Recycling & Organics Collection Schedule

If you have questions about your collection schedule or service, contact Loraas Disposal or call (306) 242-2300 Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

Collection Tips

  • Ensure your cart is rolled out by 7:00 am on your designated collection day.
  • Collection equipment requires clear, safe access to your cart. Make sure there is at least 4 feet of space between your cart and buildings, vehicles, overhead and underground utilities.
  • Containers with inappropriate materials, are overweight or overheight will not be collected.
  • Service continues even on statutory holidays.
  • Do not place grass clippings in your cart. Grass clippings and other organic materials can be dropped off at 10th Avenue North.

Need an Extra Bin?

​​​​​O​​ne garbage cart and one recycling cart is provided as part of your annual property tax.

Additional carts are provided on a pre-paid annual subscription basis. Pick up days remain the same as your current schedule.

  • Garbage carts: $166.62 per year
  • Recycling carts: $111.08 per year

Contact Loraas Disposal or call (306) 242-2300.

Northern Landfill

Solid Waste can be dropped off at the Northern Landfill, located off Highway 12 (turn east on Lutheran Road). The Landfill is operated by Loraas Disposal.

Northern Landfill Fees


Winter (October 1 to April 30)

  • Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 5:30 pm
  • Saturday, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
  • Sunday & Holidays: Closed

Summer Hours (May 1 to September 30)

  • Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 6:30 pm
  • Saturday, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
  • Sundays & Holidays: Closed 

Back Lane and General Clean-up

Each year the City offers a Fall Service that will prevent the accumulation of trash and debris that may end up in lanes, the City Yard Waste depot or dumped in business or contractor dumpsters.  Check the event calendar or resident notice about this year's program.  Including accepted and non-accepted materials

Recycling Programs

In addition the Loraas ‘Blue Bin’ as part of regular recycling collection, we encourage residents to recycle to cut down waste and to prevent potentially hazardous materials from entering landfills and ecosystems.  In 2016 we hosted our first Household Hazardous Waste Collection day, providing a collection site for residents to bring materials not meant for the local landfill.  Watch for updates regarding future dates for Household Hazardous Waste Collection.

Provided is a link to options and depots for recyclable items that are not accepted as part of the ‘blue bin’ program.  

Recycling Programs

Organics Compost Service

This  new service launched in 2017 through Loraas Organics. This service is optional and is by subscription only.  This program will run from May  to October 31st annually. The cost to the residents is $10.00 per month which will be added to their City of Martensville Utility bill.

View the Schedule to See your Pick Up Day

  • Carts must be out by 7:00 am for pick-up with lids completely closed. Overfilled carts may not be emptied.
  • Loraas will not return for carts not out prior to 7:00 am on pick-up day.  
  • These carts are for Plants waste, Fruits, Vegetables, Coffee grounds & filters, Egg shells, breads, grains, pastas, proteins and bones, solid dairy products
  • For questions as to what can and cannot go into your cart please call Loraas Organics at 306-242-2300 or visit their website at www.loraas.ca.
  • Do not separate or bag compost.
  • Do not place liquids, proteins, dairy, fat trimmings, oils, baked goods, coffee pods, bio plastics, glass, pet waste or metal in your green bin. 

Organics Collection Tips and Guidelines
Information on the Program and to Sign Up.

Grass Clipping Site

A  grass clipping and yard waste site was opened in 2015.  The site is open 7 days a week and is located along 10th Ave S., south of the off-leash dog park.  The site is under monitoring to prevent the dumping of garbage.  Please note, the site is not open to commercial contractors.

Accepted Materials

  • Leaves, grass, sod, top soil, non-elm branches and stumps, tree trimmings

Items Not Accepted

  • elm wood, saw dust, lumber, wood chips, building materials (stone, brick, clay, sand and gravel) and any other waste product

Household Hazardous Waste

The City of Martensville holds a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day once a year to provide residents the opportunity to properly dispose of items that can potentially contaminate and be a danger to the environment or landfills.

 More Information and Schedule for this years Household Harardous Collection Day including accepted and non-accepted materials. 

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