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Resources for Municipal Waste Management

Alberta Waste and Recycling legislation

Government of Alberta

Alberta Recycling Programs

Recycling Council of Alberta (RCA) 

Other Programs and Resources 

Regional Collaboration 

Municipalities are increasingly collaborating to provide services to their residents and waste management is no exception. For example, the Capital Region Waste Minimization Advisory Committee (CRWMAC) provides a forum for all municipalities in the Capital Region area to share information and implement joint waste minimization strategies and solutions. Its Terms of Reference sets out a vision for the region to be a leader in waste minimization that strives to achieve greater than 80 per cent waste diversion. 

The CRWMAC has developed the Capital Region Integrated Waste Management Plan (CRIWMP) to evaluate the “how to” and feasibility of achieving the target of diverting 80 per cent of waste. Documents related to the plan include the following: