MUNICIPALITIES & INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES

Municipalities, First Nations and Métis Settlements, waste authorities and commissions—collectively referred to as Registered Collectors—are the front line of the Recycling Programs. There are approximately 437 electronics, paint, tire, and used oil materials recycling depots (collection sites) in 161 municipalities, ensuring that wherever you live or do business in Alberta, there is a depot nearby.

BECOME A COLLECTION SITE:

Download the Collection Site Requirements document to find out what it means to be a registered collection site in the Electronics, Paint, Tire, and Used Oil Recycling Programs and the benefits this presents to your community.

Download the Collection Site Registration Form to register your sites that accept materials in the Electronics, Paint, Tire, and Used Oil Recycling Programs.

Eligible Product Lists:

Find out what materials are accepted for recycling through the Electronics, Paint, Tire, and Used Oil Recycling Programs. The Electronics Expansion Pilot Project (ePilot) has been extended and is continuing under the existing guidelines. 

REquest Collection Funding:

The Electronics, ePilot and Paint collection funding can be claimed when the materials are shipped to a registered processor for recycling. All new Registered Collector claims are now to be reported through the ARMA Connect Portal.

Please click here for training materials.

ARMA provides the collection funding on a quarterly basis with our fiscal year running from April 1, 2023 – March 31, 2024. You can find the payment schedule here. Quarterly Electronics and Paint Collection Funding Payment Schedule.

For questions regarding registered collection sites please contact us at 1.888.999.8762 or collection.sites@albertarecycling.ca

COLLECTION SITE AWARDS

Find out who won as the friendly competition to serve our province and community continues!

View winners and learn more about the Awards.

Municipal RECYCLING ROUNDUP GRANT:

Municipalities, Indigenous communities, regional waste authorities and commissions, and registered collection sites can apply for a grant to hold a Recycling Roundup to collect old electronics, paint, scrap tires, used oil materials, and household hazardous waste.

Step One: Review the 2024-25 Municipal Recycling Roundup Grant Guide.

Step Two: Submit the Municipal Recycling Roundup Application at least four weeks prior to your event.

Step Three: After your event, submit the fFunding Request Form.

BEST PRACTICES WORKSHOP:

Alberta Recycling Management Authority (ARMA) is pleased to offer these Workshops and Learning Modules to registered collection sites or municipalities interested in registering. The Workshops and Learning Modules provide in-depth information on the Collection Site Program to help you effectively manage Electronics, Paint, Tires, and Used Oil Material at your Collection Sites.

To arrange a workshop in your area please contact our Program Administrator (Collection Sites) at 1.888.999.8762 or via e-mail at collection.sites@albertarecycling.ca  

Check out our new online Paint Recycling or HHW Learning ModulesModules for Tires, Electronics, and Used Oil Materials are in development.

ADVERTISE YOUR COLLECTION SITE

ARMA offers the Registered Collection Site Advertising Grant to help registered sites raise awareness of local recycling options. Learn about funding opportunities to assist in promoting your electronics, paint, tires, and used oil material collection efforts.

Please contact our Program Administrator (Collection Sites) at 1.888.999.8762 or via e-mail at collection.sites@albertarecycling.ca  

ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Municipal GRANT PROGRAM:

ARMA provides funding to help purchase recycled tire products for community projects or upgrade registered tire collection areas.

TIRE-DERIVED AGGREGATE (TDA):

TDA (Tire-Derived Aggregate) can be an excellent alternative to traditional forms of drainage material in leachate collection systems.

Collection Site NEWSLETTER:

Find out the latest news for Electronics, Paint, Tire, and Used Oil Collection Sites.

Promotional Materials:

Brochures and printed materials are available to help you keep your community informed.

INDUSTRY COUNCIL REPRESENTATION

Did you know that each recycling program has an Industry Council, which includes an individual representing municipal recycling interests in Alberta? The Councils were established to provide industry insight and recommendations to the Board of Directors on key aspects of each recycling program. Click here to learn more.