Upcoming Events


  • Sliding Extravaganza - March 18th, 2PM @ "hospital hill" 
  • Old Timers Picnic - June 24th, 4PM @ senior's gazebo behind Lakewood Lodge



Town of Big River Garbage/Recycle Calendar 2023 * New

 Blue Bins - Click here to view the Recycling Information brochure



On June 15th, 2019, the Town of Big River started a new program to manage town residential waste which had previously gone to the Landfill/Transfer Station north of Big River.

Location: 659 Hoehn Road (Town Yard on Industrial Road)


This program is replacing the annual Town Cleanup Day. Residential property owners can bring their items to the Town yard during the designated hours free of charge.


Hours of Operation:

Please note that if a Statutory Holiday lands on a Wednesday, the yard will be open the following day; 

  • Residential Town Yard will be open
  • Wednesdays 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • and Saturdays 12:00pm - 4:00pm
  • from April 2022- September 2022


Items not accepted:

  • Tires, shingles, construction waste, concrete, oil, oil filters, paint cans. These items will need to go to the Highway 55 Waste Management near Canwood.
  • Electronics, TVs, computers, printers – take to SARCAN
  • Residential property owners who are planning to do renovations can make arrangements with Highway 55 Waste Management (306)468-3055 to have a 6 yard bin brought to their yard for construction waste. When the bin is full or job is complete, the property owner would then contact Highway 55 Waste Management to have the bin tipped and removed. This cost would be the property owner’s.

Yard Waste:

  • The Town Residential Garbage Collection Site will not be accepting yard waste such as leaves/branches etc. between November 1 – May 1.
  • Also note that if you have larger piesces of wood, the Regional Park will accept it for firewood. Call the Regional Park; Jim at (306) 730-8549. 

* Please remember that smaller recyclables items can be put into your blue recycle container at home.

* Also, please note that we accept large items, however if you are going through to the city to purchase a new washer, dryer, fridge, stove, furniture, mattress, etc. you can also drop your old ones off for a fee at Highway 55 Waste Management (by Canwood) on your way to the city, or

McDonald Metals Ltd. in Prince Albert accepts all of the metal items free of charge 24 hours/day @ Hwy 3 42nd St.East.

* Do not drop off items at the gate when it is not open.



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