The following items may be placed in the black bins: Items must be bagged

  • All glass
  • Aerosol cans
  • Lighters
  • Lightbulbs - NOT fluorescent tubes
  • Coat hangers
  • Pots and pans
  • Housewares
  • Food waste and table scraps
  • Plastics that are not containers such as cutlery, straws, laundry basket, or Tupperware
  • Disposable coffee cups
  • Paper or plastic drinking cups
  • Waxed or plasticized food containers
  • Styrofoam

The following items are not accepted at the landfill:

  • Tires
  • Propane tanks
  • Contaminated soil
  • Hazardous materials

Electronics, paint, and glass bottles

​​Sarcan Recycling, 311 Queen Elizabeth Blvd. East
Phone 306-542-3858
Monday-Friday 9:15 am to 1 pm, 1:15 pm to 4:45 pm

Sarcan will accept metal beverage cans, plastic bottles, glass bottles and juice boxes. Beverage container deposits are refunded. Sarcan will also accept desktop computers, notebooks, monitors, printers, fax machines, televisions and left-over paint. Visit www.sarcan.ca, call, or stop by for recycling guidelines. 

The Town supports your endeavours to separate, recycle and re-use waste materials that help put garbage where it belongs. The Town of Kamsack has recycling options for the following materials. To discuss recycling options, please contact the Town Office at (306) 542 - 2155.

The following items are accepted at the landfill:

At no cost (free):

  • Grass clippings and leaves
  • Trees/branches
  • Garden waste

At cost:

  • Scrap metal
  • Large appliance items such as dryers, stoves, washers, deep freezers and fridges with liquid drained
  • Construction material
  • Furniture
  • Concrete

The following items may be placed in the blue bins: Leave items loose unless otherwise noted.

  • Paper products and envelopes
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Flattened carboard and box board 
  • Brown paper bags
  • Shredded paper (must be bagged in clear bags only!)
  • Clean tin
  • Aluminum beverage cans
  • Clean drink boxes
  • Clean milk cartons
  • Plastic drink bottles, caps removed 
  • Plastic shopping bags (must be bagged)
  • Clean plastic food containers (for example: yogurt, peanut butter and salad dressing containers)
  • Clean plastic containers (for example: mouthwash bottles, shampoo, bleach, detergent and household cleaner containers)

Plastic Containers must have one of these 

these Recycling symbols:

Before disposing of any waste material, please carefully review the recycling options below to minimize refuse that has to be take to the landfill. We also urge everyone to view this information about material that should never be flushed down the drain or toilet to minimize the possibility of clogged drains and sewer lines.

Please note:

The content of carts will be monitored.

  • Carts must be closed
  • All items must be in the carts
  • If you put something that is not allowed the tenant/owner will be penalized and cart removed.

Compost material, leaves and trees

Town of Kamsack landfill

See details below.

Used cooking oil
Co-op C Store, 695 Railway St.
Phone: 306-542-2616

Used cooking oil may be placed in the container located at the back of the building. This does not include motor oil.​​

Please note:

The content of carts will be monitored.

  • Carts must be closed
  • All items must be in the carts
  • If you put something in that is not allowed, the tenant/owner may be penalized and the cart could be removed.

2020 Waste & Recycling Schedule for both Green and Yellow Areas


Black Plastic Bags
Aerosol Cans
Scrap Metal
Wire or Plastic Coat Hangers
Pots & Pans
Construction Material
ALL Electronics
Deodorant Sticks
Toothpaste Tubes
Frozen Juice Containers
Food or Yard Waste
Grass Clippings/Leaves
Table Scraps
Disposable Coffee Cups
Paper or Plastic Drinking Cups
Waxed or Plasticized Food Containers
Hazardous Materials
NO used toiletry
NO diapers

NO ashes of any sort

The following items may not be placed in the black bins:

  • Car batteries
  • All electronics
  • Furniture
  • Paint
  • Oil and filters
  • Hot ashes
  • Grass clippings/garden waste
  • Dirt and rocks
  • Concrete or bricks
  • Hazardous materials
  • Construction materials
  • Propane tanks

Construction & Demolition (C&D) Materials Landfill

A Town of Kamsack C&D Landfill site accepts designated materials from construction, demolition or renovation activities and separated loads containing concrete materials by appointment from 7 am to 4 pm on weekdays.


Residents of Kamsack with a building and/or demolition permit(s) require diversion of designated C&D refuse to the C&D Landfill. 

Kamsack residents that do not require a building or demolition permit and carry C&D/renovation refuse in vehicles of ½ to 1 ton capacity and/or towing a utility trailer of 2 cubic yards or less will use the current tipping fee schedule.

The Municipal Landfill will not accept concrete loads.

Please obtain a copy of the Construction & Demolition Landfill Policy from the Town Office or click here

Waste & Recycling Collection Schedules

​Garbage and recycling will be collected on Thursdays. Each household in Kamsack will have received information about their specific schedule. If you have lost your information or you are new to Kamsack, please click on the schedule above or contact Town Office at 306-542-2155.

Kamsack Landfill

The landfill is located on NE 27-29-32-W1, half mile west along Highway 5 and approximately 1 mile south of Kamsack.

View, print or download the Kamsack Landfill winter hours of operation and fee schedule.

The following items are accepted at no charge at the town landfill: 

  • Clean lumber (unpainted and untreated lumber; any metal such as nails, screws, hinges etc. must be removed prior to placing on burnable pile. All treated or painted lumber can be included in the household garbage pile. 
  • Trees placed in burn pile
  • Grass clippings and leaves placed in compost area 

For all other items, tickets must be purchased from Town Office before being delivered to landfill. 

There is strict legislation in place for landfill sites. Please cooperate with the Town in its efforts to maintain these regulations and our landfill.

waste & recycling