Grey Carts (Household Garbage)

Grey CartGrey carts are emptied biweekly throughout the year.

You can view the Town’s 2024 Waste Collection Calendar for the Zone map and the scheduled pick up date for your address. 

Please have your grey cart at the curb for waste pick up by 7 a.m. on your designated collection day.

What Goes in My Grey Cart?

Whatever didn’t find a home in your Green Cart (compost) or your Blue Recycling Bag, will go into the Grey Cart (household garbage).

Please click on the links below for more information:

  • Diapers (disposable)
  • Ceramics, clay pots and chinaware
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Gift wrap, tissue paper and ribbons
  • Glass
  • Mirrors
  • Plastic bags, 
  • Plastic food wrap
  • Bubble wrap
  • Plastics that don't have a recycle symbol
  • Styrofoam
  • Wax paper
  • Parchment paper
  • Wet wipes and cotton swabs
  • Worn-out clothing

Please see the Waste Transfer Station page for a further list of items not accepted for disposal.

For more information about the requirements for placing your grey cart at the curb on collection day, please visit the Curbside Cart Placement page.

If your curbside waste (grey cart) was not picked up on your designated collection day, please contact E360S dispatch at 403-341-9300 or by email at

For further information on the curbside waste collection program, please call the Town office at 403-783-4431.

Property owners can request an additional grey cart for $7.27 per month by calling the Town of Ponoka Office at 403-783-4431.

To request a repair/replacement for a damaged cart, please call E360S dispatch at 403-341-9300 or by email at